February 20, 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.
February 10, 2020
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These Deaf jokes and memes will lighten up your day

It can be too easy to overlook the gift that humor offers us, as both a way to live with our deafness, as well as to poke fun at something, […]
February 6, 2020
DeafboyOne

Meet Deaf Rocker Pete Waller, aka DeafboyOne

Pete Waller, known as DeafboyOne, has created a music project. It is a fusion of songwriting, Deaf Culture and performance.
January 13, 2020
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Q&A with hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal

"Super Sonic" is a short film by hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal. It might be short but it is an important move forward for deaf cinema.
January 9, 2020
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How to tell your deaf story for the world to see and hear

Everyone with a hearing loss has a tale to tell. Telling your deaf story to others in a public way isHave you ever been told to do so?
January 3, 2020
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Book Review: Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky

Hearing Like Me’s book club brings together the hearing loss community and promotes deaf authors. This is a book review on Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky. 
January 2, 2020

January Book Club: Four Days with Kenny Tedford

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 […]
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  […]
November 14, 2019
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What we can learn about open captions from this small movie theater

People who are deaf and hard of hearing often avoid movie theaters because of inadequate captioning. More theaters should have open captions.
November 11, 2019
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Book Review: ‘Emerald City,’ a novel by Brian Birnbaum

PR Hilton reviews Emerald City and interviews author Brian Birnbaum, who is an only Child of Deaf Adults (CODA). The Deaf community is part of the book.
November 6, 2019
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The Astrology of 8 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Celebrities

The astrology of deaf celebrities will tell you more about them. The astrological charts of eight deaf celebrities are profiled.
November 5, 2019
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Book Review: ‘El Deafo’ graphic novel helps kids gain confidence with hearing loss

"El Deafo" is a graphic novel that follows the story of Cece, a bunny, who gains confidence with herself as she grows up with hearing loss.
October 28, 2019

How this ASL online video game can benefit deaf teens

The world's first fully ASL video game is now out for all to play! It is called "DeafVerse World One: Duel of the Bots" and was created by deaf developers.
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 […]
October 1, 2019
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October Book Club: ‘El Deafo’ by Cece Bell

We're already on the third book of the Hearing Like Me Book Club, and this month's pick is "El Deafo," a graphic novel by CeCe Bell.
September 27, 2019
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This mom was inspired by her son to write a children’s book about hearing loss

Illustrated children’s books are special to Angeliki Pedersen. They helped her learn English when she immigrated at age 24 from Greece. And when her second son was diagnosed with hearing […]
September 26, 2019

Deaf representation is lacking. This is why it matters

We consume different forms of media and entertainment, which his affects our place in the world from a young age, especially when we don’t see people like ourselves represented.  As […]
September 17, 2019
Haben Girma

Haben Girma: The story of a Deafblind trailblazer

She has climbed icebergs in Alaska, used a radial arm saw, helped build a school in Mali, and faced a bull in Eritrea. All of this, despite being Deafblind. But […]
August 6, 2019

Novel ‘Siren Plays Zeperno’ tells the story of a deaf gamer

Imagine a place where people with a wide range of abilities come together to play an online card-based role-playing game. That’s the core of author Geoff O’Brien’s new novel, “Siren […]
August 1, 2019
Zackary Arthur

How my hearing loss helps my acting

Twelve-year-old Zackary Arthur doesn’t let his hearing loss pull him away from the camera. If anything, he believes it makes him a better actor. “It made me a better listener […]