National Coming Out Day Celebration at COC
Lauryn Kanagi, left, chats with Sarah Fujii, and Sonja Rossi, right, at the National Coming Out Day booth in the cafeteria at College of the Canyons on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

National Coming Out Day Celebration at COC

Three organizations came together Thursday to celebrate National Coming Out Day with food, games and conversation at College of the Canyons.  Originally, the event was set to be outside by…

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UUSCV set to welcome new minister in August
Incoming Rev. Megan Dowdell will begin her tenure at the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley on Aug. 1. Courtesy photo: Rich Jaffke

UUSCV set to welcome new minister in August

The Rev. Megan Dowdell will be joining the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley as their new minister on Aug. 1, but she’ll have the chance to visit her congregation…

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City Council officially recognizes June as ‘Pride Month’
The Santa Clarita City Council recognized June as Pride Month on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, which drew support from the local LGBTQ community, including members of PFLAG (pictured). Tammy Murga/ The Signal

City Council officially recognizes June as ‘Pride Month’

The Santa Clarita City Council officially recognized June as Pride Month with a proclamation Tuesday for the first time since the city’s establishment.  “We are a community where regardless of…

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PFLAG, QueerSCV hold celebratory Pride picnic in Stevenson Ranch
Marni Aston, left, and Stephanie hold their daughter Cora at Picnic in the Park in Stevenson Ranch on Saturday. Ryan Mancini/The Signal

PFLAG, QueerSCV hold celebratory Pride picnic in Stevenson Ranch

Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park in Stevenson Ranch glowed with color on Saturday as QueerSCV and PFLAG Santa Clarita, or Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, joined together for…

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City Council to recognize June as Pride Month, local LGBTQ community shares excitement
Students who stopped by the Honor Quad Tuesday afternoon were treated to songs by vocalists from the student-run record label Hipified Records, as well as carnival games like “Queer pong” and “Ace in the Hole” that awarded participants prizes. Brennon Dixon/The Signal

City Council to recognize June as Pride Month, local LGBTQ community shares excitement

The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community, and prompting members of…

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Celebrate Pride with a ‘Picnic in the Park’
Students who stopped by the Honor Quad Tuesday afternoon were treated to songs by vocalists from the student-run record label Hipified Records, as well as carnival games like “Queer pong” and “Ace in the Hole” that awarded participants prizes. Brennon Dixon/The Signal

Celebrate Pride with a ‘Picnic in the Park’

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and PFLAG Santa Clarita, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, and Queer SCV plan to celebrate with a community Picnic in the Park on…

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Shin’s, QueerSCV lead course in self defense
Instructor Nicole Vizcarra, left, demonstrates a ground technique in self defense with another instructor at Shin's Family Martial Arts Center. Ryan Mancini/The Signal

Shin’s, QueerSCV lead course in self defense

Visitors at Shin’s Family Martial Arts were taught several self defense techniques to keep themselves safe during a course led by instructor and QueerSCV vice president Nicole Vizcarra on Saturday.…

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QueerSCV gets signs and posters ready ahead of Women’s March Los Angeles
Nicole Vizcarra, Vice President of QueerSCV proudly shows off her sign that she made at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Newhall in preparation for the Women's March in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. Cory Rubin/The Signal

QueerSCV gets signs and posters ready ahead of Women’s March Los Angeles

In preparation for next week’s Women’s March in Los Angeles, QueerSCV welcomed people to join in and make signs at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Valencia on Sunday.

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LGBTQ+ group builds vets homes
Resident Megan Young-Bryden and her mother Nicole Young-Bryden work together to mix cement at Home 4 Familes 2nd annual Rainbow Build. Michele Lutes/The Signal

LGBTQ+ group builds vets homes

Members of the LGBTQ+ community and veterans came together Saturday for the Homes 4 Families second annual Rainbow Build, located at the veterans housing tract off of Centre Point Parkway.

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