The best queer virtual events to do in quarantine this week

Remember Groundhog Day, both the February holiday and the movie with Bill Murray? Well, it’s Quarantine Day Infinity, and LGBTQ Atlanta soothes your soul with online gatherings.

Thursday, May 14

Icon: Rihanna. The diva-inspired event series goes digital with local and national performers serving Ri-Ri numbers @ twitch.tv, 8 p.m. 

Drag Queen Story Hour. Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker reads for kids and adults alike in her first of a new weekly virtual session @ Facebook Live, 8 p.m. 

The Way Forward. In recognition of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism & Transphobia, Georgia Equality co-hosts a discussion about the impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQs @ Facebook Live, 6 p.m.

Georgia Equality Lonely Cocktails Club. Every Thursday, pour yourself a drink and join the discussion of the statewide LGBTQ rights org’s ongoing work. Topics like census, self-care, elections and mutual aid are on the docket @ Facebook Live, 5:30 p.m.

Request a Sketch. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight is Q’s own Brad Gibson doing live illustrations and guests playing Drawfer @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Friday, May 15

RPDR Watch & Kiki. House of Alxndr and Southern Fried Queer Pride watch the show with you @ Twitch, 8 p.m.

Happy Hour & Queer Bait. Mary’s continues its Mary’s in Space events to benefit its out-of-work employees @ Twitch.tv, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The Other Show. Edie, Jaye and the queens take it online for their left-of-center show @ Twitch, 9 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 16

Bearracuda Atlanta Bulge Contest & Dance Party. The traveling party series with a local residence at Heretic puts DJ Matt Consola, you and go-go guys online. Donations go to performers @ Twitch, 10:30 p.m.

DayDrunk. Mary’s continues its Mary’s in Space events to benefit its out-of-work employees, this time with illustrator (and Q’s own) Brad Gibson showing his stuff @ Twitch.tv, 2 p.m.

That 70s Music Video Mix. DJ Diablo Rojo brings visual and auditory stimulation to your home screens @ twitch.tv, 8 p.m.

House of Alxndr Show. Kings, queens and tons of special guests do an online drag show @ twitch.tv, 9 p.m.

Hot Mess. DJ Kimber and her boys host a dance party from their living rooms @ Facebook Live, Zoom, Twitch and more, 9:30 p.m.

DDR Dance Party. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight focuses on tunes you can move to @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Sunday, May 17

DJ Dani Brasil Virtual Tea Dance (photo). The dancing queens at Xion bring the beats and boys to the digital stage @ Zoom, 3 p.m.

Mayor Pete Sunday Social. The former presidential candidate gabs with you and the Victory Fund for LGBTQ elected officials @ Facebook Live, 12 noon.

Loser. Mary’s continues its Mary’s in Space music-video events to benefit its out-of-work employees @ Twitch.tv, 10 p.m. – 12 midnight.

LGBTQIA Minecraft. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight, chill and build @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Monday, May 18

Binge TV. Quarantine streaming, but make it queer. Check our list of the best LGBTQ Netflix, Hulu and Prime like Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood @ theQatl.com.

50 Streams In A Row. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight, giveaways and art with Bearpad Shop @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

 

Tuesday, May 19

Virtual Retro Video Jukebox. DJ Mister Richard curates an entertaining two hours of vintage music videos as a fundraiser for Woofs Sports Bar Atlanta employees @ Twitch, 7 p.m. The weekly event is going gangbusters so far.

Groovesday Tuesday. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games and great tunes and convos. Tonight is grooves for your soul with trans DJ and activist Deku @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 20

Data Feminism. Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren Klein discuss their book during this virtual luncheon with Charis Books & More @ Crowdcast, 12 noon.

Alex Wan Virtual Meet-n-Greet. The gay former city councilman and candidate for Georgia House chats with constituents live online in the age of social distance @ AlexWanForAtlanta, 5:30 p.m.

Wild Out Wednesday. Nicole Paige Brooks and Mo’Dest Volgare are fall-down hilarious, and it continues every Wednesday through the lockdown @ Twitch.tv and Facebook.

Art Night. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games and great tunes and convos. Tonight is fun, inspiring visual works plus 5 games under $5 @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 21

Amen: Online Drag Show. Jaybella Bankz, Molly Rimswell and Taylor Alxndr do what they used to do on Edgewood, but online @ Twitch, 9:30 p.m.

Drag Queen Story Hour. Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker reads for kids and adults alike in her weekly virtual session @ Facebook Live, 8 p.m. 

Request a Sketch. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight is Q’s own Brad Gibson doing live illustrations and guests play Drawfer @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

Keep an eye out for more virtual events as they’re announced on the Project Q and Q magazine Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and of course right here at theQatl.com.