January 13, 2021
New series staring Nyle DiMarco

NBC announces new series staring Nyle DiMarco

NBC is working on a new TV drama series titled, “Look at Me,” inspired by deaf model, actor and activist Nyle DiMarco. The series, which is based on DiMarco’s life, […]
January 11, 2021
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Emerson Romero, pioneer of closed captioning

The history of closed captioning can be tracked back to Emerson Romero, a deaf silent film actor, who sought a change in films.
January 8, 2021
Abigail Heringer first deaf contestant on The Bachelor

My take on the first deaf contestant on ‘The Bachelor’ – Week 1

The 25th season of The Bachelor, which aired on January 4, 2021, has a few firsts for the franchise. One of them includes the first deaf contestant.
January 6, 2021
hard of hearing actor Nathan Borg

An interview with actor Nathan Borg of “Neighbours”

If you watch soap operas in Australia or the UK you will no doubt be familiar with the Australian soap “Neighbours.” The show, which has been running since 1985, explores […]
December 28, 2020
Deaf Talent in 2020

The top moments for deaf talent in 2020

While 2020 may have been a whirlwind year full of ups and downs, there was a positive focus on Deaf talent in various television series and movies.
December 25, 2020
Christmas with hearing loss

Christmas 2020 with hearing loss

Being deaf or hard of hearing can be tough at the best of times. And this time of year often has more challenges. If you’re not careful, it can become […]
December 21, 2020
deaf dj

Deaf DJ to host BBC’s Radio 1 for the first time ever

A 22-year-old English man is about to make history as BBC Radio 1's first deaf DJ. Will Kirk will be one of 33 guest presenters to front shows on Radio 1.
December 16, 2020
Biden's name sign

What is Joe Biden’s name sign?

The Deaf community is brainstorming possible name signs for President-elect Joe Biden. There are issues with regional variations.
December 7, 2020
deaf author Raymond Antrobus

Interview with author and poet Raymond Antrobus

Deaf author Raymond Antrobus often explores his experience with deafness in his writing. We interview him about his children's book, "Can Bears Ski?"
December 4, 2020
deaf superhero

Disney+ to launch new series with deaf superhero

Disney+ has announced a new series based on the Marvel Comics character, Hawkeye, who is a deaf superhero and will wear hearing aids.
November 30, 2020
people with disabilities in hollywood

Accessibility and visibility for people with disabilities in Hollywood

Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced a new initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in motion pictures. Its intention is to expand opportunities for, among […]
November 23, 2020
deaf artists around the world

A look at some deaf artists around the world

“If we are to preserve culture we must continue to create it.” – Johan Huizinga Art is the glue that holds a culture together. This is true in the deaf […]
November 20, 2020
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Sound of Metal: New film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal, a new film about a deaf drummer, is scheduled to premier today in select theaters. The new film from director Darius Marder, has received a lot of […]
November 9, 2020
Deaf U review

Is ‘Deaf U’ good for the deaf community?

Last month, Netflix released a reality show called “Deaf U,” which was produced by Deaf actor and model Nyle DiMarco. The producer and staff had the goal of increasing awareness […]
November 6, 2020
Brian Johnson hearing loss

Did AC/DC’s Brian Johnson really overcome his hearing loss?

English Rock musician Brian Johnson of AC/DC claims he has overcome his hearing loss.  In an interview with Rolling Stone, Johnson said he found a specialist willing to try an […]
October 26, 2020
deaf bachelor contestant

‘The Bachelor’ finally has a deaf contestant

The reality TV dating show ‘The Bachelor’ has so far never had a deaf contestant, until now. Abigail Heringer was born deaf and wears a cochlear implant.
October 12, 2020
how the deaf experience music

How the deaf and hard of hearing experience music

When someone thinks of music, they probably think about the sound. But while music is an acoustically dependent medium, it can also be enjoyed without hearing sound. For many people […]
October 9, 2020
Deaf U on Netflix

‘Deaf U’ on Netflix follows Gallaudet University students

"Deaf U" chronicles a group of Deaf and hard of hearing students at Gallaudet University as they navigate their daily lives while preparing for post-graduate life.
September 28, 2020
Deaf fun facts

Deaf Fun Facts You Need to Know

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month this September, we’ve gathered a list of some of the most interesting Deaf Fun Facts for you to know. Have you ever played trivia […]
September 24, 2020
black deaf community panel

Deafinitely Theatre panelists discuss how can the arts do more for the Black Deaf community

In light of the ongoing work of the Black Lives Matter movement, Deafinitely Theatre recently hosted a live panel discussion with four Black Deaf artists and professionals to discuss discrimination […]