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  • Martin Schram: A belated gift for hearing impaired theater-goers

    This holiday season, the news media's big eye has focused bigtime on whether Americans will be able to indulge their holiday movie-going tradition by enjoying just one film a silly spoof about a CIA plot to kill North Korea's dictator.
  • Sign language makes church accessible to hearing-impaired

    Andrew Baginski became aware of the deaf community when three of his cousins could not hear in the traditional way, so he learned to communicate with his family in the language they spoke – American Sign Language. Every other Saturday at 4 p.m.,...

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed
    A federal judge in Washington has dismissed the high-profile discrimination lawsuit of a Gallaudet University official who claimed she was unfairly demoted for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law to referendum. U.S. District Judge...

    Tony-Winning Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies at 70

    Deaf, Tony-winning actress Phyllis Frelich, who both inspired and starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," died Thursday in her Temple City, Calif. home. She was 70. According to her husband Robert Steinberg, Frelich suffered from...

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...