May 17, 2021

Meet deaf actor Gabriella Leon from the popular UK TV show, ‘Casualty’

The UK’s longest-running medical drama BBC1’s Casualty has been on screens since 1986. The weekly series focuses on the personal and professional lives of the staff at Holby City Hospital’s […]
May 12, 2021
CODA film

Marlee Matlin, Siân Heder star in ‘CODA’: a film about a child of deaf adults

“CODA,” a feature film about a hearing child of deaf parents, won several prizes at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The coming-of-age story follows 17-year-old Ruby, played by Emilia Jones, […]
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 5, 2021
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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 […]
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 1, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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 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 […]
October 26, 2020
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‘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 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.