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Even within the gay dating community and in gay pornhyper-masculinity is habitually prized, so self-disgust gets easily turned back outward. Either way, you can end up sounding like Addison DeWitt. He sounds gay. But I hope not.
The obstacles, once you think about them, are seismic, given the countless ways our culture awards status to masculine attributes over feminine ones. e-mail address. By Elizabeth Greenspan. Only in New York.
Try saying that last sentence out loud with a lisp. Michael Schulmana staff writer, has contributed to The New Yorker since The New Yorker Recommends What our staff is reading, watching, and listening to each week. On the other hand, it could assimilate into oblivion.
By Reeves Wiedeman. Out Loud Podcast. Did he choose to sound gay or did sounding gay choose him?
Or is there? Not long after Thorpe broke up with his boyfriend, he began thinking about the way he speaks, and the way other gay men speak, and why both suddenly bothered him so much. One of the ways gay people tend to compensate, the film suggests, is to adopt the supercilious speech patterns of the leisure class, i.
The filmmaker David Thorpe has a warm, woolly speaking voice with a bit of a lilt. For more and more people, there will be less need to hide it, at school, at work, or on television.
The subject sounds slight, but Thorpe digs surprisingly deep, asking questions about stereotypes and self-loathing that are seldom asked. He even asks people on the street if they think he sounds gay.