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Equality Equals Qualified Interpreters

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

As the interpreting field continues to evolve, members of the Deaf community have struggled for solidarity on the subject of qualified interpreters.

Prominent Deaf Civil Rights Organization Thumbs Its Nose at LGBT People a Second Time

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 10.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

The surprise thumbing of the nose at us by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) during their national conference last month amounts to yet another slap in the face for LGBT people. This time, however, we've learned three crucial lessons.

Federal Judge Slams Netflix's Motion to Dismiss Closed Captioning Case

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment
Courtney O'Donnell

The vast majority of programming viewed over the internet is not closed captioned at this time and the Netflix case ruling is a major step towards reversing these conditions as this is the first court to hold that the ADA also applies to website-only businesses.

Anti-LGBT Rights Governor to Speak at Prominent Deaf Civil Rights Group's National Conference

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

Gov. Daugaard is allowed his views and since he was duly elected by the people of South Dakota, I'm not going to second guess their decision. But it is fairly clear that Daugaard's view doesn't belong at the NAD conference. So why was he invited?

Taylor Swift Ad Banned?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.21.2011 | Style

UPDATE: CoverGirl's PR agency let us know that the ad was not technically banned -- just voluntarily discontinued in response to NAD's inquiries. ...