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Celebrate National Girlfriend Day, August 1!

Two girl friends laughing and embracing each other

August 1 is the day to celebrate your female friends!  What better way to celebrate “Girl Power” than to watch movies and read insightful books on friendship.  Tell your sisters, best friends, mothers, daughters, grandmothers, co-workers, and transgender friends how important they are to you! Girlfriends make us laugh, they share, encourage, and advise you.  They can also be there to lend a sympathetic hand and may tell us what… read more >>

Inspiring Deaf Women Throughout History

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There have been many inspiring deaf women throughout history that have made significant contributions in science, athletics, the arts, education, and social reform. These successful women overcame many obstacles at a time when few avenues were open to women. Their determination and perseverance continue to empower women today.  Annie Jump Cannon  Annie Jump Cannon was a pioneering astronomer responsible for… read more >>

Trailblazers in the Deaf Community: Famous Women

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Women have always held an important role in the lives of many people throughout the ages, but it has only been 150 years or so that famous deaf women have come to the forefront of society. The biographies of these ten amazing women trailblazers in the deaf community are nothing short of miraculous. They each have special qualities that have propelled them… read more >>