Friday: 32 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageFriday tastes just as sweet on a four-day workweek. Cherries on top are all our LGBT events. Taste the rainbow of Southern Comfort, Queer Lit Fest benefit, Eagle raid anniversary, DJ smack downs and so much more.

All that Chaz. Chaz Bono (top photo) conducts a media training seminar today at 3:35 p.m. as part of the annual Southern Comfort Conference for transgender people and issues. The event continues all day and through the weekend @ Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia.

High Holy Days continue. Rosh Hashanah Day 2 with the gay-led, gay-friendly Congregation Bet Haverim @ St. Bart’s, 10 a.m.

She’s my Girl Friday. Fourth Tuesday Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., and Fall Softball with Decatur Women’s Sports League, 6 p.m.

image What a difference a year makes. Atlanta Eagle Raid: One Year Later (middle photo) commemorates the date with DJ Brett Long @ the Eagle, 10 p.m. Revisit our complete coverage of the whole long and winding road.

Poets and they know it. Atlanta Queer Lit Fest’s “I See Straight People” benefit features the poetry, music and spoken-word artistry of straight allies for a gay cause @ First Existentialist, 7 p.m.

Same-sex speed dating. Single Ladies Night, 8:30 p.m., and Boys Night Out, 9 p.m. Both @ 3 Legged Cowboy

Nighttime is the right time. Check out Friday’s whole gay bar and party calendar.

image Beat feet manifesto. VJ Mister Richard @ Mixx, 9:30 p.m., DJ Lydia Prim @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., DJay McCracken (bottom photo) @ Amsterdam Atlanta, 10 p.m., Friday Night Beat Down 2 DJ battle @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., and Fun Friday with DJ Hot Rod @ Jungle, 10 p.m.

Year-round Black Pride. Fortify Friday with WassupNAtl @ Steel, 11 p.m., and Friday Night Live with Traxx & TraxxGirls @ Atlanta Live, 11 p.m.

Drag yourself into the weekend. “Pageant: The Musical” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m., Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., and The Mary Edith Pitts Show @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m.

It just keeps on going. There are even more gay 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.


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