“Do I Sound Gay?” review

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What a makes a voice “gay?” This witty, entertaining look at a controversial topic features candid interviews with Dan Savage, David Sedaris, George Takei, and Margaret Cho.


Some very smart people saying some very smart things about something that most straight people (and maybe gay people too?) wonder about why some people have an accent that’s immediately recognizable as “gay”.

Well done and I would highly suggest it if you’ve ever had accent and identity questions.

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