Women can be camp — ask Lady Gaga or Nicki Minaj — and so can literature and architecture. And my family was really nice, but they're all from New York - more like that. Since the late s, Thorpe has been recording men whom others deem to sound gay and analyzing their voices.
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Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Once you hear it, you're able to change it, but a lot of people just are unaware of it or don't know how to change it. Hollywood has made an art of defining what gay sounds like.
The acoustic and perceptual bases of judgments of women and men's sexual orientation from read speech. Our real stories and lives. I am a gay man, and that means I do not like the sound of my own voice. You wouldn't know David Thorpe was gay.
THORPE: If I have to speculate about, you know, where the so-called gay voice comes from, for me, both the most predominant, you know, answer is work. The 19th-century dislike of Romanticism is the rage of Caliban not seeing his own face in a glass.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And in terms of what I've done for my voice, I learned to breathe better, but as you can just hear when I said, breathe better - not quite good enough. And some linguist would say, look, everybody has a lisp, but there's a stereotype out there that gay men have this kind of childlike speech defect, and so gay men tend to think that it has something to do with their being gay.