Category:  The Queer Agenda

Saturday: 21 gay things to do today

image The Atlanta Fashion Crawl wraps up three days of events with a stop at Steel Restaurant and Peachtree Center Athletic Club. 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Join a celebration of author Audre Lorde (photo) with Charis Circle, ZAMI and SisterSong. 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy the CHRIS Kids Premiere Party, which benefits its efforts for LGBT homeless youth, and Official After Party. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
DJ John Miller continues the opening weekend beats at Mixx Atlanta. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's new interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Friday: 19 gay things to do today

image Play with the Hotlanta Volleyball League or polish your swimming and water polo skills with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Barry Brandon appears at Outwrite. 8 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express while "The Wild Party" opens at On Stage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
DJ Vicki Powell (photo) spins for Flux at Bazzaar. 9 p.m.
DJ Martin Fry keeps the beats pumping as Mixx Atlanta celebrates its grand opening. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's new interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 18 gay things to do today

image Mixx Atlanta gets its groove on with the start of its Grand Opening Weekend. 6 p.m.
Photographer Dennis Dean starts three days of photos, models and cocktail with the Atlanta Fashion Crawl. 6:30 p.m.
Author Monica Coleman reads at Charis (7:30 p.m.) while author Thomas Glave (photo) stops in Outwrite (8 p.m.).
Hit the pool for swimming with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Hydrate Thursdays keeps the cocktails pouring (9 p.m.) while Glitterati takes the stage at Bellissima. (8 p.m.).

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Sunday: 10 gay things to do today

image The Women's Outdoor Network hosts a Moonlight Ramble at Stone Mountain.
The Hotlanta Softball League continues its summer season. 8 a.m. Then they head to Frogs at 5 p.m. for post-game fun.
Atlanta Rainbow Trout holds a trifecta of wetness: Swimming, water polo and diving practice. 11 a.m.
Papi's New Bunch continues at Las Margaritas, this week with guest DJ Karlito. 11 a.m.
Sol Sundays gets wet at W Atlanta - Mdtown. 1 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 5 p.m.
Bellissima offers its Service Industry Night. 6 p.m.
There's the Big Time Show at Blake's (9 p.m.), the Armorettes at Burkhart's (9 p.m.) and Charlie Brown (photo) returns to the stage with Bitches and Bitches at My Sisters Room (10 p.m.).    READ MORE »

Saturday: 11 gay things to do today

image Swat some balls with open play from the Atlanta Team Tennis Association. 1 p.m.
The Atlanta Dream opens its 2009 season at home against Indiana. 7 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m. Legendary drag personality Diamond Lil then takes the stage. 11 p.m.
DJ Escape spins at Jungle while DJ John Miller spins at Mixx Atlanta. 10 p.m.
The Hotlanta Softball League's Gamma raises funds with Female Amateur Boxing at My Sisters Room. 10 p.m.

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Friday: 15 gay things to do today

image There's sports: Decatur Women's Sports League offers softball (6 p.m.), Hotlanta Volleyball Association offers open play (7:30 p.m.) and Atlanta Rainbow Trout holds swimming and water polo practice. (7:30 p.m.)
The gay-owned Kai Lin Art hosts its Pop Circus Opening. 7 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Crunk Fest II kicks up with Athens Boys Choir at My Sisters Room. 10 p.m.
DJ Chris Griswold (photo) spins at Mixx Atlanta. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's new interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 14 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.
YouthPrride offers free HIV testing (5 p.m.) and T-Time (5:30 p.m.).
Out & Equal hosts a Canine Cocktail Hour. 5:30 p.m.
Blake's offers Texas Hold'em (7 p.m.) and the A-List (11 p.m.)
The Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative's Cancer Support Group meets. 7 p.m.
Swim with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
It's Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull Lounge. 8 p.m.
Cocktail the night away with Hydrate Thursdays. 9 p.m.
It's Melloween at Mary's. 9 p.m.
Bazzaar goes international retro. 9 p.m.
DJ Michael Adams (photo) spins at Mixx Atlanta. 10 p.m.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 11 gay things to do today

image Gay artist Paul Wolski continues his Alter Ego Pop Art Show at Art Station. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
YouthPride offers its free HIV testing (5 p.m.), Teen Forum (6:30 p.m.) and Young Adult Forum (6:30 p.m.).
The Decatur Women's Sports League launches its new bowling at Suburban Lanes. 6:30 p.m.
Join Front Runners Atlanta for its Wednesday run. 6:30 p.m.
Many Men, Many Voices Discussion Group with Deeper Love Project at AID Atlanta. 7 p.m.
Join Charis for the next installment of its Disability Activism Series. 7 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Try your hand with trivia at Woofs. 8 p.m.
Dip into the Honey Pot at Mary's. 8 p.m.    READ MORE »

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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