The weight of the voice: gender, privilege, and qualic apperception

  title={The weight of the voice: gender, privilege, and qualic apperception},
  author={Archie Crowley},
  journal={Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics},
  • Archie Crowley
  • Published 11 June 2021
  • Sociology
  • Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics
For transmasculine individuals who undergo testosterone therapy, a lower pitch is often one of the most desired results, both for personal affirmation as well as for how a low pitch is gendered by others. This paper explores how members from a peer support group for transmasculine individuals articulate their experiences taking testosterone. During interviews participants discussed their apperception of the acoustic changes in their voices (Zimman 2012, 2018) as well as the recognition of this… 
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