The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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A rose is a rose. No matter your drama during the workweek, weekend events taste no less sweet, look no less plentiful and sound just as rejuvenating. Put the LGBT in your ATL right here.

Friday, March 13

Pump pulls all the guys onto gay Atlanta’s hot man-on-man dance floor, this week with DJ Mike Pope (top photo, center) @ Heretic, 8 p.m.

“House of Yes.” The dysfunctional family you love to fear in the cult classic film hits the stage under the direction of gay Atlanta’s own Topher Payne @ Out of the Box Theatre, 8 p.m. Runs Thursdays through Sundays until March 28.

TransQueer Yoga. Transgender instructors channel the masculine and feminine in all of us @ Kashi Atlanta Ashram, 7 p.m.

The Other Show presents most unique drag cabaret in town with a cast and special guests to blow your mind @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m. Shit just got real for one of them.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar @ Lips Atlanta, 7:45 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

Boys Room. One two, you know what to do. Three, four come on through the door @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. Look out. It’s Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Night upstairs.

Ladies Lounge: Boi Toi Edition gets your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Femme Fatale puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m.

Deadly Vixens drag show puts the goils on display for your entertainment and your dollars late, along with DJ Mike Pope’s Second Level @ Blake’s, 9 p.m.

Chaparral Nights amps up a weekly gay Latin night with stage shows, dancing and more @ Club Rush, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.


Saturday, March 14

The ManShaft: Lumberjack Edition No one does gay Atlanta quite like the men of ManShaft. Put on your plaid to serve nature-boy realness during DJ Diablo Rojo’s latest bash @ Heretic, 9 p.m. Here’s what to wear to maximize getting caught in the woods.

Lost N Found Volunteer Training welcomes those who want to make a difference in the lives of homeless LGBT teens and young adults @ Lost N Found, 2 p.m. Background check and $10 processing fee required.

Psychadelic #Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember the regularly scheduled nightly shenanigans, 9 p.m.

Patti-O Party. Before they can start Atlanta’s gay softball season on Sunday, they must drink beer on Saturday. Get with the St. Patrick's-themed fun of bottomless beer, Jell-O shots and raffles @ Frogs, 3 p.m. It's one of 31 ways these jocks do springs.

Flag Football Preseason pits the gay teams of National Flag Football League of Atlanta in the pre-final gay jock showdowns toward a championship, this week just for scrimmage before next week’s season opener @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Roxie Watson. The lesbian quintuplet rocks a toe-tapping alterna-grass set with Paul Sanchez @ Eddie’s Attic, 7 p.m.

DJ Joe Gauthreaux. The sexy legend continues with one of the world’s hottest gay DJs rockin’ your step during gay Atlanta’s favorite weekly dance party @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for the weekly Fantasy Girls show, 9 p.m.,

Second Saturday Social. Midtown dining’s gays and gals keep the party going extra hard each month, this time with St. Patrick’s green as your theme @ Henry’s, 10 p.m.

Naughty Leprechaun Bash. The lesbians of East Atlanta want your green best as they serve specials, shows and surprises all night @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m. Yes, in fact it does include green Jell-O wrestling. Thanks for asking.

Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The undisputed Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar @ Lips Atlanta, 7:45 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Or come in late for the Taboo Show, 12 midnight.

Synergy turns up the volume on Saturday night and blows your ever-loving mind with glamazons working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m.

GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Genre, a cast of premiere queens and special guests. DJ and video beats plus more cute boys than you can handle @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

DJ Fabio Campos All Nighter moves you all the way to sunrise, just steps away from BJs, Heretic and Jungle. Never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.


Sunday, March 15

Hotlanta Softball League Opening Day opens its spring-summer season for all the gay pitchers and catchers (bottom photo) @ Metro Atlanta Softball Complex, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. You can also join them for this week's Extra Innings Beer Bust @ Joe’s, 4 p.m. Here are 31 sexy jock shots to celebrate.

Armory Reunion. Party like it’s 1999 with all your favorite queens, DJs and bartenders from gay days gone by @ Amsterdam, 3:30 p.m. You’re not done. Truck over to the Afterparty Armorettes Show @ Hideaway, 8 p.m.

LadyFest Atlanta Bike Parade. Ladies, here’s to you. Costumes and floats encouraged as a giant conglomerate of female-positive groups merge to blow Sunday away with cocktails, a found sculpture competition and So. Much. More. @ The Spindle, 2 p.m.

Drag Gospel Brunch presents the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 1:30 p.m. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 7:45 p.m.

Sunday Funday: St. Patty’s Edition. DJ Rob Reum gives you the weekend closing party that you so deeply desire @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.

Madonna ‘Rebel Heart’ Release Party. Get to gettin' with DJ Bill Berdeaux and free copies of the new gay go-to album while supplies last, 3 p.m., then the Cell Block drag show with Lateasha Shuntel, Raquell Lord, Shawnna Brooks, Nicole Paige Brooks and Taejah Thomas @ Blake's, 8 p.m.

Sex Kitten Sunday with Angelica D’Paige corralling the queens @ 10th & Piedmont, 8 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet, her left-of-center queens, and DJ Headmaster rock their weekly drag show and dance party @ Burkhart’s, 9 p.m.


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