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BTS Uses Sign Language in "Permission to Dance" Music Video

The boy band BTS released their latest song “Permission to Dance” today, and besides being a great beat to get moving to, the dance is also accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing people as well.

As Twitter user @tteokminnie, who was translating a tweet in Korea, pointed out, the dance in this music video incorporated more international versions of sign language. This is what the tweet says:

While BTS used signs that are used globally, there are many different forms of sign language. According to AI Media, there are between 138 to 300 forms of sign language used around the world. Just English has three: American Sign Language, British Sign Language, and Australian Sign Language. Human Rights Watch wrote on their website in 2019 that “more

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