Category: Interpreting

  • Separate is Not Equal | Deaf Performers Were Not Included At The Halftime Show

    Separate is Not Equal | Deaf Performers Were Not Included At The Halftime Show

    Same thing I’ve been complaining about for 15 years! To quote deaf blogger Amanda Tuite: …the entire programming of the Super Bowl left a bad taste in my mouth. As a deaf person, I always anticipated seeing the national anthem and “America the Beautiful” performed by professional deaf entertainers who use American Sign Language. This […]

  • Earned my Court Interpreter Certificate!

    Earned my Court Interpreter Certificate!

    Certification is important to me because it requires me to improve my skills so I can give better service to consumers. I just found out I earned the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters Court Interpreter Certificate (BEI CIC)! This is a very stringent test of ASL/English interpreting skill in legal / judicial / law […]

  • Had the pleasure of interpreting for CJ Jones’ one-man show

    Looking back at interpreting for black Deaf actor and comedian CJ Jones‘ one-man show 2014, it amazed and delighted me when I saw him in Baby Driver in 2017. What a thrill to see his success!

  • Reblog: interpreter’s viral moment misses the point (opinion) – CNN

    Lilit Marcus, who is a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), whose first language was American Sign Language, calls out hearing folks who are sharing the now-viral video of ASL interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego working at a Twista performance. — Read on www-m.cnn.com/2019/08/23/opinions/asl-interpreter-twista-video-deaf-culture-marcus/index.html I love this article. it reminds me of what I want to say […]

  • 2019 Preview

    2019 Preview

    Here are some of my resolutions and plans for 2019: This evening I started teaching my beginning course of American Sign Language, ASL I or SLG101 as they call it at Paradise Valley Community College. After teaching at the Maricopa Community Colleges during the day for the past five-and-a-half years, I am finally teaching an […]