Category: society

Dawn of a New Era: the Sequel

Reading Time: 7 minutes 20 years ago, I felt as though I was entering a new period of life and was filled with excitement at all the possibilities before me. At Gallaudet University, my friends and I had formed an entirely new management team...

Appropriate Method for Appropriation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s say it’s a perfect world. How would have the whole “Tina & Paul” Signalong gone down, in a way that has the full support of the Deaf and signing community? Here’s what I think. First, a little bit of...

Two Stories of Deaf Americans with Cancer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lately a lot of my friends have been discussing ACA / Obamacare on Facebook. This is my response. “Insurance rates will go higher!” I am self employed and I had my own insurance policy for over 8 years. At 32...

Who am I Voting for, and Why?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I am to vote for either Romney or Obama, I will vote Obama. Why? The list is very long, but here are a few of the reasons why. Bottom line, he’s the safer bet, especially when it comes to foreign policy, and more closely mirrors my values.