Friday: 35 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageYou made it. The end of the workweek means the beginning of You Time and the start of an amped up calendar of LGBT events. The Queer Lit Fest continues alongside arts, shows, sports and theme parties.

Atlanta Queer Literary Festival continues, today featuring writers including Ana Boži?evi? (top photo) and Cary Alan Johnson @ Emory Bookstore, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and @ Auburn Research Library, 7:30 p.m. Preview the whole festival through Sunday.

Follow the music to happy hour. Friday Jazz @ High Museum, 5 p.m., live bands at the Little Five Points Halloween Festival, 5 p.m., and Piano Cocktail Hour with David Reed @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m.

Sashay. Shante. Shabbat with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7:30 p.m.

image A league of their own. Fall Softball games with Decatur Women’s Sports League, 6 p.m., and Swimming & Water Polo with Atlanta Rainbow Trout (second photo), 7:30 p.m.

The whole thing is staged. “Pageant: The Musical” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m., “Sammy & Me” @ the Alliance, 8 p.m., and Diavolo @ Ferst Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

image Artwork it. “Salvador Dali: The Late Work” @ The High, all day, John Q queer artists collective’s “Discursive Documents” @ MOCA GA, all day, and the photographers of “Nine: The Picture Show” (third photo) opening reception @ pb&j gallery, 7 p.m.

Click through Friday’s entire nightlife calendar and find special events including the Libra Party with DJs Vicki Powell & Mike Pope @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Zombie Dance: Mon Cherie’s Rockabilly Lounge @ Masquerade, 9 p.m., Boys & Girls No Pants Foam Party @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., and DJ Lydia Prim (bottom photo) @ the Heretic, 10 p.m.

Boys will be girls. Sugarbaby’s Trailer Park Revue @ 3 Legged Cowboy, 10:30 p.m., Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., and The Mary Edith Pitts Show @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m.

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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