The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Hang in there. The weekend’s coming! Do what you need to do, then make plans with a Gay Agenda of Atlanta’s most awesome LGBT parties, concerts and get-togethers all laid out as your just reward.

Friday, March 28
“When I was Your Age: Sons of Our Fathers” (top photo). The next concert from Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus explores the complex relationships between men and their dads. The multi-media extravaganza stages @ Fabrefaction Theatre, 8 p.m. Performances through Sunday, including weekend matinees.

Atlanta Film Festival opens its annual week celebrating cinema. On par, that includes the Pink Peach track of LGBT features and shorts like “Little Lies” (second photo) @ Multiple venues centered at Plaza Theatre through April 6.

AGLCC Fourth Friday Networking. Join Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for its monthly happy hour and this time get discounted tickets to the subsequent showing of “The Tall Girls” @ Alliance Theatre, 5:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.

Decatur Women’s Softball continues its weekly on-the-diamond action for Atlanta’s lesbians who pitch and catch @ Kelley C. Cofer Park, Tucker, 6:30 p.m. Check the weather.

ManShaft: Lumberjack Gear Edition (third photo). No one does gay Atlanta quite like the men of ManShaft. Put on your plaid, longjohns and trucker caps to serve nature-boy realness during DJ Diablo Rojo’s latest bash @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. We’ve been caught in the woods with these boys before. Get Lumberjack wood.

Who’s Beloved Community: Black & Civil LGBT Rights conference kicks off by and for “scholars, activists and other stakeholders to advance a more comprehensive vision of justice.” Films, exhibits, plenaries and exhibits @ Emory Conference Center, all day. Saturday too.

The Other Show: Turnabout offers the most unique drag cabaret in town with a cast that blasts your expectations. This week, they do it as each other in the Jungle Room @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m. Show up early for a different flick each week and a great menu during Dinner & A Movie, 7:30 p.m.

Swank (fourth photo) is the monthly women’s jam at the hotspot on the corner of Gay and Lesbian. Ladies fandango with VJ beats and tons of surprises @ 10th & Piedmont, 10 p.m.

Sweet Tea: Girl Powerrr is a queer variety show to set your weekend off right. Fashion, music, entertainment and more for “all the women, ladies and femmebots of the world” @ The Hangar, 8 p.m.

Fur pulls all the guys onto gay Atlanta’s hot man-on-man dance floor, this week with DJ Mike Pope @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Ladies Lounge gets your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party and scores of MSR ladies (third photo) with the TraxxGirls promoters @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Mr. & Ms. Atlanta Eagle Bar Night. Join the 2013 local leather title holders for the last time before they hand over their sashes @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Femme Fatale with Destiny Brooks and Justice Tyana Taylor puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Daring Divas lays it on thick. Lena Lust, Sawnna Brooks, Lateasha Shuntel, Chavon Scott and Niesha Dupree @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 29
Lost N Found House Cleanup gathers LGBTs to prepare the new LNF home for its extreme makeover (fifth photo). All skill levels are needed to benefit Atlanta’s homeless LGBT youth @ LNF House, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hundreds of volunteers have already made a difference (photos). Take our virtual tour.

Kyle Williams for state Senate. Volunteer two hours to help elect the first openly gay male candidate to the Georgia legislature and the first openly gay candidate ever to the state Senate. Georgia Equality-led calling and canvassing for District 42 (Decatur and parts of DeKalb) kick off @ Rush Center, 11 a.m. Help Williams make history.

Atlanta Film Festival continues, including the Pink Peach track of LGBT films @ Multiple venues centered at Plaza Theatre through April 6.

Flag Football pits the gay teams of National Flag Football League of Atlanta (sixth photo) in a weekly gay jock showdown @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 12 noon – 3:30 p.m. These gay jocks go at it hard. CANCELLED. Due to rain, meet instead for a league social @ Blake's, 1 p.m.

“When I was Your Age: Sons of Our Fathers.” The next concert from Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus explores complexities in relationships between men and their dads. Three performances today @ Fabrefaction Theatre Company, 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday matinee as well.

Who’s Beloved Community: Black & Civil LGBT Rights conference continues by and for “scholars, activists and other stakeholders to advance a more comprehensive vision of justice.” Films, exhibits, plenaries and exhibits @ Emory Conference Center, all day.

Fetish Night. Get with the Souteast Black & Blue gang for the return of an Undergear theme during their quarterly romp through fetishes @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Atlanta Talons Patio Party (seventh photo) celebrates the beginning of Atlanta’s gay softball season with, you guessed it, a beer bust. Music, entertainment, raffles and of course the brew and the boys @ Frogs, 2 p.m.

Splash messes up women with glowing goo in a black-light paint extravaganza. It’s Saturday’s best lesbian party with a clothing optional neon twist @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Divas Cabaret presents its drag-stravaganza for the suburban gays outside the perimeter @ LeBuzz, Marietta, 10 p.m.

GlitterGlam werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Genre and featuring Stasha Sanchez, Taejah Thomas “RuPaul’s” Trinity Bonet, Lateasha Shuntel and one lucky amateur guest performer every week. DJ beats and more cute boys than you can handle @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

DJ Tony Moran (eighth photo) heads up gay Atlanta’s favorite Saturday night dance party with the signature beats that move your feets @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for Ruby’s Redd Light District, 9 p.m.

Synergy with Shawnna Brooks is the Saturday night show to rock your world @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m.

DJ Corey David All Nighter moves your booty all the way to sunrise, just steps away from BJs, Heretic and Jungle. Never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, March 30
Hotlanta Softball League Opening Day (bottom photo) kicks off the gay league’s boys and girls of summer. Pitchers and catchers do it up @ Metro Atlanta Softball Complex, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Or join them after for the Opening Day Extra Innings Beer Bust @ Jungle, 5 p.m. 

JustUsATL Beer Bust raises a glass or more to this Atlanta LGBTQQ youth organization @ Joe’s, 1 p.m.

“When I was Your Age: Sons of Our Fathers.” The next concert from Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus explores complexities in relationships between men and their dads @ Fabrefaction Theatre Company, 2 p.m.

Lost N Found Spring Break Beer Bust is exactly how it sounds. $10 sink or swim beer, Jell-O shots, beer pong, corn-hole, sexy shooter boys and more benefit LNF. Ruby Redd hosts @ Felix’s, 4 p.m.

High Energy & Cell Block Sunday. Get to gettin' with DJ Bill Berdeaux, 3 p.m., then the Cell Block drag show with Lateasha Shuntel, Raquell Lord,  Shawnna Brooks, Nicole Paige Brooks and Taejah Thomas @ Blake's, 8 p.m.

Party Like a Princess. It’s the one and only Princess Charles’ birthday, and it’s a biggie: 4-0. Show him age is like a drag show: just another number @ 10th & Piedmont, 8 p.m.

The Armorettes Just Wanna Have Fun. Welcome guest Ginger Vitis to the troupe’s weekly show and its continuing mission to bring campy bawdy drag and donated tips to the HIV/AIDS fight in Atlanta. It’s, like, totally ‘80s night @ Burkhart’s, 8 p.m.

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