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A New Kind of Holocaust Memorial

My inner history buff has always had something of a fascination with WWII.  Perhaps this stems from the fact that my grandfather was a Sergeant Major and fought during the war in such diverse place… 7 more words

Review: Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

Title: Tone Deaf

Author: Olivia Rivers


Genre: Contemporary, Romance,

Heat Rating: Cool

Page Count and Format: 288 pages, Ebook

Published: May 3rd 2016 by Sky Pony Press… 818 more words


Deaf Awareness Week 2016: Patience is a virtue

So this week saw the return of Deaf Awareness Week, which ran from the 2nd May and ends today. Last year, I stressed the importance of… 378 more words


Nyle DiMarco Embodies Deaf Cultural Values

The Deaf community has gone wild about Nyle DiMarco. Not only because of his stunning dance routines on Dancing with the Stars or his winning the competition as… 382 more words

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Let's Talk About 'DWTS' Nyle DiMarco and His Abs

Let’s talk about abs. More specifically, Dancing With the Stars contestant Nyle DiMarco‘s abs. Oh yeah, and his talent. That too.

We originally met Nyle as the first deaf contestant on America’s Next Top Model. 262 more words


Signing and clothes

As a sign language interpreter, I am somewhat limited in my clothing options. Clothes that are too “busy” would make my signing hard to see, because the clothes are distracting. 139 more words


Hawkeye's Deafness

Hawkeye’s Deafness
A review of Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez’ “Hawkeye #5: All New Hawkeye” (Marvel Comics, 2015).

By Derek Newman-Stille

As a disability scholar and a fan of Jeff Lemire’s work, I was extremely excited to discover that Lemire had taken on the writing of the Hawkeye comics. 576 more words

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