kottke.org posts about deafness

Jehovah's Witnesses to the deaf: no masturbation in da clubNov 06 2012

Some genius paired 50 Cent's In Da Club with a video put out by the Jehovah's Witnesses to encourage deaf people not to masturbate. This is probably inappropriate or deafist or whatever, but it also provided me with a much-needed tears-rolling-down face laugh the other day.

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What is Wrong with the Use ofDec 19 2006

What is Wrong with the Use of these Terms: "Deaf-mute", "Deaf and dumb", or "Hearing-impaired"? "Overwhelmingly, deaf and hard of hearing people prefer to be called 'deaf' or 'hard of hearing.'"

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