Yes, it’s Monday. Get over it with these events that give you something to look forward to. Politics, arts, movies, games, gatherings and drag. Pick your favorites, and click for details.
• Two is better than one. Help elect another lesbian representative to the State House at a fundraiser for Simone Bell’s race toward the Dist. 58 seat. 5:30 p.m.
• Lambda Literary Award-winning writer Thomas Glave (top photo) reads from and signs “The Torturer’s Wife” @ Emory in the first of three appearances in the university’s reading series. 6:30 p.m.
• When Vanity is not so fair. “Death Becomes Her” (botttom photo) darkens Monday Movies @ Joe’s On Juniper. 7 p.m.
• Representing a wide spectrum of black LGBT life from Atlanta to the world. Same Gender Loving Expressions Live internet radio broadcast with this week’s special guest, artist and photographer Jhonathan Pierre Cornell @ exceptionalradio.com. 10 p.m.
• Squash the Monday blues with some friends and fun. Texas Hold’em @ Woofs, 7:30 p.m. Sinful Trivia & Karaoke Idol @ Burkharts, 9:30 p.m. Bear Chest Night @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m. Big Fat Wii Party @ Mary’s, 10 p.m.