In Spring Awakening, Steven Sater's lyrics sing like poetry. Their intimacy tingles in your throat as you repeat them under your breath. Your eyes close, just long enough to dance on the brink of surrender.
While mainstream media still struggles to integrate diversity into programming, the internet offers a vastly different experience. People around the globe, of all backgrounds and abilities, are uploading original new content every day, smashing boring stereotypes and changing the way we view different cultures.
I grew up with the idea that I had two strikes against me. I have had to face discrimination from all directions: hearing, Deaf, straight, and gay. While most people have interacted with members of a minority group, very few have insight into the challenges of being a "double-minority."
We always wondered how to say, "Mom's spaghetti" in American Sign Language. Luckily we have Shelby Mitchusson, an ASL interpreter