Category Archives: audism

shit hearing people say

[Audio: English; Subtitles: English; Languages: ASL, English] Oh my, yes. Like 0

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our morals are

[Audio: English; Captions: none; Transcript: below] Firstly, I must indicate how frustrated I am with MoveOn.org’s constant refusal/neglect to put up any sort of captions or transcripts for the video material they post, including the ones they put together themselves! … Continue reading

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Keith Nolan – Deaf in the Military

[Audio: ?; Captions: English; Languages: ASL, English] A very, very interesting presentation! I’m no fan of the military, personally, but I agree that a deaf person who wants to join the military ought to be able to, and Keith Nolan … Continue reading

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FDR Predicts Modern Republicans

[Audio: English; Captions: none; Transcript: see below] MoveOn.org originally posted this clip, but didn’t bother with a transcript — so I won’t bother with a complimentary link. However, Laura kindly provided this: Let me warn you and let me warn … Continue reading

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CNN: how ’bout now? Can you hear us?

From GLAD. No, not GLAAD, but GLAD — Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness: A class action lawsuit filed today in Alameda County Superior Court alleges that Time Warner Inc., the owner of CNN.com discriminates against people who are deaf … Continue reading

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good; netflix, can you hear us now??

[Audio:?; Captions: English; Languages: ASL, English] Good overview & explanation of why the lawsuit is necessary, too. Like 0

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My Song

[Audio: English; Subtitles: English; Languages: English, BSL] This is a long one — a 24 minute production, well worth the watch. This is the result of oralism — stuck in between. I’ve met every single person portrayed in here. (Well … Continue reading

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the power of words

[Audio: English; Captions: none] It’s clear what is being said, or the general intent. Still I don’t completely like this. It makes the basic assumption (on the part of someone who can see) that you can’t enjoy a beautiful morning … Continue reading

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Perfect Day

[Audio: music; Captions: none; Lanuage: English, ASL] Rapper Jim Jones elected to add an ASL translation to this release of his song “Perfect Day” (lyrics below). Interestingly, there are several versions of this on YouTube, one with an MTV branding … Continue reading

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random instances of #audism #deaf

You know, they pop up everywhere. It doesn’t matter how enlightened you think people are, or whatever. I just tried to view a video on “Disability Art” since that sounded interesting. Only it wasn’t captioned. So I mentioned that to … Continue reading

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Joshua Bennett at the White House

[Audio; English; Captions: English; Languages: English, ASL (not enough to translate clip)] I am of very mixed feelings over this one. It came to my attention by way of a *lot* of gushing. Wow! Beautiful! Gorgeous! But I don’t find … Continue reading

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erasure

One of the most common tactics between privileged and non privileged is erasure. Here’s an example of what I mean by that. Go read this article: Prosecutor: No charges against Seattle officer who shot woodcarver. (I’ll wait.) OK. Now, let … Continue reading

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The Greatest Irony

In 2019: This seems to have been updated: [Audio: English (interpreted); Language: ASL; Subtitles: English] by Amy Cohen Efron: In light of the video I posted yesterday, and one comment I got about the Baby Signs program, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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this is the kind of mentality I run into all the time

You know, I’m pretty laid back. I don’t actually get that pissed off that often. But now and then I run into shit like this: Nonprofit group opens a new world “You can exist without hearing, but to have a … Continue reading

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broken education

This article is just jaw-dropping: Iā€™m Sorry, Your Child Is Stupid Our experience raising Leah is not typical, not typical at all. I dare say, we have successfully raised a deaf, bilingual child. We did it in a school environment … Continue reading

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