September 29, 2021
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Second deaf contestant on Strictly Come Dancing

EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis became the second deaf dancer on Strictly Come Dancing this week. The British TV competition pairs celebrities with professional ballroom and Latin dancers. The American version is Dancing […]
September 25, 2021
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Deaf Culture and the Arts in the UK

How inclusive is the music industry for deaf artists and fans? We take a look at Deaf Culture and the arts in the UK, including the Glastonbury Festival.
September 24, 2021
Deafies in Drag

Interview with Selena Minogue from Deafies in Drag

This month we’re celebrating Deaf Awareness Month, an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), which corresponds with International Week of the Deaf People 2021. Today, Sept. 24, […]
September 10, 2021

Marvel’s first deaf superhero Lauren Ridloff speaks out

Marvel’s “Eternals” is being released in November, with the first deaf superhero played by Lauren Ridloff. The actress recently spoke about the movie. She said we need more inclusive films […]
September 3, 2021
Flash before the bang

Nyle DiMarco, other deaf actors to star in sports drama ‘Flash Before the Bang’

The latest in the roster of films about the deaf community is "Flash Before the Bang." The all-deaf sports drama builds on a true story.
August 30, 2021
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Deaf actor joins ‘New Amsterdam’

Deaf actor Sandra Mae Frank is the latest actor to join the U.S. TV series, “New Amsterdam.”  Frank will play Dr. Elizabeth Wilder, a highly sought-after surgeon who is deaf […]
August 27, 2021
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Short film ‘Feeling Through’ tells touching story of deaf-blind man

The award-winning short film "Feeling Through" is a movie about deaf-blind man and a homeless man that warms the hearts of many.
August 20, 2021
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Deaf photographers around the world

While spoken and sign languages create foreign barriers between cultures, the language of photography is universal. Here are a few deaf photographers are using that language to articulate a story […]
August 13, 2021
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Lou Ferrigno cast in new series ‘The Offer’

Lou Ferrigno, a retired bodybuilder and actor who is deaf, has been cast in a new television series. Ferrigno is perhaps best known for his role as “The Incredible Hulk” […]
August 9, 2021
A Quiet Place II

‘A Quiet Place II’: Deaf talent shines despite technical blunders

In “A Quiet Place II,” Abbott family returns in the long anticipated follow up to John Krasinski’s directional debut of “A Quiet Place,” and kicks off directly from where the […]
August 2, 2021

Marlee Matlin to star in new NBC comedy

COVID has brought us one good thing: a new NBC comedy starring Marlee Matlin. She will play the manager of a sign language interpreting agency.
July 28, 2021
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TV series ‘True Biz’ will star deaf actress Millicent Simmonds

Millicent Simmonds has signed on as an executive producer and lead actor in the television show based on Sara Novic’s "True Biz."
July 16, 2021
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BTS gives deaf people everywhere ‘Permission to Dance’

The South Korean boyband, BTS, have thrilled deaf and hard of hearing fans everywhere, by including hand gestures in their song, “Permission to Dance.”
July 9, 2021
Abigail Heringer

Abigail Heringer to appear on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’

The Bachelor franchise’s first deaf representation continues! Abigail Heringer – who was on Matt James’ season of the U.S. reality TV show, “The Bachelor,” will be on the seventh season […]
June 30, 2021
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New Netflix doc ‘Audible’ features deaf footballers

A new 39-minute immersive film “Audible” trails the lives of a deaf footballer and his teammates at the Maryland School for the Deaf. It is set to release on Netflix […]
June 25, 2021
Phonak Audeo

Hearing aids gives jazz legend Charles Owen new lease on life

Charles Owens is a LA jazz legend with hearing loss. His new Phonak Audeo hearing aids have given him a new lease on life.
June 21, 2021
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Notable deaf musicians around the world

Being a deaf musician isn’t a paradox. All too often there is a perception that being deaf means a person who cannot hear, period. The reality can be more nuanced. […]
June 11, 2021
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Video games for people with hearing loss

Playing video games is a great way to pass the time, engage with others, and reduce stress. But it can be challenging to find good video games if you have a hearing loss.
June 4, 2021
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‘Keep going’: R&B icon Tank shares his hearing loss story on Instagram

Grammy nominated R&B singer Tank announced his hearing loss, to fans, friends and fellow musicians who responded with words of love and encouragement.
June 2, 2021
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Chella Man’s jewelry collection celebrates the beauty of being deaf

Deaf trans artist and activist Chella Man launched a new collaboration in March that celebrates the beauty of being deaf.