The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The long summer days continue unabated for a while longer, so the LGBT-ATL keeps pumping out events to keep you hopping. Check the Gay Agenda calendar to weigh your downtime options.

Friday, Aug. 11

TeeTee Dangerfield Memorial remembers her life and legacy among her coworkers @ Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Chapel, 11 a.m. Dangerfield was murdered on July 31, and friends are rallying to raise money for her burial.

Emily Saliers. Half of the local legends Indigo Girls sings from her solo debut @ Eddie’s Attic, 9:30 p.m.

Southeast Black & Blue (photo below). The BDSM weekend returns for its annual weekend of demos and dances @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m. and through Sunday.

MAAP. The gay Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals finds out more about the Living Room agency over cocktails @ Ten, 6 p.m.

Cabaret. The Kander and Ebb classic hits the Kit Kat Club with Brian Clowdus as Emcee @ Serenbe Playhouse, 8 p.m. Runs through Aug. 27.

Heathers: The Musical. Closing weekend of the camp classic you love live on stage as a musical @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m. Through Aug. 13.

The Other Show. Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9 p.m.

Boys Room. Hang with the cool kids in East Atlanta @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., now with the Psych Out Wipe Out Happy Hour, 6p.m.

DILF Underwear Party. Daddies do it better with Joe Whitaker’s party series and New York City’s DJ Corey Craig @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Latrice Royale. First, Fresh Face Friday puts the newest drag glamazons on display, 9:30 p.m., then the Femme Fatale crew does what legends do best, welcoming the RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite for two nights @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Celestial Friday. Celeste Holmes hosts the show “where the stars come out” and puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.

Ladies Lounge. Get your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women in the new Midtown home of Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m. 

 

Saturday, Aug. 12

Southeast Black & Blue (middle photo) The BDSM weekend returns for its annual weekend of demos and dances through Sunday, including tonight’s SEBB Pig Dance with DJ Diablo Rojo, 10 p.m.

Sizzling Startlets and Fever. The opening show is followed by the quintessential drag cast working for your dollars, this week welcoming RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite Latrice Royale for the second of two nights @ Burkhart's, 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. 

Atlanta Reign Car Wash. Help this Hotlanta team raise funds to attend the Gay Softball World Series by getting scrubbed by gay jocks @ Antiques & Beyond, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Rugby 101. The gay Atlanta Bucks squad teaches you dogs new tricks. All skill levels welcome @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 11 a.m.

Atlanta Trout Beer Bust (top photo). Hang with the local gay swimmers and water polo players as they raise money for their meets @ Joe’s on Juniper, 2 p.m.

Lost N Found Youth Advocate Training. Learn about LGBT youth homelessness and what you can do to help @ Lost N Found Youth, 2 p.m.

HSL End of Season Party. Say so long to the Hotlanta Softball League summer with all the players and tons of beer, shots, awards and other fun @ Heretic, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

TeeTee Dangerfield Memorial. A second rally of supporters remembers her life and legacy and calls for the end of disporportionate number of killings of transgender women of color @ 2855 East Point St., 7 p.m. Dangerfield was murdered on July 31, and friends are rallying to raise money for her burial.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the regularly scheduled shenanigans, 10 p.m.

Hotlanta Squares Open House. The LGBT square dancers do a meet, greet and dance for potential new members @ City of Light, 7 p.m.

Early Country, Late Night Dance. Scoot boots, 8:30 p.m., then shake booty, 12:30 a.m. @ Heretic.

DJ Dance Party shakes your booty @ Jungle, 10 p.m. Get there early for Fantasy Girls, 9 p.m.

Latrice Royale. First, Fresh Face Friday puts the newest drag glamazons on display, 9:30 p.m., then the Femme Fatale crew does what legends do best, welcoming the RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite for two nights @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The self-titled Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the theater experience of Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m. 

GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Edie Cheezburger, a cast of premiere queens and special guests @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

Afterhours really gets cranking when the party moves to Cheshire Bridge Road with DJs Cosmo and Tracy Levine @ Tokyo Valentino, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, Aug. 13

Sunday Funday (bottom photo). The weekly tradition of dudes, DJs and drinks continues @ Ten, 4 p.m.

Drag Brunch brings the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Sporty Sunday Funday. All the games and matches on the screens and all the guys to watch it with @ Woofs, 12 noon.

Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast including Raquell Lorde @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.

Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens goes in hard @ Burkhart’s, 10:30 p.m.