deafness

sex-how-to

This Is What It's Like to Have Sex With Hearing Loss

Embracing my hearing limitations has come, somewhat counterintuitively, from eroticizing them.
Anna Pulley
6.14.19
Sex

An Erotic Dinner Party Gave Me a Whole New Perspective on Sex

After a series of heartbreaking losses, including much of my hearing, I felt totally disconnected from my body. Then I went out to eat.
Anna Pulley
4.30.19
Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality App Can Translate Sign Language Into Spoken English, and Vice Versa

Students at New York University have created a working prototype of an app that uses machine learning and augmented reality to enable hearing people to understand sign language, and turns spoken words into sign language for the deaf.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.27.18
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Playing 'Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice' With Newly Restored Hearing

The intense and disorientating sensation of experiencing the unique sound design of 'Hellblade' following surgery to repair partial hearing loss.
Alex Meehan
12.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Tourists Think They Were Hit by Those Weird 'Sonic Attacks' in Cuba

After a handful of American diplomats reportedly suffered hearing loss from a bizarre sonic device, dozens of US citizens say they think they were targeted too.
Drew Schwartz
10.19.17
Music

Unlearning to Hear in an Abandoned Swimming Pool

Meet Tarek Atoui, the artist questioning why we need our ears to listen to music.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
9.14.16
kickstarter

A Disabilities Tech Company Is Raising Money on Kickstarter

Furenexo is developing three prototype accessibility products with the hope of serving a large market.
Madison Margolin
7.19.16
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
uk

Why Some Parents Choose to Have a Deaf Baby

Reproductive tech could threaten or preserve deaf culture.
Rich Wordsworth
9.29.15
Design

This Smart Glove Translates Sign Language to Text and Speech

Designer Hadeel Ayoub’s glove will soon incorporate multilingual translation and be able to send texts and emails.
Emiko Jozuka
9.29.15
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
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