Whether you're attending Atlanta's annual gay male pool party, or watching from the air-conditioned comfort of your newsfeed, take a shot or down a beverage each time you encounter these sure bets durng the July 21 Shine pool party.
The three-decades-old fundraiser against HIV/AIDS in Atlanta, as well as a host of satellite and piggyback events all weekend, are among the biggest Queer Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend.
Now ready that pouring arm, and enjoy this visual preview of what to expect.
This feature originally appeared in Q magazine. Read the full issue below, and pick yours up at queer and LGBTQ-friendly venues around town.
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