What is “sound gay”?


“Do I Sound Gay” is a 2014 documentary produced by David Thorpe, a journalist and film director. Thorpe documents his journey and efforts in changing the way he speaks, attributing a lot of his dissatisfaction in life to be due to the fact that he sounds gay. Within a couple of minutes into the documentary, Thorpe quickly establishes that sounding gay is a problem which needs to be dealt with in his life. He had recently broken up with his boyfriend, and somehow also blames the breakup on his sounding gay. Continue reading