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Deaf Deaf Same

Phoebe Tay learns about her own culture – Deaf culture – and the similarities and differences amongst Deaf communities around the world.

Leaves changing colour in autumn

Editorial: Cultural Shift

When it comes to significant shifts in culture, law and society are poised in an agonising “chicken or egg” scenario. Does the law change from above, trickling down to alter a culture? Or does a movement rise up, demand, fight, lobby for a change to which the law eventually concedes? It’s a dynamic relationship that doesn’t obey a strict rule of cause and effect.