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Deaf People Protest at the Embassy of Italy Over Re-labeling Italian Sign Language

May 30, 2011

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Video shot by Melissa Malzkuhn. On May 25, about 20 deaf people showed up at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. to demonstrate against a bill being considered in the Italian Parliament. The bill originally would recognize Italian Sign Language (LIS), but pro-CI and -oralism special interest groups succeeded in changing its wording so […]

"Take Your Pick"

April 12, 2011

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Length: 2:15 Story: Justin Jackerson Video: Mike MacAulay Editing: Jon Thompson

Thank God For ABC Cards!

November 18, 2010

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When John was 35 years old, his mother took him to the study. “Son,” she said. “I have something to tell you that you do not know. You are deaf.” “Oh, no!” John cried in gestures or Cued Speech, his mother couldn’t tell. She concluded it was a morse code from the FBI.   “Get […]

Why was Gallaudet so Reluctant to Post the “GALLAUDET” Film?

November 18, 2010

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Anyone who has seen the 8-minute masterpiece that is “GALLAUDET” can attest to its hope-inspiring message and the way one feels immediately uplifted after watching the film.  A film collaboration by Wayne Betts, Jr., Ryan Commerson, and Braam Jordaan, “GALLAUDET” veers away from the old boxed-ear story and into the world of humanity, where our […]

Making My Mark: Louise Stern

November 18, 2010

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Photograph by Steven Fisher Louise Stern is an artist who grew up in the Bay Area of California before attending Gallaudet University to study art. Upon completion of her degree at Gallaudet, she attended Sotheby’s of London for her Masters in Art and has made London her home since then. After her time as an […]

From the Editor: Vizzue's Genesis

September 24, 2010

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Vizzue: How, What and Why? I like to write and I like to do ASL storytelling. I like to read and I like to watch ASL storytelling. I admit that I like to show people what I wrote or created. Yes, it scares me to death; what if nobody likes it? Is this good? Am […]