David Sedaris Discusses Not Caring That His Partner Hugh Sounds Gay

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Writer David Sedaris has been with his partner Hugh Hamrick for well over two decades, but he admits, "Hugh does not sound like anything I wanted my fantasy boyfriend to sound like." In Do I Sound Gay? documentarian David Thorpe explores the relationship gay men have with their voices and, consequently, one another. Thorpe is feeling insecure about his voice after a breakup leaves him low, which leads him to interview speech pathologists and gay celebrities, as he does in this exclusive clip featuring David and Hugh. Spoiler alert: Even though Hugh might not have the gruff baritone of a lumberjack, David Sedaris is never going to leave him.