I am proud of being deaf, but don't think of me as vulnerable

By Drisana Levitzke-Gray
Updated February 22 2022 - 11:25am, first published February 14 2022 - 6:30pm
2015 Young Australian of the Year Drisana Levitzke-Gray at Parliament House in 2015. Picture: Getty Images

I am a strong, empowered fifth-generation deaf woman, but I have lost count of the number of times I have been excluded, or told 'I can't do that,' due to my gender and being deaf.

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