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What It's Like to Grow Up with Deaf Parents

Children of deaf adults straddle the complex cultural plain between the deaf world and the hearing world.
Angela Skujins
10.31.17
News

Why the Deaf Community Fears President Trump

A man who has mocked people with disabilities and expressed a desire to dismantle some of the protections that exist for people like me is about to become the president.
Sara Nović
11.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Allegedly Called a Deaf Actress 'Retarded' on 'The Apprentice' Set

He also reportedly called Khloe Kardashian a "fat piglet" and asked why the show got "the ugly Kardashian," sources say.
Lauren Messman
10.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Daily Coffee Consumption Could Be Making You Deaf, Says Science

A university study's found a connection between caffeine and hearing damage, so everything is indeed wonderful right now.
VICE Staff
7.9.16
travel

In Bali's Deaf Village, Everyone Speaks Sign Language

The people in Bengkala, Bali communicate in kata kolok, a type of sign language that's unique to the area.
Matt Alesevich
11.19.15
Stuff

I Went to Costa Rica to Watch Two Kids Hear for the First Time

Chris Nieratko and a traveling band of skateboarders went to Costa Rica to meet up with the Let Them Hear Foundation and document two deaf children as they received surgeries that would allow them to hear for the first time.
Chris Nieratko
11.16.15
Stuff

'Spring Awakening' Is the Best Broadway Musical You’ve Never Heard

The Deaf West theater company's re-envisioning of the controversial Broadway play reminds us that the only thing separating the deaf from the hearing is a language.
Sara Nović
10.1.15
Stuff

How to Be a DJ When You're Deaf

Robbie Wilde has sensationally been labeled the "Deaf DJ," but he's out to show that his talent goes way beyond what his ears can and cannot do.
Sara Nović
8.22.15
VICE TALKS FILM

VICE Talks Film with 'The Tribe' Actress Yana Novikova

VICE sat down with the deaf actress and used sign language to interview her about her award-winning performance.
VICE Staff
6.25.15
Film

‘The Tribe’ Is a Movie Starring Deaf People That’s Not a Deaf Movie

We caught up with actress Yana Novikova to talk about starring in the groundbreaking new film, growing up deaf in Belarus, and Kate Winslet's sex scene in 'Titanic.'
Sara Nović
6.23.15
Stuff

My Hearing Loss Felt Normal, Until I Tried to Fix It

I've been half-deaf my whole life. But when I finally heard sound with a hearing aid, my hearing loss started to frustrate me more than it ever had before.
Tess Barker
5.27.15
Stuff

Deaf Artist Christine Sun Kim Is Reinventing Sound

Through sound art, performance, installations, drawings, and videos, Senior TED Fellow Christine Sun Kim is challenging "hearing culture" and our limited definition of sound, and electrifying the art world in the process.
Cassie Packard
4.4.15