Why Do You Sound So Gay? Tim Gunn, Dan Savage and Don Lemon Try To Explain

“How and when did I learn to sound gay?” filmmaker David Thorpe asks in the new trailer for his documentary Do I Sound Gay? 

It’s a question we have all asked each other at some point. (Who hasn’t hear the quip, “When she opens her mouth, a purse falls out!”)

Related: Filmmaker Hopes To Discover What Makes Us “Sound Gay” In New Documentary

In theaters and VOD July 10, the film examines the phenomenon of “gay voice” and the cultural baggage surrounding it. Through interviews with Tim Gunn, David Sedaris, Don Lemon, Dan Savage and George Takei, Thorpe tackles the topic of what it means to “sound gay” and, in fact, be gay.

Check out the trailer below.

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