Category Archives: My Opinion on…Stuff
In my rush to write about the fake interpreter yesterday, I failed to express my gratitude for a great man. He truly was a symbol to the world that oppression will not last. I think of Nelson Mandela as more than … Continue reading
I figure I should make my opinion known while the earth’s eyes are open to the Deaf world for a moment. A fake interpreter reveals a deeper, darker problem in the world at large: Deaf are still oppressed.
You’ve discovered the magic of ASL. You’re the teacher’s pet in your class. You watch ASL videos on YouTube like a fiend. You even go to an occasional Deaf event. (Well, no one said you … Continue reading
We all know undergraduates with history majors are very unlikely to get employment. Forbes says history is one of the top 10 worst undergrad majors to get. Yet, we still choose history: our favorite subject, our love, our passion; and quietly … Continue reading
This morning I found this article by Lexington School for the Deaf, cracked up, and instantly pressed it to Bring Me That Horizon. Enjoy!
New Delhi, India [From Journal 3/14/2012] “We’re in Delhi right now! I’m sitting on an Indian train and definitely having a once in a lifetime experience. The seats are old and slightly corroded. The windows yellow with age and dirt. … Continue reading
No clue how to get my vast list of books on Deaf Culture down to 5…so I foresee a “List #2” in the near future. Anyways the point is, as a member of the Deaf community and an avid reader, … Continue reading
Like most of you, I am nervous about the 2012 election and the future of our nation. HOWEVER, I am proud to live in a country that even if the vote is as near 50/50 as you can get, there … Continue reading
Yet again, oralism and Deaf culture butt heads. This is not a new issue or an issue that has ever been close to being resolved. I would typically not touch this topic, however I read a letter by Cochlear Implant … Continue reading