Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. Pholia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 50, Retrieved January 19, Acoustic correlates of perceived versus actual sexual orientation in men's speech. The study found some correlation between these speech traits and sexual orientation, but also clarified the study's narrow scope on only certain phonetic features. Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Results suggest that a California regional sound can be employed by gay men for stylistic effect, including to evoke a "fun" or "partier" persona.
Essays in Intonation, Prosody and Paralanguage.
Language, Gender, and Sexuality. Anna Livia and Kira Hall. Retrieved January 19, Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. Retrieved from " https: Linguist David Crystal correlated the use among men of an "effeminate" or "simpering" voice with a widened range of pitchglissando effects between stressed syllables, greater use of fall-rise and rise-fall tones, vocal breathiness and huskiness, and occasionally more switching to the falsetto register.
The gay lisp is one manner of speech stereotypically associated with gay speakers of American English, and perhaps other dialects or languages. Views Read Edit View history. Language and Woman's Place. Acoustic correlates of perceived versus actual sexual orientation in men's speech. Anna Livia and Kira Hall. Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities.