Suicide is no laughing matter

Suicide is no laughing matter

Video description: Trudy, a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair, is wearing a navy blue shirt with a red, white, light blue, tan, and navy blue striped scarf. She is seated in the corner with brown bookshelves on her right and a sea blue wall on her left. Image descriptions: The first … [Continue reading]

A Quick Look at Everyday Disempowerment of Deaf People

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This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of NADmag; download a PDF version of the article. Video description:  Trudy, a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair, is wearing a navy blue shirt with a red, white, light blue, tan, and navy blue striped scarf. She is seated in … [Continue reading]

#iamdeaf

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In response to the recent AGB letter controversy, Robin Horwitz has created an #iamdeaf page on Facebook, and I was among the people he asked to make … [Continue reading]

Giving Credit Where It Wasn’t Due

Giving Credit Where It Wasn’t Due

Video description: Trudy, a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair, is wearing a deep royal blue sweater. She is seated in the corner with brown … [Continue reading]

Deaf Women Supporting Deaf Women

This article originally appeared in Get a Z Life Magazine.  When you put a group of women together to work, what do you get? Ask anyone this … [Continue reading]

Full, unfiltered access to ASL and the world

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(Reposted from my Facebook page, February 13, 2016) My (deaf) daughters and I went out for dinner, and my four-year-old asked me why it rained. My … [Continue reading]

sComm: An Update

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Read my original article and open letter (available in ASL and English) before reading the below. Warning: This article includes … [Continue reading]

Deaf Life Magazine Person of the Month

How awesome. At the risk of tooting my own horn (does it make a difference if I don't hear the horn?), I learned that I had been chosen as Deaf Life … [Continue reading]

An email from sComm

My hosting company sent me this earlier today. Hi Trudy - We were contacted by the below company with the stated concern. Can you address this … [Continue reading]

Speech given at a high school in 2015

The following is a speech I gave at a public high school's world languages ceremony in 2015. Read the article I wrote about this … [Continue reading]