When ‘The Talk’ Is In Sign Language, There Is Clarity And Confusion
Friday, August 26, 2016
Posted by: Julie Hill
On a Saturday morning, a group of adults gather in a circle in an elementary school classroom on the campus of Gallaudet University. Each wears a name tag — and on that name tag is a common sexual term: “Ejaculation.” “Orgasm.” “Condom.”
One by one they introduce themselves by the name on their tag. Not in spoken words, but in American Sign Language (ASL).