Deconstructing the 'gay voice'

"What we hear can be just as powerful as what we see when influencing who we perceive as gay." Have fun watching --and listening--to this entertaining video from MTV that dispels common myths around what it means to 'sound gay.'

YouTube video


Can you sound gay? (2018, November 30). MTV Impact [Video file]. Retrieved from

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