Hearing people often assume that Deaf people would naturally want to take advantage of any method that could lead them to the hearing world. In reality, that assumption is far from true. Tap here to read more from The Atlantic. The International Week of the Deaf begins Sept. 23.
"The Hawkins Post looks more like 1955 than 1985, when women were making enormous strides in journalism."
"For many trans and nonbinary people, particularly Black trans women, our homes are not safe. Our schools are not safe. Our workplaces are not safe."
The first Transgender Day of Remembrance was held Nov. 20, 1999. It was launched by Gwedndolyn Ann Smith to honour a trans woman who had been murdered the year before, Rita Hester. Those whose lives have been lost or who have faced violence of any kind are remembered — and this is a good time [...]
Strong ballet traditions mean dancers of colour have long gone without pointe shoes that are designed for their skin tone. Tights, as well, remain traditionally pink. In a recent New York Times article, dancer Precious Adams says, “I want to look my best on stage. I’m not colorblind, and I think it ruins the line [...]
It can be harder for a person coming from a place of privilege — white, middle class, unaccustomed to being singled out in a crowd — to know where to start when speaking to their children about race relations. The instinct might be to say, “Everyone is equal. Everyone is the same inside.” But we [...]
Joseph, a marketing professional and CEO of We Have Stories, wore a shirt modeled off the Washington team's logo with a few small tweaks: The shirt read "Caucasians" rather than the usual slur, with a white bust in place of the team's current mascot. Tap here to read the full story. https://twitter.com/FredTJoseph/status/1024330451941564416