Round 6 TBR | Queer Lit Readathon

Hello I’m Rogan, and today the hosts of Queer Lit Readathon round six are going to be telling you what we’ll be reading this round! Before we start – obviously, several of these challenges will be covered more than once with these books, but I will just tell you what I’m assigning to the book.Continue reading “Round 6 TBR | Queer Lit Readathon”

White interpreters, listen to the Black community

Hey, you white interpreters. While working, if the presenter says the full n-word, you go ahead and interpret it. Is that okay? No, never. Never. Let me explain more. Hello, I’m Rogan. Yes, this happened a few weeks ago and made the rounds. I’m “late” with this vlog, but really, this topic is still relevant.Continue reading “White interpreters, listen to the Black community”

Commander in Chief – Demi Lovato | ASL

No blog post, because this is an ASL translation of a song. Full lyrics are below. Commander in Chief – Demi Lovato (Lyrics) Were you ever taught when you were youngIf you mess with things selfishly, they’re bound to come undone?I’m not the only oneThat’s been affected and resented every story you’ve spun, and I’mContinue reading “Commander in Chief – Demi Lovato | ASL”

Deaf Interpreters | Deaf Awareness Month

Hello, I’m Rogan and welcome. Today I’ll be talking about Deaf interpreters and why they’re a thing, what we do, and situations you’ll find us in. I am a Deaf Interpreter personally, and I specialize in DeafBlind interpreting. Today’s video will be a broad overview of deaf interpreting, I might make a separate video forContinue reading “Deaf Interpreters | Deaf Awareness Month”

ASL translations of songs | Deaf Awareness Month

Hello, I’m Rogan and welcome. As you can see from the title, I’ll be talking about translating songs into ASL today. I was already planning on making this video, but it’s even more appropriate with the recent events. I’m not going to say names because this can actually apply to more than just one particularContinue reading “ASL translations of songs | Deaf Awareness Month”

Making your media accessible | Deaf Awareness Month

Hello, I’m Rogan and welcome. Today, this is kind of based on a comment I had on my first video for this month. I want to talk about how you should be making your content—whether that’s videos, pictures, art, etc.—as accessible to everyone as you can. It is challenging, and certainly not one-size-fits-all. I’ll beContinue reading “Making your media accessible | Deaf Awareness Month”

Fingerspelling – proper nouns and English | ASL Ponderings & Deaf Awareness Month

Hello, I’m Rogan and welcome. It’s been a while since I did an ASL Ponderings, so let’s do one today! I guess you could call this part three, because I have talked about fingerspelling a little bit before, and I have one video I’ve been wanting to make but I want to make sure toContinue reading “Fingerspelling – proper nouns and English | ASL Ponderings & Deaf Awareness Month”