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What is Paddy Ladd’s “Deafhood” and Have We Found It Yet?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Nov. 12, 2012  |  Comments

It has its own Wikipedia entry. It has a custom sign (“DEAF” + “BELLY”). It literally gets on some peoples’ skin, in the form of tattoos and printed sweatshirts, and under the skin as our consciousness. “Deafhood” is everywhere. But on September 24, we – an audience of 200+ - got the inside scoop straight from the hands of the British guy who invented the term. 

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Vote California School for the Deaf in Sports Illustrated “Underdogs” Contest!

Posted by: Staff Writer on Nov. 5, 2012  |  Comments

Somewhere in Fremont, California, a pack of teenage underdogs are stirring.  They can’t hear their opponents, but boy, can they throw them off-balance – with elaborate sign language for the “no huddle”, and the mettle of a warrior. Sports Illustrated (SI) has noticed them, and the California School for the Deaf (CSD)’s football team needs your votes by November 15 to vie for “Underdog” glory.

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Our Silent Storm: What Lydia Callis’ 15 Minutes Means For Deaf Culture

Posted by: Staff Writer on Nov. 1, 2012  |  Comments

Like Hilary Clinton, she’s got her own Tumblr. Numerous outlets have crowned her “Hurricane Sandy’s breakout star.” She is a blogger's dream (one christened two of her top 12 signs as "Double Yoda" and  "Roadside Sobriety Test"), with SNL skits rumored to be underway. 

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Do Obama and Romney Have Deaf Issues In Their Binder?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 25, 2012  |  Comments

Mark your calendars! November 6 is election day. Today, we are 12 days from the most important civic duties: Voting. Anyone - hearing or deaf, knows that this election is … well, different. Maybe it’s  because of the pesky 14-figure debt monkey on our back. Or maybe it’s because many of our unique rights within the deaf community could be at stake.

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Seattle, DeafNation Expo is Coming To Town!

Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 16, 2012  |  Comments

We can’t help but brag about our own backyard. Not only does it boast stunning vistas, great software, and eye-popping coffee, it’s so deaf-friendly that it’s hosting DeafNation Expo once again. Almost-last, but not the least, DeafNation is nearing the end of its nine-city tour in Seattle this weekend. Haven’t had a chance to hob-nob with SuperDeafy, Sean Berdy, or Marlee Matlin at the Vegas DeafNation stop in August?

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Get Ready, Get Set ... deafREVIEW Launches In California!

Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 7, 2012  |  Comments

California Here I Come” is not just an Al Johnson song – it’s deafREVIEW’s next mission. Today, with the click of a button, we’re heading to the sun-kissed land of Hollywood, The Grateful Dead and Route 66. Starting today, residents of San Francisco, Fremont, San Diego, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas can share their opinions about the deaf-friendliness of businesses they frequent.

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Do Do For Deaf Awareness Week? 7 Ways to Celebrate

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 24, 2012  |  Comments

As Dolly Parton said: If you’ve got it, flaunt (well, celebrate) it! The end of September always means leaves turning red, the kids going back to school … and highlighting deaf people, their accomplishments, their issues, and of course their language.

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Hammer 2.0: Matt Hamill Coming Out of Retirement at UFC 152

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 17, 2012  |  Comments

As the Terminator says: “I’ll be baaaaaack.” A terminator in every sense of the word on the UFC octagon, Matt “Hammer” Hamill didn’t have this famous tagline in mind when he announced his retirement last August.

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9/11: A Lesson in Deaf Emergency Preparedness

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 11, 2012  |  Comments

Eleven years ago, the terrorist attacks on U.S. soil was so devastating, that there is not one standard sign for it. There are many - and all of them evoke deep emotions. Ask anyone from the deaf community to sign “Twin Towers” or “9/11” and you’ll different signed interpretations to the event that changed the world forever. Some of us punch a fist against the “1” hand shape. Others, two index fingers slowly dropping one by one. For others, it's an explosion or collapse.

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Dan Savage's "Miracle!": Insult or Ode to The Deaf-Blind?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Aug. 27, 2012  |  Comments

If Dan Savage were Dr. Jekyll, then his latest theatrical potion turned Helen Keller into a glittery Dr. Hyde: A shock-collared Deaf-Blind pet of drag queens. But he hasn’t cooked up a monster, he’s cooked up a re-examination of the story we all know and love.

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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Kate

Kate

Full Tilt Ice Cream

My friend and I stopped by to buy ice creams on a warm day. The person ...

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loren

loren

The Parish

The waiter brought us to a nice table in a well-lit area as per requested. The ...

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echo

echo

Trails End Taphouse & Restaurant

My Deaf friend and I were served by a server named Joseph. He was so easy ...

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Joshua Castille

Joshua Castille

Din Tai Fung Pacific Place

I went to this restaurant and had the BEST experience ever. I wrote on a paper ...

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