Deaf Gay or Gay Deaf: Firstly, most deaf people have hearing parents as most gay people have straight parents. Secondly, deaf people and gay people are labeled as different to the majority population; one Secondly, deaf people and gay people are labeled as different to the majority population; one group because of their perceived disability and the other because of their sexual orientation. So, imagine when a Deaf man identifies as gay. They will most likely have straight hearing parents, be discriminated upon based on their loss of hearing and sexuality and potentially be encouraged to try to change their natural ways, to placate the masses.
Eyes of Desire 2: A Deaf GLBT Reader: Raymond Luczak: hillcountryrandonneurs.com: Books
By Steven Blum January 25 Created by Feldman and Shoshanah Stern, and starring Marlee Matlin and Cheryl Hines, the series takes an uncensored look at the life of Michael Rosen Feldman , still reeling from a breakup, and his best friend Kate Stern , who is trying to navigate choppy waters as the sole deaf person at her PR firm. We caught up with Feldman to find out how he pulled it all off. How did this whole project come about? I started writing stuff for her but nothing really hit the mark. We were originally going to write the story of her and a hearing best friend. And thank god for that because they had the right people and they knew what to do.
Jen Dodds: Is the deaf world more tolerant of homosexuality?
If you'd rather order from Amazon, you can do so here. QueerLit Contest Sometimes your own family isn't enough. Growing up different is never easy, but Michael, a deaf young man from a small town, knows that he must find his true family beyond his biological one.