Where Does the “Gay Voice” Come From? Does It Matter?

Where Does the “Gay Voice” Come From? Does It Matter?
A home video of me exists, stashed somewhere in my parents' collection of family memorabilia, in which I recite a portion of the Christmas story in front of our church. I am dressed as a shepherd. I gesticulate reverently toward the manger. I declaim …
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Bad Singing and Fire Eating: Actors on Their 'Special Skills'
(“But I don't do it offensively,” she added.) She has also combined this skill with song, playing characters with speech impediments in productions of the musicals “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (lateral lisp) and “Summer of '42” (frontal …
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