The best LGBTQ things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Find three-dozen options for your downtime in our weekly calendar below. Circuit parties, softball, streaming content and in-person shows are just the beginning.

Scroll down and click on each event for more information.

Friday, June 11

Peach Party. The 10th anniversary of the Pride Month circuit party series started Thursday night and continues with Joe Gauthreaux @ Heretic, 10 p.m. DJ Deanne does Xion Afterhours @ Future, 3 a.m. Keep scrolling for day, night and morning parties through the wee hours of Monday.

Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar does in-person as well as to-go food and cocktails. Fridays are extra special with a taste-escape to backyard ‘cues @ Woofs, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

F*ck It Friday. Drop in on a full day and night of specials. Andrew opens, then JayR and Eric bring it home with a different guest VJ every week. Anything goes @ Hideaway, 2 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Sublet. The Out on Film darling from prolific gay Israeli director Eytan Fox opens for a theatrical run @ Midtown Art Cinema, all week. Watch the trailer.

Love, Victor. The 10-episode second season of the popular show in the Love, Simon franchise kicks off @ Hulu today.

The Sound of Identity. This film features the first known transgender woman to perform a principal role in opera history, Lucia Lucas @ On Demand, all month.

Out Front Theatre Stream Festival. Atlanta’s LGBTQ playhouse makes all of its productions from the pandemic year available again for streaming. See the ones you missed or catch your favorites again. Virtual online downloads @ Out Front, all month.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Fantasy Girls. Phoenix and Taejah Thomas headline two dinner-show experiences with Lala Ri, Trinity Bonet and Raquel Heart in the show bar @ Future, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar limits capacity but is reopen with $5 cover and per-drink pricing @ Mary’s, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Atlanta Fringe Festival. The always queer-inclusive, always left-of-center theatrical event stays online one more year. Enjoy new content every day through June 13.

Atlanta Rainbow Trout Water Polo. The LGBTQ team practices every week @ Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, 7:30 p.m. Same again on Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. First two practices free.

Fem Friday: Kia Barnes, DJ Magic and the Fem-Stud Revue. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties and two indoor levels @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Sin Friday. Dancers, drinks and DJ Rob Reum @ Ten Atlanta, 10 p.m.

Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m. 


Kelly Bartnik and Kathleen Wessel co-produce the all-female HomeTraining gallery event on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. (Photo

Saturday, June 12

HomeTraining. An experiential gallery show features 18 female and female-identifying artists working in diverse visual and performance mediums in a 10,000-sq-ft space @ Historic HL Green Building, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday too.

NFFLA. The gay and allied National Flag Football League of Atlanta fields its teams in 10 weeks of matchups @ Silverbacks Park, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Check our photo gallery of Opening Day.

Front Runners. One of two weekly group runs with Atlanta’s LGBTQ @ John Howell Park, 9 a.m. They also start their Couch to 5K, getting you in shape for this year’s Pride Run on June 20.

Hotlanta Soccer. Weekly practice until tournament play is safer @ Central Park, 10 a.m.

Peach Party. The Pride Month circuit party series DJ Isis Muretech and Medusa Peach Tea Dance @ Heretic, 3 p.m. Then it’s Seth Breezy, Tony Moran and Phoenix at the Peach Party Main Event @ Masquerade, 10 p.m.  Wrap the night with DJ Abel and Xion Afterhours @ Future, 3 a.m. Keep scrolling for day, night and morning parties through Monday.

Front Runners Pride Car Wash. Members of the running group raise more funds for the Pride Run washing cars in the parking lot @ Midtown Moon, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party when the sun drops @ Mary’s, 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Followed by Night Shift, 7 p.m. – 12 midnight. Mary’s reopens with limited capacity and per-drink prices.

Glitz & Glam. Charlie Brown and her girls give you dinner and a show in Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.

Fantasy Girls. Phoenix and Destiny Brooks headline two dinner-show experiences with Shawnna Brooks, Extasy Grey and Cici Nicole in the show bar @ Future, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Pulse 5th Anniversary Vigil. A dozen local LGBTQ organizations sponsor this remembrance ceremony of the Orlando nightclub massacre. Bring your mask and outdoor blanket or chair @ St. Mark United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.

Miss American Dream. A Not-So-Funny Parody of Britney’s Breakdown follows Ms. Spears through infamous 2007 night before she checks herself into rehab. Dad, Jamie and her nanny are there @ Role Call Theatre, 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through June 12.

MSR: Night of Legends. Atlanta women who love women who love Saturday night @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m. doors, 11 p.m. show.

Pride Comedy at Ponce. The outdoor amphitheater opens wide for laughs from some of Atlanta’s best queer comics. Hosted by Julie Marateck @ Ponce City Market, 9:30 p.m.

Pop! DJ Nova does the music and video party gays and gals need @ Blake’s 9 p.m.

Pump. See that boy, watch that scene, she is the dancing queen. No cover @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Midtown Saturday Night. Gather your gay-guy gaggle @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.

Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts and DJ Darlene spins tunes. Drink specials, too @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.

Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more cast a spell @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.

Stand Out Stand Up. It’s an LGBTQ+ comedy show running every Saturday through the end of July @ Role Call Theatre, 10:30pm.


Hotlanta Softball League continues its season of games on Sunday. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Sunday, June 13

Hotlanta Softball League. The pitchers and catchers of Hotlanta Softball League begin their masked and distanced return to post-pandemic play @ Tolleson Park, 8 a.m. Check out our photos from Opening Day.

West End Artist Market. Sussy and Chaka Khan Hacienda team up for outdoor booths, beer and beats @ Wild Heaven, 12 noon – 7 p.m.

Drag Brunch. The Sisters of Sequins perform with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat in dinner-theater style @ Lips, 12:30 p.m.

Atlanta Rainbow Trout Swimming. The local LGBTQ swimming club practices @ Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, 12 noon. Same again on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. First two practices free.

Sunday Brunch & Heifer Review. Ruby Redd drives the bus while you eat up and drink down with $20 endless Mimosas @ Midtown Moon, 1 p.m. There’s also the Other Side of the Moon drag show, 9 p.m.

Stoli Sundays with Mother. Get the day going with drink specials and Mother Malloy at the helm, then keep it going with Tim and Victor’s Honey Pot Bear Night @ Hideaway, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Peach Party T-Dance. DJ Jerac helms the fun @ District Atlanta, 3 p.m. The Peach Closing Party follows with DJ Alex Acosta @ Future, 9 p.m. and DJ Twisted Dee Afterhours @ Future, 3 a.m.

Shameless Sunday. Kyra Mora hosts the fun with Brigitte Bidet and Shawnna Brooks in the cabaret and DJ Kevin Durard in the club @ Future, 8 p.m. The dance floor pops anew with DJ Karlitos, 12 a.m.

Sunday Funday. Gather at the rainbow crosswalks, then step into one of gay Atlanta’s biggest bar traditions. Cocktails, food, shows and fun @ X Midtown, through 12 midnight.

Beatz Sundayz. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday Funday. You can knock back $3 mimosas with DJs and brunch @ My Sister’s Room, all day.

A version of this calendar also ran in Q ATLus Magazine. Read the full issue here:

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