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

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
film about a deaf drummer

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 […]
September 21, 2020
deaf Oscars

Oscars To Reflect More Diversity and Inclusion

Actors who are deaf and hard of hearing often get left out of the Oscars. Now, the Academy Awards aims to make films more accessible.
September 19, 2020
Whoopi Goldberg Hearing Loss

10+ Celebrities with Hearing Loss

Around 48 million people in the U.S. have some level of hearing loss, so it’s not surprising to find celebrities among them. But did you know about these?
September 4, 2020
Zoe Nutt

Zoe Nutt, a musician with hearing loss, releases new album “How Does It Feel”

Zoe Nutt, a musican with hearing loss, released her latest album "How Does It Feel" and shared her hearing loss journey with HearingLikeMe.
August 18, 2020
Tony Hawk renames skateboard trick

Tony Hawk renames skateboarding move to honor “quiet, mute guy” who created it

We’ve come a long way in the way society refers to deaf and hard of hearing people, but some uncomfortable legacies still remain. To address one of these past faux […]
July 17, 2020
Nyle DiMarco's new comedy series to be released on Spectrum

Nyle DiMarco creates comedy series about Deaf culture

Deaf actor and activist Nyle DiMarco's new comedy series is in the works will air on Spectrum. This series will revolve around his life experiences.
July 10, 2020
deaf poetry

Deaf Poetry: Expanding the horizons of poetic expression

The Deaf community has its own rich tapestry of visual wordplay, including written and visual and visual vernacular poetry.
July 6, 2020
video accessibility tips for video editors and creators

4 camera tips to improve video accessibility

While closed captions are very important there are more ways you can improve video accessibility. Video editor, Kyle Wilson shares his top tips.