LGBTQ Atlanta comes for autumn with a season of signature events

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While the weather seems to take its time to catch a clue long after Labor Day, queer Atlanta catches the wave much earlier.

Fall is a signature season in the LGBTQ-ATL, with cornerstone events falling, even when the leaves aren’t.

Below are a few of our favorite things from now through Thanksgiving, then catch an updated weekly calendar every Thursday in the Queer Agenda.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 20

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

awa-con.com

DustyRose by Patrick Di Rito

The Bakery

thebakeryatlanta.com

Sept. 21

Kathy Griffin

Cobb Energy Centre

cobbenergypac.com

Sept. 22

Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest

oldfourthwardfallfest.com

Rainbow Ball

Out Front Theatre Co.

outfronttheatre.com

Stride Into Pride

DJ Roland Belmares

hereticatlanta.com

End of Summer T-Dance

District Atlanta

facebook.com/gaboyprod

Sept. 22-23

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

buckheadartsfestival.com

Sept. 27

Out on Film

Opening Night “When the Beat Drops”

outonfilm.org

Andre Leon Talley

Meals on Wheels Power Lunch

Flourish Atlanta

mealsonwheelsatlanta.org

Sept. 29

Fall Festival

Candler Park

fallfest.candlerpark.org

DILF 'Fall Ball'

Heretic

hereticatlanta.com

Atlanta Pride Beer Bust

My Sister’s Room

mysistersroom.com

Sept. 30

Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant

Midtown Tavern

midtowntavern.net

OCTOBER

Oct. 1

Troye Sivan

Coca-Cola Roxy

cocacolaroxy.com

Oct. 5

Gentlemen’s Ball Weekend

thegentlemensfoundation.org

Oct. 6

Kicking for a Cause

Kickball for Joining Hearts

Piedmont Park

joininghearts.org

Out on Film Super Saturday

Including “Mapplethorpe”

Midtown Art Cinema & Out Front Theatre

outonfilm.org

Mayor’s LGTBQ Reception

Atlanta City Hall

weareoneatlanta.com

Oct. 7

Out on Film Closing Day

Best Of Shorts & More

outonfilm.org

Oct. 12

Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party

Georgia Aquarium

atlantapride.org

Heaven Pride Party

Park Tavern

facebook.com/heavenprideparty

Oct. 13-14

Atlanta Pride

Piedmont Park

atlantapride.org

Oct. 13

Queen Butch

Midtown Tavern

midtowntavern.net

Peep Showwith Alaska Thunderfuck

Deep End

wussymag.com

Oct. 14

Atlanta Pride Parade

Downtown to Midtown

atlantapride.org

Spectra Pride Panel Brunch

Deep End

deependatl.com

Oct. 18

Lisa Stansfield

Center Stage

centerstage-atlanta.com

Oct. 20

Little Five Points Halloween Festival

l5phalloween.com

Oct. 21

AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run

aidswalkatlanta.com

Oct. 26

Shalloweeenwith Sasha Velour

Heretic

hereticatlanta.com

Oct. 27

Amy Ray

Variety Playhouse

variety-playhouse.com

NOVEMBER

Nov. 11

Christina Aguilera

Fox Theatre

foxtheatre.org

LGBTQ Movie Night

Ponce Branch Library

afpls.org/ponce-branch6

Nov. 16-18

Divertidos! ATL Latin Pride

facebook.com/pg/divertidosATL

This feature originally appeared in Q magazine. Read the full issue below and pick up a new edition every week:

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