Valley Girls, Vocal Fry, and the New Sound of Power: Who Really Has ‘Permission to Speak’?

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From Valley Girl vocal fry to fabricated baby voices, you probably spend more time dissecting the voices of famous—and infamous—women than you realize. 

In 2022 the internet dedicated weeks of discourse to picking apart Julia Garner’s accent when she played Russian turned “German” grifter Anna Delvey in Inventing Anna. As part of the larger bimbo-hood reclamation, Paris Hilton recently told that her syrupy baby voice—the subject of decades of tabloid fixation—was part of a “perfect-life Barbie doll character” she created as a “trauma response” to her past. And in 2021 the voice of Amanda Gorman, “animated and full of emotion” as The New York Times described it, enchanted the nation when she read “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s inauguration.


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