The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Fall into the promise of autumn with a local LGBT events schedule that never quits. Jocks, geeks, studs and nerds all get a place at the table in the weekly Gay Agenda calendar.

Friday, Sept. 9

Jocks in Jerseys (top photo). The name says it all. Wear yours and see who scores @ Woofs, 9 p.m.

Family Weekend. LGBT parents and their kids get three days of programming just for them. Kick things off with a dance @ Rush Center, 7 p.m. Saturday Children’s Museum and Sunday Atlanta History Museum, too.

‘The Prom.’ The story of a lesbian, her intended female prom date, and the school’s attempts to deal with it hits the stage @ Alliance Theatre, 8 p.m. Runs through Sept. 25.

Boys Room. Come hang out with the cool kids @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

The Other Show. Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m

Pump. Get into the weekly man-on-man dance party @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Deadly Vixens puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 9 p.m.

Femme Fatale puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Friday Night Dance Party. Another weekly way to kick off your weekend just hit 10th Street. See what you can get into @ G’s, 10 p.m.

Ladies Lounge. Get your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women in the new Midtown home of Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Crush Friday turns up the volume on its weekly gay Latin party with stage shows and dancing into the wee hours @ Club Rush, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.

Foreplay Afterhours with DJ Cosmo keeps you dancing late. Really late @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.

 

Saturday, Sept. 10

Reset with DJ Deanne (middle photo).The popular spin master returns with dance floor beats, and this time there’s no cover @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for a Roast & Reset Preview at 8 p.m. and Fantasy Girls show, 9 p.m.

Lost N Found Bake Sale. The organization for homeless LGBT teens and young adults in Atlanta offers treats to help pay for a Pride float @ Lost N Found Thrift, 12 noon.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.

Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade. Light up the night or just watch @ Eastside Trail, 7:15 p.m.

Lit Up Lantern Parade After-Glow Party. Black lights and glow sticks and your reflective clothing up the ante on your already awesome Saturday night @ Ten, 9:30 p.m.

Early Country Late Night Dance. Scoot boots, then shake booties @ Heretic, 8 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.

Code Voodoo. This Bar Code party tries to chase away evil spirits with dance beats by DJ Eric @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Synergy turns up the volume on Saturday night and blows your ever-loving mind with glamazons working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m.

Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The self-titled Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the theater experience of Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m. 

GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Edie Cheezburger, a cast of premiere queens and special guests @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

DJ Lydia Prim. She brings the tribal beats to keep your weekend fun going that much longer @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.

DJ Pagano All Nighter. Bars close, but you never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, Sept. 11

Sunday Service with DJ Vicki Powell (bottom photo). Help the local lesbian luminary celebrate gay Atlanta DJ Robert Ansley with a set by each of them @ Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium, 7:15 p.m.

Team Friendly Georgia. The group dedicated to raising awareness of and fighting stigma against HIV enjoys cocktails and specials to raise funds for its cause @ Woofs, 3 p.m.

Sunday Funday wraps your weekend just the way you like it: with all your gays plus DJs Rob Reum and Robert Ansley @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.

Drag Brunch presents the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.

Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast @ Blake's, 8 p.m.

CherryBomb. Wild Cherry Sucret returns to the weekly stage for “something hip and different,” including suprises each week @ Jungle, 8 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens @ Burkhart’s, 9:30 p.m.

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