Category:  The Queer Agenda

Tuesday: 12 gay things to do today

image Gay artist Paul Wolski's Alter Ego Pop Art Show continues at ART Station. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CHRIS Kids talks about its upcoming Premiere Party during an event at Gilbert's. 6 p.m.
YouthPride offers its free HIV testing (5 p.m.), Boy Talk (6:30 p.m.) and Womyn's Lounge (6:30 p.m.).
Try your hand at bingo at Woof's. 7 p.m.
Social Tuesdays returns to the W Atlanta - Downtown, but this time offering helicopter tours over the city. 7 p.m.
Open play with the Hotlanta Volleyball Association. 7:30 p.m.
Dive into the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout for swimming and water polo. 7:30 p.m.
Karaoke with Kitty LeClaw at Blake's. 10 p.m.
Sing-a-long with Mary-oke at Mary's. 10 p.m.
Sophisticated Ladies of Atlanta Cabaret Show at Beleza. 10:30 p.m.    READ MORE »

Monday: Eight gay things to do today

image YouthPride offers up free HIV testing (5 p.m.), Empowered Men (6:30 p.m.) and Trans and Friends (6:30 p.m.)
Join Front Runners Atlanta for their Monday run. 7:15 p.m.
Play Texas Hold'em at Woofs. 7:30 p.m.
Take part in Faiths & Feminism Interfaith Book Circle at Charis. 7:30 p.m.
"The Sweetest Thing" is on tap for the Movie Mondays at Joe's. 8 p.m.
Stars of the Century takes the stage at Jungle. 10:30 p.m.

View the full event listings from the new, interactive Project Q Atlanta community calendar by clicking on the link in each event above. Within the community calendar, you can download events to your calendar, set up email and text reminders and be notified of any changes to event details. You can also submit your group's event to be included in the calendar.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 11 gay things to do today

image Watch the teams of the Hotlanta Softball League in action. 9 a.m.
Swim with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy the treats of Papi's New Brunch at Las Margaritas. 11 .m.
Sol Sundays goes poolside at the W Atlanta - Midtown. 1 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 2 p.m.
Out on Film hosts its final day of the gay film festival. 3:30 p.m.
Join DJ Vicki Powell for SUNsets on the Patio @ Noni's. 5 p.m.
The Wilderness Network of Georgia holds its quarterly Membership Meeting & Potluck. 6 p.m.
The Women's Outdoor Network hosts a Pizza & Planning meeting. 6 p.m.
Catch the Big Time Show at Blake's. 9 p.m.
The Armorettes take over Burkhart's. 9 p.m.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 15 gay things to do today

image Chrome & Cruiser motorcycle rally to benefit Atlanta Pride Committee at Heretic. 10 a.m.
National Flag Football League of Atlanta puts gay jocks in Piedmont Park. 10 a.m. There's gay tennis, too, with the Atlanta Team Tennis Association. 1 p.m.
The gay film fest Out on Film continues at Plaza Theatre with screenings at 3:30 p.m. ("The Universe of Keith Haring"), 5:30 p.m. ("Training Rules") and 7:30 p.m. ("Mulligans"). Charlie David (photo) from "Mulligans" appears at Outwrite. 1 p.m.
Speed dating for book lovers at Bellissima. 6:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zann, Don't!" keeps on going at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.

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Gay chamber enjoys a blue Friday happy hour

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce got a little blue Friday evening.

The group found itself surrounded by the soothing blue hues of AquaKnox in Buckhead for its monthly 4th Friday Networking event. (Technically, it was held on the fifth Friday this month, but who's really counting?)

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Friday: 17 gay things to do today

image 4th Friday Networking with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. It's really the fifth Friday this month, but who's counting? 5:30 p.m.
Softball with the Decatur Women's Sports League. 6 p.m.
Gay artist Paul Wolski's Alter Ego Pop Art Show opens at ART Station. 7 p.m.
Open play with the Hotlanta Volleyball Association. 7:30 p.m.
Swimming and water polo with Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Out on Film continues with "The New World" (photo) and "Finding Me." 7:30 p.m.

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Thursday: 14 gay things to do today

image YouthPride offers free HIV testing (5 p.m.) and T-Time (5:30 p.m.).
Texas Hold'em Poker at Blake's. 7 p.m.
Out on Film opens four days of LGBT films with "Fagbug" (photo). 7:30 p.m. Join "Fagbug" creator Erin Davies for a meet and greet at Bellissima after. 9:30 p.m.
Hit the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Stop by Charis for a screening and discussion of "Unnatural Causes." 7:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Laugh out loud with Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull Lounge. 8 p.m.
Gay singer Tom Goss appears at Smith's Olde Bar. 8 p.m.
Cocktail the evening away with Hydrate Thursdays and Thursday Night Cocktail. Both start at 9 p.m.
Bazzaar goes retro with Members Only: A True International Event. 9 p.m.
Disco at Mary's. 10 p.m.    READ MORE »

Friday: There’s MondoHomo to do today

imageThanks to the organizers of MondoHomo for letting us know that, well, we screwd up.

We included the alterna-queer cultural festival in our community calendar, but through a programming glitch that was our fault, the event didn't appear in the calendar today. So, when our event gurus pulled together The Gay Agenda for today, MondoHomo was left out of the mix. When we said there were Nine Gay Thngs to Do Today, we really meant there were 10.

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Thursday: 19 gay things to do today

image YouthPride offers a full schedule, including free HIV testing at 5 p.m., T-Time at 5:30 p.m. and the Spice World Party at 7 p.m.
Meet the candidates at the LGBT Community Mayoral Candidate Forum. 6 p.m.
Meet the boys in swimsuits at Swim 2009 with Atlanta Executive Network and David Atlanta. 6:30 p.m.
MondoHomo opens its five-day alterna-queer fest with an evening of activities beginning at 7 p.m.
Texas Hold'em at Blake's. 7 p.m.
Cancer Support Group meets at the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative. 7 p.m.
Discuss how film has influenced our view of HIV/AIDS with AID Atlanta. 7 p.m.
MEGA Family Project's coming out support group meets. 7 p.m.
Cliterati Open No-Mic at Charis. 7:30 p.m.
The gay-funny musical "Zanna, Don't!" (photo) continues its run at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Laugh the evening away at Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull. 8 p.m.
Pearl Day continues its Launch Week at 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m., and its Tickled Pink VIP Reception at Hydrate Thursdays at 10 p.m.
Cocktail the evening away at Hydrate Thursdays and Thursday Night Cocktail. 9 p.m.
Bazzaar goes retro with its Members Only: A True International Retro Event. 9 p.m.
Mary's gets Big Primpin'. 10 p.m.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 16 gay things to do today

image Cheer on the riders of the AIDS Vaccine 200 as they start their two-day journey. 7 a.m.
Trek through the streets of Atlanta with Front Runners Atlanta. 8 .m.
Weigh in with the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative. 8 a.m.
Watch the jocks of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta 9 a.m.
Learn about creating an LGBT family with MEGA Family Project. 9:30 a.m.
Akoma Book Club meets at Charis. 10:30 a.m.
The Big Gay Supper Club goes for brunch. 11:30 a.m.
The boys and blossoming drag queens of the Hotlanta Softball League work the runway for the HSL Pageant. 5 p.m.
Atlanta Rollergirls host their fourth bout of the season. 5 p.m.
Atlanta Xplosion (photo) tackles its way through the final home game of the season. 6 p.m.
Bar night with the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club at the Eagle. 10 p.m.
DJ Alexander spins at Jungle. 10 p.m.
La Familia Reunion brings the House music to Bazzaar. 10 p.m.
Mary-oke at Mary's 10 p.m.
LeBuzz offers its Saturday Night Fever. 11 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts brings her unique drag show to Burkhart's. 11:30 p.m.    READ MORE »

05-14: NBJC holds first fundraiser in Atlanta

imageA national black gay civil rights organization is set to hold its first major event in metro Atlanta on Thursday, an evening designed to raise funds and honor several groups and people.

The National Black Justice Coalition, a Washington, D.C.-based nationwide black LGBT civil rights organization, will settle into the upscale confines of the Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams retail space in Buckhead for an evening of presentations, music, conversation, food and drinks. The group plans to honor gay groups from Morehouse and Spelman colleges, along with Dani Lee Harris, the Atlanta Police Department’s GLBT Liaison officer.

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05-14: Play, panel to benefit Positive Impact

imageA powerful lineup of civil rights pioneers will join a longtime activist for LGBT causes and a well-known playwright on Thursday in a benefit for Positive Impact.

A special performance of "Driving Miss Daisy" at Balzer Theater will be followed by a panel discussion on race relations that includes civil rights activist Lonnie C. King and Janice Rothschild Blumberg, the widow of activist Rabbi Jacob Rothschild. Robert Farley, the director of "Driving Miss Daisy," will also take part in the discussion, which will be moderated by Craig Washington, a longtime gay and HIV activist.

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Saturday: Seven gay things to do today

image Flag football with the boys of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta. 9 a.m.
Designer Andrew Christian (photo) -- Panty Christ from Bravo's new "The Fashion Show" -- brings his meet and greet tour to Boy Next Door. 4 p.m.
Trikone holds its monthly social for South Asian LGBT folks. 7 p.m.
QuickSilver Country dancers holds its monthly Contra Dance. 7:30 p.m.
The fashion and design students at Grady High School put their work on the runway at UrbanCouture 6. 8 p.m.
Relive those infamous days (and late nights) from Backstreet with a dance party at Jungle. 9 p.m.
Enjoy Saturday Night Fever with Nicole Paige Brooks at LeBuzz. 11 p.m.    READ MORE »

Sunday: Six gay things to do today

PLAY BALL: The Hotlanta Softball League continues its 2009 season at its new home on the fields of the Southside Softball Complex on Jonesboro Road in southeast Atlanta. 8 a.m.(View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league's Opening Day.) Join the league for its post-action fundraiser at Las Margaritas on Cheshire Bridge Road hosted by the Wet Demons. 5 p.m.

TOUCHDOWN: The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring and summer season with a special day of games. The league, which usually plays on Saturdays, added a slate of Sunday action to make up for a rainout earlier in the season. Join them at the Piedmont Park athletic fields. 9 a.m. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league's Opening Day.)

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4th Friday draws big crowd for gay chamber

imageThe city's mercurial spring weather cooperated with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Friday, providing a comfortable backdrop for the group's 4th Friday Networking event.

The crowd filled the outdoor space of No Mas Cantina in Castleberry Hill for margaritas, Mexican food and conversation during the event, which the chamber holds monthly.

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Faith explored in concert series this weekend

imageThe relationship between homosexuality and organized religion is explored in "Shaken Not Heard: Stories of Gay Men, Faith and Reconciliation," a new work from the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus.

The performances opened Friday and continue through the weekend with concerts at 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur.

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Saturday: Seven gay things to do today

TOUCHDOWN: The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring and summer season with a set of four games on the athletic fields of Piedmont Park. 9 a.m. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league's Opening Day.) The league heads to Woof's after the games. 3 p.m.

PURPLE DRESS: The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club continues its recruitment efforts for the upcoming Purple Dress Run. Today, they will set up at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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AID Atlanta explores media’s impact on HIV

imageThere's no doubt the media impacts our lives every day. "Will & Grace" and "Sex & the City" anyone?

That impact is the theme of a discussion Thursday from AID Atlanta's outreach efforts for gay men. "That's Entertainment? HIV/AIDS in Modern Media" will explore the history of LGBT characters on television, how HIV/AIDS is addressed on the small screen and how that impacts personal views on the disease.

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Wednesday: Six gay things to do tonight

imageUNLEASHED: Queer rocker Doria Roberts (photo) hits Eddie's Attic to promote her sixth album, "Women Unleashed." She performs two shows -- 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

QUEER FICTION: "A Visitation of Spirits" by Randall Kenan is up for discussion today at the Queer Literary Fiction Book Group at Charis Books & More. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday to discuss books that feature queer characters and storylines. 7 p.m.

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Saturday: 11 gay things to do today

TOUCHDOWN: The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring and summer season with a set of four games. The league shifts to Benteen Park in South Atlanta before returning to Piedmont Park for Week No. 3 on April 25. 9 a.m. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league's Opening Day.)

EARLY READING: The Akoma Bok Club gathers at Charis Books & More for its monthly discussion. 10:30 a.m.

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