Friday: 46 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageYou can tell it’s a holiday weekend when LGBT Atlanta rolls out four-dozen choices for every taste under the rainbow. Check our picks, and click the bottom of the post for today’s full calendar.

Serve and volley. A whole weekend of the annual LGBT Peach International Tennis Championships (top photo) starts today @ DeKalb Tennis Center, through 7 p.m.

Black Gay Pride official Friday events at host hotel Loews all day mark the beginning of a huge weekend, and the Welcome to Atlanta reception @ Marriott Buckhead at 7 p.m. is just the beginning of nighttime activities. Click today’s long list of Pride options.

image Faster pussycat, go go. Women’s Speed Dating, 8 p.m., and Men’s Speed Dating, 9 p.m., followed by Absolutely Flawless Fridays hosted by Brent Star (middle photo), all @ Bellissima, 10 p.m.

The Jew in LGBTQ. Share Shabbat each Friday with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7:30 p.m.

It’s all staged. “Pageant: The Musical” @ 14th Street Playhouse (preview), 8 p.m., and the final weekend of “Shopping and F**king” @ Onstage Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Celebrating Dragon*Con. The annual Sci-Fi convention inspires Dungeons & Drag Queens @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., Le SexoFlex: Dragon*Con edition with Athens Boys Choir @ Drunken Unicorn, 9 p.m., and the official Dragon*Con “Gay Themes in the Whoniverse” panel @ Marriott Marquis, 10 p.m.

image Dance fever. DJ Mike Pope @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Swagger Friday @ My Sisters’ Room, 9 p.m., Fun Friday @ Jungle, 10 p.m., and the Welcome Party for New House DJ Lydia Prim (bottom photo) @ the Heretic, 10 p.m.

Friday night lights. See tonight’s gay bar, club and party plans, including popular drag shows Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., and The Mary Edith Pitts Show @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m.

Yes! 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.

Star photo by Cameron Star Photography

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