Saturday: 32 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageHappy International Human Rights Day, and welcome to your weekend. LGBT Atlanta rolls out the red carpet for seasonal fare, special guests, art openings, and one-night-only celebrations.

Strip down and step off. Watch or run in the annual Atlanta Santa Speedo Run (top photo) for charity starting @ Hudson Grille/Midtown, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Get psyched with photos from last year)

Art with a message. “Visualize Rights Atlanta” Art Opening for International Human Rights Day includes LGBT “Couples” photos by Karen Shacham @ Auburn Avenue Research Library, 5 p.m., “Love Is Art” @ Mason Murer, 7 p.m. (Read our preview), and Patrick Hanson’s “Dissipated Desperation” Art Opening @ Pedini, 7 p.m.

image Hear them ring. Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus “Bells in Boyland” Holiday Concert (middle photo) @ Cathedral of St. Philip, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Taking the stage. Varla Jean in “The Book of Merman” Cabaret @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m. (Read our interview), “Santaland Diaries” @ Horizon Theatre, 8:30 p.m., and “The Rocky Horror Show” wintry remix @ Fabrefaction Theatre, 12 midnight

image Dusk til dawn. GAY-la Benefit for CHRIS Kids @ Mixx, 10 p.m., Heretic’s 20th Anniversary Weekend continues with DJ Joe Gauthreaux (bottom photo) @ The Heretic, 10 p.m. (Read our anniversary preview), Phoenix’s Birthday Bash @ Jungle, 10 p.m., Toy Drive Holiday Party with Charlie Brown @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., DJ Rob Brothers AfterHours @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m., and way more party plans on the full nightlife calendar.

There are even more 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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