The best queer virtual events to do in quarantine this week

As Atlanta bobs, weaves and otherwise adjusts to changing rules in the COVID era, LGBTQ-ATL brings downtime distractions, now online for your semi-isolated, kinda quarantine pleasure.

Friday, May 29

Shaken and Stirred with Whiskey and Rosemary. Bored? Want to expand bartending knowledge? Join these two experts via Atlanta Pride @ Facebook Live and Instagram Live, 6:30 p.m.

MAAP Mix & Mingle. Metro Atlanta Area Professionals takes what they do to your home screens for now @ Online, 6 p.m. Register for the attendance link.

Gay Couples Gameshow with BW2M. Watch LGBTQ couples answer wild and crazy questions about love, life and relationships @ Facebook Live, 8 p.m.

WTF Friday. It’s an RPDR Watch Party with House of Alxndr. Watch the show, see local drag performances during commercials and chat @ 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.

Fuego Fridays Fired Up. Joining Hearts hosts an exciting lineup of international DJs each week @ Facebook Live, 10 p.m.

VLSC Records Watch Party. 3 Bears Gaming watches this online music event with their followers and gaymers @ Twitch, 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 30

Even Bigger Telethon for Southern & Appalachian Artists. The first online show was such a hit, Queer Appalachia and Wussy are back with another chock-full slate of entertainers, videos and surprises @ Twitch, 8 p.m. The success was so big, they started a queer artists fund with some $10,000 raised last month.

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

ATL LGBTQ Book Club discusses the title “The Song of Achilles” via the lesbian-feminist literary mainstay Charis Books & More @ Zoom, 10 a.m.

DayDrunk. Mary’s continues its Mary’s in Space events to benefit its out-of-work employees @ Twitch.tv, 2 p.m.

Virtual Speed Dating with Lamont. Each Saturday, Better Way to Meet's Lamont Scales will be hosting an interactive virtual meet up for single guys. You don't want to miss this event. Each Saturday will be different. Register in advance.

 

Sunday, May 31

Garden Party. Tony Moran and Mike Pope give you T-Dance, COVD style, hosted by Daniel Newman to benefit Lost N Found Youth @ Zoom and Twitch, 6 p.m.

Sordid Lives Original Cast Reading. Join faves like Leslie Jordan, Dale Dickey, Beau Bridges, Ann Walker and Beth Grant, plus tons of special guests like Carson Kressley and Alec Mapa as a benefit for the Del Shores Foundation @ YouTube Live, 8 p.m.

Synchronici:TEA. DJs from around the globe keep you going to benefit Joining Hearts every Sunday @ Facebook Live, 8 p.m.

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, June 1

Binge TV. Quarantine streaming, but make it queer. Check our list of the best LGBTQ Netflix, Hulu and Prime like Kimmy Schmidt’s interactive choose-your-adventure episode @ theQatl.com.

Werk The Ballot. King Perka Sexxx, Ella Saurus Rex, Tutoya Leon and Dotte Com perform while we all learn why voting (and reading) is fundamental with Georgia Cares & New Georgia Project @ Facebook Live, 5:30 p.m.

Gamers + Gaymers. Every single night, Gamemaster Herb and his husbands host video games, great tunes, conversations and other fun. Tonight, Street Cast is in the house @ twitch.tv, 10 p.m.

 

Tuesday, June 2

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.

Virtual Retro Video Jukebox. DJ Mister Richard curates an entertaining two hours of vintage music videos as a fundraiser for employees of Woofs @ Twitch, 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 3

Wild Out Wednesday. Nicole Paige Brooks and Mo’Dest Volgare are fall-down hilarious as they host video performers live from quarantine @ Twitch.tv and on Facebook.

Purple Rain at the Drive-In. Wussy Wednesdays return to in-person events with this cult classic film, though socialy distant @ Plaza Drive-In, 8:45 p.m. and Dad's Garage Drive-In, 9 p.m.

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, June 4

Fast Forward. DJ Mister Richard delivers an entertaining mix of music videos from the 21st century @ Twitch, 7 p.m.

Brown Sugar. LGBTQ-ATL’s own IV Fischer headlines a dozen queens you know and those you should know in an all-trans, all-femme, all-black night of drag amazingness @ Twitch.tv/ivfischer, 9 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.