Browsing All posts tagged under »identity«

Lizzie Ward: Looking for belonging between the deaf and hearing worlds

December 18, 2013


What does it mean to you, belonging? Does it mean belonging to a group, or to another person, or to […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Hearing impaired? Hard of hearing? It’s hard to find the right term to ‘deafine’ yourself. I should know

September 27, 2013


Mark Levin’s article on this site last week about eradicating the term ‘hearing impaired’ clearly struck a chord – it […]

Samira Mohammed: The awkward silence. And how to beat it!

April 4, 2013


I am a university student in London, and I’m now in my 2nd year of studying for my BA in […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 great Limping Chicken articles you may not have read!

February 18, 2013


In the last year, we’ve published all kinds of articles, from videos online that you really should watch, to Subtitle […]

Callum Fox: Meeting my audiologist – the post-mortem

February 7, 2013


I prepared myself. I had a little book of questions. I strode into the office confidently, ready to give my […]

William Mager: Billy 2.0 – Getting my new audiogram

February 5, 2013


The above is an audiogram. Most deaf people have seen one of these before, but if you’re like me, you […]

Poem: ‘Labels’ by Colin Thomson

December 14, 2012


Do you see me or the labels given to me So kindly by society? Do I fit into a category […]

Ian Noon: Why I spent my Sunday telling parents of deaf children all about my love life

March 9, 2012

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It was the question I had been dreading: “Perhaps our visitors could tell us a bit about their experiences with […]

AJW Smith: Longing for Belonging

February 24, 2012


Belonging. It’s a psychological need. We need to know that we fit in. We want to be valued. We want […]