Tag Archives: Culture

The importance of Deaf culture

Members of the Deaf community in America use a different language—literally. Not only does their language—American Sign Language (ASL)—connect them to others who are Deaf, it also serves as a membership card into a linguistic subculture of our society that not everyone is privileged to enjoy. Breaking down stigmas Rich communication doesn’t have to beverbal.… Read More »

Don’t Let Diet Culture Stop You From Feasting This Thanksgiving – Here And Now

Each year after the holiday season comes to a close, diet culture looms as the new year approaches. Many resolutions involve dieting, and with it often comes anxiety and guilt over weight gain or eating habits. But author and fat studies scholar Virgie Tovar is encouraging everyone to stop that cycle, which she says not… Read More »