The rise of the Deaf Pride movement in the 1980s has introduced a distinction between deaf and Deaf, with the capitalized form used specifically in referring to deaf persons belonging to the community—also known as Deaf culture—that has formed around the use of American Sign Language as the preferred means of communication.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Deaf Lesbian Festival Launches New Website
The Deaf Lesbian Festival (DLF) Committee has launched a New Website with information about its upcoming 5th Biennial Deaf Lesbian Festival, which is slated for June 25-29, 2008 in San Francisco. Jennifer Ann Cook (JAC) is the Chair.