Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'usa'

Learning from California Being Scared of Love (Prop 8)

Today the California Supreme Court upheld a decision on Prop 8, in other words banning gay marriage (existing 18,000 same sex couple marriages stand), in California. Apart from thinking along the lines of, 'Hello, California! You might like to join...

Dooce Overhears An Angry Deaf Person via a Relay Operator

Heather Armstrong aka dooce.com is carrying a post where she describes a relay operator conveying a deaf person being angry at the lack of captions. It was a hate phone call. An emotional hate phone call. A hate phone call...

Pepsi Superbowl Advert

The USA's Pepsi Superbowl advert based around a Deaf joke can be found on YouTube: And behind the scenes: Congratulations to those involved, more please. We're jealous this side of the pond, although its not the first international mainstream Deaf...

Bush explaining Iraq policy to Republican deaf signers?

The Sunday Times carried this picture and caption at the back of its News Review section, asking what Bush was doing, in satire style. Deaf people came into it: Another day, another slightly embarrassing picture of President George Bush....

Should Deaf get Death Sentence?

Various news articles are asking the question: Should deaf get the death sentence? This is linked to a murder case, link. Apart from the reasoning 'Deaf people can do anything but hear', thus be treated the same as hearing people,...

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