April 19, 2021
Deaf identity

TL Forsberg forges her own Deaf identity

Creative dynamo TL Forsberg rejects existing labels and has created her own. Her work advocates for and illustrates this binary Deaf identity.
April 16, 2021
"Scandal!" cast its first deaf actor

South African soap “Scandal!” cast its first deaf actor

The South African soap "Scandal!" cast its first deaf actor. Nineteen-year-old deaf actor Mxolisi Nodom is joining the cast. 
April 9, 2021
tiktok captions

TikTok, Instagram now have auto captions

In a long-awaited move for accessibility, social media platforms TikTok and Instagram now have auto captioning
April 9, 2021
Harriet versus the Galaxy

Interview with author Samantha Baines of ‘Harriet Versus the Galaxy’

Award-winning comedian, actor, and Phonak hEARo, Samantha Baines takes readers on an intergalactic adventure in her new book, Harriet Versus the Galaxy. The story follows a girl whose hearing aid is […]
April 7, 2021
deaf Black character in a video game

Introducing the first deaf Black character in a video game

The gaming world now has an achievement unlocked. The first deaf Black character has been cast in a video game!
April 5, 2021
deaf travel host

Interview with deaf travel host Alana Nichols

Deaf travel host Alana Nichols has done it again. Her award-winning travel show Follow Alana has delighted viewers and critics alike. Its new season was just released and looks to be […]
April 2, 2021
Phonak hEARo and children's book author

Meet Phonak hEARo and children’s book author, April Riccio

Phonak hEARo and children’s book author April Riccio has released a UK edition of her latest book, Pickles in Paris, A True Story. Hearing Like Me talked with the author […]
March 24, 2021
deaf actresses in Godzilla vs Kong

Two deaf actresses to star in ‘Godzilla vs Kong’

The highly-anticipated movie, Godzilla vs. Kong, is scheduled to premier in theaters and on HBO Max next week, and while many fans of "The MonsterVerse" is looking forward to seeing the face-off between the two icons, we're looking forward to seeing two deaf actresses appear in the movie.   
March 10, 2021
Black ASL interpreter Billy Sanders

‘ASL Bae’: Get to know Black ASL interpreter Billy Sanders

Black sign language interpreter Billy Sanders interpreted for D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser during the January riots. He's gone viral and has a mission.
March 8, 2021
Abigail Heringer first deaf contestant on The Bachelor

Interview with Abigail Heringer from ‘The Bachelor’

As Season 25 of ‘The Bachelor’ draws to a close, a few fan favorites have emerged. One of them is Abigail Heringer, the first deaf contestant the show has ever […]
March 5, 2021
"Can you hear me now" book

Meet the 9-year-old who published a book about hearing loss

When a nine-year-old fourth grader in Wisconsin experienced sudden hearing loss, she wrote a book about it.
March 1, 2021
Angel Theory hard of hearing actor

Angel Theory talks about being a hard of hearing actor

Angel Theory, a hard of hearing actor, dancer, and choreographer, was on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” She now stars in Facebook Watch’s “Kinderfinger.” The Washington Post recently interviewed her about her […]
February 15, 2021
hearing actor in deaf role

Hearing actor cast in deaf role creates tension

CBS if facing backlash after a hearing actor has been cast in a deaf role in the new TV series, “The Stand.” More than 70 members of the deaf entertainment […]
February 7, 2021
deaf rapper performs at the Super Bowl

Get to know the Deaf rapper who performed at the Super Bowl

If you watched the Super Bowl yesterday, you may have noticed the moving performance of the “The Star Spangled Banner” by deaf rapper Warren Snipe. Snipe is the originator of what […]
February 4, 2021
deaf bachelorette

Why serious conversations about deafness on ‘The Bachelor’ are important

Abigail Heringer, the deaf bachelorette, is still vying for Matt James’ heart. She has a serious conversation with Matt about her deafness.
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
history of closed captioning Emerson Romero

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.