Thank gay it’s Friday! And thank goodness for all the fresh, fierce and fabulous options for LGBT events that help flip that work-a-day switch and start your weekend off right.
• Bigger, stronger, better. Pride heads OTP this weekend for the 2nd Annual Marietta Rainbow Pride Festival (top photo) @ LeBuzz, 5 p.m. – 3 a.m. Read our preview.
• Men of the arts. Aaron Jackson’s “Cirque Du Clue” Exhibition Opening @ CherryLion Studios, 6:30 p.m., and M.W. Moore reads from “Deviant” @ Outwrite, 7:30 p.m.
• Two of a kind. All the hiliarious characters of New Zealand’s comic lesbians in concert and interviews as “The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls” (middle photo) premieres today for a limited run @ Midtown Art Cinema. Read our preview and watch the trailer.
• Lady parts. Bellissi-tease “Film Noir” Burlesque @ Belllissima, 10 p.m., and Down & Dirty @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m.
• Lions roar. The Leo Party with DJs Vicki Powell and Jay McCracken (bottom photo) says happy birthday @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Summer Sausage Fest @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., and more bar specials on Friday’s whole nightlife calendar.
There are even more things to do on today’s Gay Agenda. View the full list on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.