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Exclusive: Rise And Fall With This Clip From ‘Do I Sound Gay?’

Exclusive: Rise And Fall With This Clip From 'Do I Sound Gay?'

Of the many stereotypes used to “identify” gay men, one of the most common is “sounding gay.” To put what that means into  words would be silly and reductive, but for David Thorpe, the sound of his voice meshes with preconceived notions of his identity and sexuality, and he channels his concerns into the documentary “Do I Sound Gay?

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Featuring David Sedaris, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, George Takei and Don Lemon, the doc follows Thorpe who after a breakup with his boyfriend consults with acting coaches, linguists, friends, family, total strangers and celebrities to get the bottom of his feelings about his voice. In this clip, he learns about the modulations of his speaking tone.

“Do I Sound Gay?” is now playing in limited release and is available on VOD.

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