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Do I Sound Gay? proves to be a light, affable, entertaining look at a largely unexplored issue. Read critic reviews

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Journalist David Thorpe confronts his anxiety over sounding gay by talking to LGBT icons like Dan Savage and George Takei, and exploring the cultural history of the gay voice in film and television.

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  • The tone is light and hopeful throughout, while allowing for the possibility of more searching investigation on the viewer's part.

    November 6, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A cheerful, highly personal investigation into queer cultural identity ...

    November 1, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • The breezy and humorous tone doesn't disguise the fact that Thorpe's film is both intimate and quietly courageous.

    October 30, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A peppy but profound documentary exploration of self-projection and self-image.

    October 30, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Do I Sound Gay? humorously tackles the thus-far unaired and touchy question of whether certain intonations and speech patterns mark out some gay men the second they say hello.

    October 29, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • American writer-director David Thorpe turns the camera - or more importantly the microphone - on himself to create this engaging, lively documentary about gay identity.

    October 29, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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  • Dec 13, 2015
    Intelligent and insightful, but you still sound self-loathing.
    Christian C Super Reviewer

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