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Today is Deaf Pagan Crossroads birthday…it was one year ago today that I put up the first post here on this blog.

cake and photo by pinkcakebox
Twelve months and 176 posts later, I now reflect back over that humble beginning to where the Crossroads has come over the past year. It’s been an amazing journey.
Along […]

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Time for me to come out with a little confession here, folks…
Not only am I deaf… but yours truly has been identified as having a couple of other “D” diagnosis as well. I have a learning disability… or perhaps even a couple of them.
I’m dyslexic. Or perhaps it’s dyscalculia. The “experts” can’t quite decide… tests […]

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My apologies for the delay in announcing the winners for the Equal Communication Access Blogging/Vlogging Contest. Things were a little delayed due to circumstances beyond our control, but the judges have made their final decisions, and it’s now time to share the results!
We did not have as many entries as we had hoped, but […]

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The below was originally written as a comment in response to my post about whether Deaf people know “how to dance”… not dancing literally; but rather, the concept of standing up for themselves, expressing themselves, and celebrating themselves in the midst of the cultural revolution we seem to be undergoing. I enjoyed reading this comment […]

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Due to some technical problems, I was unable to embed the video into my first post… I’ve resolved this problem, so I now present to you…
EYES OF DESIRE 2 - THE VIDEO CLIP
(this video is produced in ASL with English subtitles)

 
If you would like to learn more about Eyes of Desire 2 - A […]

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With this post, Ocean shares an interesting email from a hearing reader of her blog, who asks some good questions about Deafhood and the Deaf Community, and how we deal with issues that affect our community…
Hello Ocean ~
I want to tell you that I really enjoyed your “Dancing at Our Revolution” post. My minor in […]

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In this post, Ocean shares some of her thoughts in response to Deaf Pundit’s recent post at “The Deaf Edge”…
While reading A Deaf Pundit’s recent post “Revolution” at her blog site The Deaf Edge, I was reminded of a saying I have seen time and again over the years:
“If I can’t dance, I don’t want […]

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This post - based on an actual email exchange with a hearing friend - is Ocean’s attempt to share some of her innermost thoughts about Deafhood and what being a Deaf person means to her…
(YES, I KNOW IT’S LONG… I THOUGHT ABOUT TRYING TO SHORTEN IT DOWN, BUT I DECIDED TO LEAVE IT AS IT […]

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Although we did not have the number of entries we had hoped for in the Equal Communication Access Blogging/Vlogging Contest, we still received a number of entries, which are listed below:
Lois’s My World at a Glance
“Equal Communication Access”
http://www.lois4.com/ECA.html
 
 
Deaf Culture On-Line
“Intimate Moments”
http://www.deaf-culture-online.com/intimatemoments.html

 
Signs of the Times
“Being the Belief”
http://thedeafjeff.blogspot.com/2007/08/being-belief.html

 
Independent Entry
“A Day In […]

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Here is one of the entries for the Equal Communication Access Blogging & Vlogging Contest, submitted by “WAD.” Because this individual does not have a blog site, this entry is being posted here for everyone’s reading pleasure.
In this entry, WAD has chosen to show a schedule of a day in a deaf/hard of hearing […]

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