Deaf Porn Is Sight to Behold
Making erotica accessible to all is aim of new production company, Wired finds
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2008 8:47 PM CST
Introducing Deaf Adult Entertainment website   (Flickr)
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(Newser) – Unlike mainstream movies and TV, there’s no closed-captioning for pornography—not that too many people, notes Wired's Regina Lynn, pay much attention to porn dialogue anyway. Enter Deaf Bunny, the first deaf-owned, deaf-staffed adult film company, which uses subtitles, sign language, and even cartoonish thought bubbles, in addition to deaf, American Sign Language-fluent actors, to make sure everyone can understand those complex plot lines.

“We want to expose the mainstream to our language," says founder Dino Capone, explaining Deaf Bunny’s distinct perspective. "ASL is the common thread of the deaf community and the social behaviors—such as eye contact, body language, facial expressions and vocals—are unique to our culture.”  Says a newly enlightened friend of Lynn's: "So that's what they talk about in porn. Huh."