Stories from various people that are living & celebrating the d/Deaf lifestyle whilst discussing deaf awareness.
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Hear Me Out! [CC] is a place to celebrate the individual identities by sharing stories about other d/Deaf and my own personal journey.
This site also exists to raise deaf awareness, help educate the hearing world as well as helping those who are d/Deaf to connect with the individual stories.
– Marlee Matlin
– Mark Twain
My own personal journey is a complicated one. Even though I have been deaf/hard of hearing since birth, I still grew up in the mainstream hearing world and barely got involved with the d/Deaf community.
As an “inbetweener”, where I have one foot in the hearing and one foot in the deaf world, it’s not that easy to create an identity for yourself. But it also means that I have a unique position and understanding of both worlds.
You can read more about it below.