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VIEW PHOTOS | Big Wig II Fundraiser for AGMC @ Kai Lin Art

imageBig hair, big wigs and even a merkin or two were on display last week for an Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus fundraiser showing that not all gay men obsess over their hair before walking out the door.

Others, though, spent hours primping, teasing and curling before they hit Big Wig II on Saturday.

The inaugural Big Wig last year proved so popular — and successful — that AGMC brought it back last Saturday, though they traded a posh community room of a condo tower for the wide-open space of Kai Lin Art in Midtown.

imageThe crowd of about 300 people enjoyed tracks from a wig-less DJ Chris Griswold, an open bar and hors d’oeuvres while milling about and enjoying the diversity of tops. They ranged from a collection of neon wigs to ones showing the colors of Pride and a playful take on Farrah Fawcett.

We didn’t spot a return of last year’s wig with a built-in sling, but there were plenty of others that left us shaking our head and muttering an über gay “no she didn’t” under our breath while we had flashbacks to Harvey Fierstein in “Hairspray.”

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