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 […]
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 […]
July 28, 2021
True Biz show

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."
April 30, 2021
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Famous deaf black individuals you should know about

There are so many talented Black Deaf people to know. From directors and actors, to baseball players to bloggers, each has made an impact on the world.
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.   
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.
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.
June 23, 2020
Disney casting Deaf actress

Disney+ casting Deaf actress for TV series

Disney is currently doing a casting search for a Deaf actress for an upcoming Disney+ television series. "Malia," is a Deaf woman in her 20s.
April 15, 2020
This Close

Review: How season two of ‘This Close’ is relatable to the deaf community

Season Two of ‘This Close’ was released in September 2019 and picks up right where it left off. Its commitment to #deaftalent continues.
March 6, 2020
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Nyle DiMarco’s “Love is Blind” parody is perfectly relatable

Deaf activist and model Nyle DiMarco recently posted a video on Twitter and Instagram that is a humorous deaf "Love is Blind" parody.
March 2, 2020
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How my hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

The world of TV and film has always been incredibly captivating to me. My hearing loss inspired me to pursue a career in entertainment.
December 27, 2019
2019 #deaftalent

2019 #DeafTalent Highlights

This year was full of wonderful monthly moments where we saw #DeafTalent in the media. As the end of the year is drawing near, we reflect on the best of  […]
October 8, 2019
Deaf and hearing film

‘WHAT?’ A Silent film with Deaf and hearing filmmakers

Have you heard about the “not-so silent” film that channels Buster Keaton and features Deaf and hearing actors, producers, and crew? “WHAT?” is a ground breaking collaboration, written and directed […]
August 28, 2019
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September Book Club: ‘My Hard of Hearing Life’ by Cynthia Dixon

The HearingLikeMe team loves supporting #deaftalent and learning about the different perspectives of people who are living their lives fully, despite their hearing loss. To celebrate our challenges and expand […]
August 7, 2019
deaf comedian Tom Willard

Community Spotlight: Deaf comedian pursues passion with standup

Deaf comedian Tom Willard wants to bridge the gap between hearing and deaf worlds through his standup comedy and joy for making others laugh.
July 23, 2019
lauren ridloff deaf super hero

Lauren Ridloff will play first deaf superhero in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

*Update: “The Eternals” is now set to premier in November 2021, according to inverse.com. Actress Lauren Ridloff, who is best known for her role in the Broadway play “Children of […]
June 5, 2019

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff talks streaming, signing and never giving up

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff isn’t just a fan of video games. He also strives to improve the games he loves by making them more accessible for other gamers with hearing […]
May 29, 2019
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PAD Productions: A company breaking barriers for deaf artists

I recently caught up with deaf actress and co-founder of PAD Productions (Positive About Deafness in arts and media), Lara Steward. We discussed #DeafTalent and her passion for breaking barriers […]
February 1, 2019

Nyle DiMarco makes deaf-friendly version of Ariana Grande video

Deaf people enjoy music too! That’s the message behind model Nyle DiMarco’s re-make of Ariana Grande’s latest music video. After causing a stir on Twitter last November about the lack […]
January 21, 2019
Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil declines a deaf movie role – is change on the horizon?

British actress Jameela Jamil turned down a movie role for a deaf character. “It wouldn’t be appropriate … to take that role and they should find a brilliant deaf woman […]