Join the #SignYourLove Challenge!

February 14, 2019 BY SOFIA ENAMORADO
Updated: May 21, 2020

This Valentine’s Day, we are challenging you to join 3Play Media and Faces Behind the Screen to #SignYourLove!

It’s simple!


How to #SignYourLove

  1. Take a video of your or your friends signing the phrase “I love” plus a word of your choice in American Sign Language.
  2. Upload your video to social media using #SignYourLove and tagging Faces Behind the Screen.
  3. Challenge and tag 3 other friends to also sign what they love!


What if I Don’t Know American Sign Language?

love in asl is signed by crossing your left hand over your right hand over your chest. make sure your hands are is fists facing inside

There are several resources you can use to learn how to sign. Our favorites are SigningSavvy and Handspeak.

Be sure to place close attention to how each word is signed. Sign language isn’t just about using your hands, it also incorporates your arms and facial expressions.

Raising Awareness for Greater Accessibility

70 million people around the world use sign language to communicate.

Sign language is different from country to country – some countries share similar sign language but with their own dialect.

Around the world, there are more than 360 million people who have some degree of hearing loss. As we continue to become a more interconnected world – thanks to the internet – it has become ever more important to ensure that the internet is accessible for all.

At Faces Behind the Screen, our aim is to connect the world with stories from the deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and low vision community to offer a new perspective and shatter common stigmas and preconceived notions.

We also want to raise greater awareness for a more accessible web. The majority of websites are not accessible, let’s work to change that!

Don’t Forget to Tag Us!

We look forward to seeing your #SignYourLove videos! Don’t forget to tag @facesbehindthescreen if you are posting on Instagram or Facebook and @faces_screen if you are posting to Twitter.

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