Saturday: 35 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageIt’s about this weather. Weekends are made for You Time, and the sun, breeze and today’s wide-open spaces of LGBT events are tailor-made, too. However you define queer, it’s happening on this list.

Unity and community. MEGA Annual Conference: LGBT Families ROCK! Creating, Strengthening, and Protecting Our Families @ UUCA, through 5 p.m., Flash Mob Visibility & Voter Registration with Stonewall Democrats @ 10th & Piedmont, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monroe & Piedmont, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., Scavenger Hunt benefits AID Atlanta @ Amsterdam, 11:30 a.m., and Benefit for ousted APD Officer Dani Lee Harris (top photo) @ the Power Center, 3 p.m. Read our preview of the event and Harris’ story.

image “Super Saturday.” View today’s packed schedule for Out On Film. Seven big debuts, including “Leading Ladies” (middle photo) and its afterparty at Bellissima, the grown-up return of child star Mindy Cohn, and an appearance by Reichen Lehmkuhl from Logo’s “A-List” @ Midtown Art Cinema, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Read our interview with director Marja Lewis Ryan of this afternoon’s “Four-Faced Liar”.

Light up the night. Candlelight vigil & march commemorating the recent rash of LGBT suicides steps off @ Brushstrokes, 7:30 p.m.

Resorting to theatrics. The all-male “Pageant: The Musical” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., plus “Rent” in concert @ Theater Emory, 7 p.m.

image Bar flies. Click through Saturday’s full LGBT nightlife calendar for weekly parties, drag shows, and mix masters, plus special events like DJ Joe Gauthreaux (bottom photo) @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and My Kinda Party benefits AIDS Walk @ Mixx, 10 p.m.

Wherefore “art” thou? Rory Golden Exhibition Opening @ Avisca Fine Art, 6 p.m., John Q queer artists collective’s “Discursive Documents” opening reception @ MOCA GA, 6:30 p.m., and “Beautifully Perfect Imperfections” @ Young Blood Gallery, 7 p.m.

There are so many 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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