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Toby Dawson: Help us campaign for BSL access on TV in Scotland (BSL)

March 24, 2016

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Sign Toby’s petition here. Our family was always totally ignorant to the news on STV at its usual teatime slot, […]

Prof. Graham Turner: The BSL (Scotland) Bill. Let’s *do* this thing! (BSL)

December 5, 2014

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For a BSL translation of this article, click play below, or scroll down to read this in English. If you […]

Deaf community asked to provide evidence to support BSL (Scotland) Bill

November 25, 2014

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The BSL (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament by Mark Griffin MSP on 29th October 2014. Now, Scotland’s […]

Deaf News: British Sign Language Bill formally introduced in Scotland

October 31, 2014

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Labour MSP Mark Griffin’s British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Bill has been formally introduced in the Scottish Parliament. To see […]

Louise Stern: A new book with a story that cuts through to what the deaf experience really is

August 28, 2014

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Born in Northern Ireland, reared in Scotland, the writer and translator Donal McLaughlin lives like a nomad. His work takes […]

Edinburgh Fringe Review: “Humour can bring Deaf culture into the mainstream.” Charlie Swinbourne reviews ‘Speech Sucks: The Future Signs’

August 22, 2014

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The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at the Edinburgh Fringe is a strand which gives university lecturers the chance to debate […]

The Question: If Scotland votes for independence, what happens to British Sign Language? (with BSL translation)

June 25, 2014

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On 18th September this year, Scottish people will vote on whether they want to remain part of Britain, or whether […]

Toby Dawson: How the proposed constitution could give Deaf people better rights in an independent Scotland

June 19, 2014

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When it was first mentioned that an interim draft constitution for an independence Scotland would be announced in June, I […]

Deaf News: Are Deaf people being left out of the Scottish independence debate?

May 21, 2014

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Three months ago, Toby Dawson wrote an article for this site about how Scottish independence would be an opportunity for […]

Deaf News: Deaf footballer playing in the Scottish Cup is abused by fans

January 24, 2014

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Just over a year ago, Deaf footballer Daniel Ailey was abused while playing for Potters Bar Town, and went on […]