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  • If you think the music at your gym is too loud, that's because it probably is

    If you think the music at your gym is too loud, that's because it probably is
    During her first workout at Orangetheory Fitness in Fairfax, Va., Donna Reid was blown away by two things: "how hard it was and how loud it was." The 51-year-old adored the studio's interval training program — a mix of treadmill, rowing machine and resistance exercises — but when it came to the accompanying music assaulting her eardrums, well, that didn't seem so sound.
  • 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.,...

    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...

    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...