Friday: 25 gay things to do today

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imageGet bent, no matter what your bent. Politicos rally for early voting, and activists gather for Transgender Day of Remembrance. Artfags indulge themselves. Rockers swoon. Oh, and we drink.

Georgia Equality seeks your participation in the runoff elections by gathering en masse for early voting @ Your county’s polling place, 4 p.m. Read more details on gay candidates, or help supporters at the Atlanta LGBT & Allies – “Kasim Reed for Atlanta Mayor” Reception @ Einstein’s, 6 p.m.

Walk the art walk. This month’s event includes the latest full show and original sketches of Alter Ego Pop Art by Paul Wolski @ Studioplex, 6 p.m.

Atlanta remembers trans members of the community lost to violence or discrimination. National Transgender Day of Remembrance (top photo) vigil and pre-vigil reception @ Georgia State Capitol, 7 p.m.

image Rock on a set built for television and party with free beer among creative types in multiple media genres @ Encyclomedia. Party starts at 7 p.m., Trans superband The Sexual Side Effects (middle photo) go on at 10 p.m. .

It’s been a long week. Go directly to a bar; do not pass go; do collect 200 cocktails. Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m. Showtunes Cocktail Hour @ Mixx, 6 p.m.

Contributors read from the updated version of “Does Your Mama Know? Black Lesbian Coming Out Stories” @ Charis, 8 p.m.

image He’s talented. He’s sexy. The highly anticipated return of Guyton Maurice (bottom photo) @ Bellissima, 8:30 p.m.

Sometimes the best thing on a Friday is to sit in the dark and let others do the work. “Fair Use” @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m. “The Harvey Milk Show” (final weekend) @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Go out at night and eat up bars. Aqua Friday @ Paris Decatur, 9 p.m. Hanky Code Party @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. Fresh Friday @ Jungle, 10 p.m. Friday Night Live @ Atlanta Live, 10 p.m. Tryst @ Bellissima, 10:30 p.m.

There’s more on today’s Gay Agenda. View more nightlife, or view the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.

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