Browsing All posts tagged under »deaf identity«

Kate Rowley: Note to my doctor. I’m ‘alright’ and my son’s ‘alright’

April 9, 2016

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At weekends, we publish some of our most popular blogs. Tell us your favourites by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com I have just […]

Jennifer Stuessy: How do you wear your ‘Deaf’?

March 25, 2016

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At weekends and bank holidays, we post some of our most popular blogs. Tell us yours by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com It […]

Emily Howlett: Why playing myself in ‘Found’ was much tougher than acting

July 10, 2015

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So, I’m guessing you will have seen ‘Found’ by now? The documentary directed by the Chicken’s very own Charlie Swinbourne, […]

Emily Howlett: Mindfulness and Deaf identity

March 11, 2015

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I’ve been involved with a few things recently that have really got me thinking about me. Not in a me-me-me […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Don’t believe the Deaf community exists? Watch Grayson Perry discover our world on C4 tonight

November 5, 2014

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve met people who seem incredulous at the idea that there might be a […]

Kim Webster: Between deaf and hearing identity: Trying to find out where I fit in

September 10, 2014

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A friend asked me earlier this week, “What does being deaf mean to you?” Honestly? I replied with a series […]

Ask the Chicken: I don’t want to offend people who are more deaf than me. So what term should I use to describe myself?

January 6, 2014

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In an uncertain world, there’s one person you can turn to for dependable advice: the limping chicken. Offering sensible tips […]

Cristina Hartmann: What it is like to be deaf from birth

January 3, 2014

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Previously published on The Daily Beast and republished here by kind permission of Cristina Hartmann. In many ways, being born […]

The Question: Could you spot a deaf person in a crowded room? And is there such a thing as a ‘Deafdar’? (BSL)

November 11, 2013

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I don’t know what it is about the Victoria line, but when I lived in London, I kept meeting deaf […]

John Walker: What disabled people are learning from taking a Deaf perspective

November 7, 2013

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When I’m at work, it is my job to meet with people. I work in a University, which is made […]