sign language

Entertainment

This is Barbie Parker giving an expressive performance in front of a crowd of thousands of cheering fans at Lollapalooza. If her name doesn’t ring a bell in your mental dictionary of rock stars, that’s because she’s never been a headliner–she’s a sign language interpreter who performs alongside hugely popular musical acts like Jack White… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I’ve been meaning to brush up on my basic sign language. I had forgotten the international sign for “go to hell,” a hand motion I plan to use as often as possible. [Pleated Jeans] … READ MORE »


Video

BuzzFeed has an awesome video roundup featuring “The 9 Best Sign Language Performances from Music Festivals.” These are the folks who translate the performers’ lyrics through American Sign Language for those in the audience who are hearing impaired. You don’t need to know ASL to recognize this interpreter is working the Black Eyed Peas… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

You don’t have to be fluent in sign language to know what this woman is talking about: S-E-X. Good thing that not-so subtle interpreter is there! We’re picking up what you’re throwing down, hot stuff. We also hope you didn’t get whiplash from making this awesome vid. [WOW]

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