Pride Center

Celebrate with Pride Center and the Deaf Queer Community at “Deaf Queer Fest” in the University Student Union

February 7, 2019

Northridge — The Pride Center of the University Student Union (USU), in collaboration with Gamma Rho Lambda National Sorority, Epsilon Chapter, invites all Matadors to join with the deaf queer community to celebrate at “Deaf Queer Fest”. On Thursday, Feb. 21st from 5pm-8pm, in the Grand Salon of the USU, this special evening event will feature deaf queer artists, an amazing performance by the “Deafies in Drag”, exciting games, FREE food, enticing vendors, and helpful resources for the community.

"This will be a historical first at CSUN! This event will be celebrating the Deaf Queer community through a drag performance, festivities, and food,” says Felix Villarreal, Pride Center Assistant. “Come and experience an evening to remember in an all signing environment with friends, family, and community!"

All Matadors, especially those who identify with the Deaf and Queer communities, are invited to “Deaf Queer Fest” and enjoy a variety of American Sign Language-friendly entertainment. Then, you can continue the fun by checking out other deaf queer artists, vendors, and resources that will be there just for you. Everyone at this unique event will celebrate the diversity of the Deaf Queer community through inclusivity, ASL communication, and visuals. The “Deaf Queer Fest” is an event where you can give your support and engage with others in the community, while celebrating with festivities and amazing food!

Experience a fun first for CSUN and come celebrate the Deaf Queer community at “Deaf Queer Fest”! ASL interpreters will also be provided for those who don’t know ASL. For more information, please contact Pride Center Supervisor, Hedyeh Rezaei at or visit

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