When I became a lesbian, I decided I needed to be a separatist, and I figured that foreign countries didn't have patriarchy, so I learned beautiful and non-patriarchal languages like french, spanish and italian. Then I decided to take some asl classes too because it seemed like a beautiful non-patriarchal language too, and while I slowly learned more and more, I also realized hearing was man oppress act.
Deaf Lesbian friend ask me become interpreter where hospital, but I not think I ready. I interpret for my friend more and more Deaf Lesbians want me interpret. I take classes to interpret and graduate with best grades. First I not expert what Deaf culture but I learn and become. And I find culture free what man oppress. So I become interpreter why work and become expert what Deaf culture. Friends think me Honorary Deaf Lesbian.
(ooc edit: lol, I realize the piece mocked is old and obscure, but while obscure, the sentiment mocked is not, i.e. the idea that somehow asl is a less patriarchal language than english. In this case the inspiration is, however, a piece by a radical separatist lesbian terp in a '94 book... >.>)