This is a great article highlighting how voice feminization therapy (the process of learning to speak in a more feminine manner) has positive benefits for the transfemale. -Joy
Did you know that the words you use in conversation contribute to how you are gendered? Using a more feminine vocabulary contributes to being correctly read as female. Find out more at Musser Voice!
Many transwomen feel frustrated with their voice – maybe the pitch is still too low, or maybe the pitch has been raised, but still doesn’t sound natural or feel authentic. Voice feminization is a voice therapy approach that helps transfemales develop the voice they want.
Most transfemales report that their pitch is too low when beginning to work on their voice. Some are able to raise their pitch, but not enough to fall within a feminine range. Others “overshoot” and have a voice that is too high and sounds unnatural. So, what is the right pitch? How can you know if the pitch you’re using will result in being gendered …
“The human voice is the most perfect instrument of all” ~Arvo Pärt Your voice is a reflection of who you are. It is an instrument capable of great power, flexibility, adaptability, and beauty. If you are not satisfied with the voice you have, voice feminization is a non-surgical approach to developing your instrument so that you can proudly say, “I love my voice!”
This is a common and normal complaint when trying to speak in a feminine pitch range. The mental effort required to accomplish a new muscle pattern can be overwhelming at first. Voice feminization therapy will help you establish the motor patterns needed to speak in a range you desire, with decreasing amounts of mental effort required as you progress through the program.
If your voice causes you to be read as male, voice feminization is a non-surgical approach that can help! By addressing vocal pitch, resonance, intonation, and more, this therapy approach will give you the tools you need to present with a feminine voice consistently and reliably.
If your voice does not reflect who you are, is hindering your transition, or makes you feel less than confident about how you present, voice feminization therapy is a non-surgical option that can help you achieve your voice goals!
Let your voice freely reflect who you are. May it resonate all that you are in the most beautiful of ways.
This is a common complaint from transfemales attempting to sound more feminine. An artificial voice typically results when an inappropriate pitch is selected, or only the pitch of the voice is modified. Voice feminization addresses all aspects of your voice, speech, and language, and results in an authentic voice!