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Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

Unrated | | Documentary | 10 July 2015 (USA)
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A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director:

David Thorpe

Writers:

David Thorpe, Maeve O'Boyle (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Airington ... Himself
Richard Barrios Richard Barrios ... Himself
Margaret Cho ... Herself
Becky Collins Becky Collins ... Herself
Bob Corff ... Himself
Tim Gunn ... Himself
Jeff Hiller ... Himself
Zach King Zach King ... Himself
Don Lemon ... Himself
Benjamin Munson Benjamin Munson ... Himself (as Prof. Benjamin Munson)
Susan Sankin Susan Sankin ... Herself
Dan Savage ... Himself
David Sedaris ... Himself
Ron Smyth Ron Smyth ... Himself (as Prof. Ron Smyth)
George Takei ... Himself
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Storyline

Approaching middle age, David Thorpe, South Carolina born and bred but who has lived most of his adult life in New York City, laments his single gay status at this stage in his life. In his self-critical view, he blames that single status partly on what he considers his stereotypical gay sounding voice, something that he himself does not like and believes that most gay men do not like in others in wanting partners who are more masculine sounding. David goes to vocal coaches/speech therapists to help him transform his voice into what he considers that more standard sounding nondescript male voice. Concurrently, he speaks to gay celebrities about their voice and what if anything they did to it, and to historians and other experts about how the gay voice came into being, its history and if there is any thought to it being biologically inherent to gay men, or if it truly is a product of environment. He also talks to long time friends and family members about his own gay voice, which may ... Written by Huggo

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kuulostanko homolta? See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,461, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$119,388

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$122,595
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Quotes

David Thorpe: [off camera] Are there times when straight men sound more gay?
Ron Smyth: Usually when they're sucking my cock.
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I Am Not A Homosexual
29 August 2018 | by c-68927-09022See all my reviews

But watched it anyway because I am an open-minded man It was boring and self-centered I mean he has friends and he loses friends. Really.


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