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Friday, July 30
Sweet Tea. Southern Fried Queer Pride’s previously postponed variety show hits the stage @ Masquerade, 8 p.m.
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 anything goes. When the sun goes down, find DJ Mr. Richard on deck @ Hideaway, 2 p.m. – 3 a.m.
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.
Atlanta United Watch Party. The LGBTQ pro soccer fans of All Stripes watch the match against Orlando on the big screen @ Georgia Beer Garden, 7:30 p.m. Same again on Wednesday against Montreal, this time @ Element 7 p.m.
James Baldwin: Begin Again. Writer Eddie Glaude Jr. discusses his book, subtitled James Baldwin’s America and It’s Urgent Lessons for Our Own. Virtual event hosted by Charis @ Crowdcast, 7:30 p.m.
Eventide Comedy Night. Queer Atlanta’s Ian Aber hosts a slate of other hilarious comics for your outdoor, distance amusement @ Eventide Brewing, 8 p.m.
A Southern Fairytale. After postponing a 15-stop international tour, Ty Autry is back with an updated version of this play about a young, gay Christian growing in the Deep South. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry @ Out Front Theatre, 8 p.m. Saturday show too.
Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar hosts a VJ and Atlanta’s most eclectic collection of queers @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.
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.
Hotlanta Volleyball. Every Friday, this LGBTQ league hosts recreational open play for all skill levels @ Atlanta Performance Volleyball Center, 7 p.m. Advanced players also practice on Tuesdays.
Fem Friday. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties and two indoor levels of fun @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.
90s Dance Party. DJ Mike Pope spins the hits that dancing queens remember @ Heretic, 10 p.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.
Xion Afterhours with DJ Karlitos. Have club space, will expand Xion. Get into it until sunup @ Future, 3 a.m.
Saturday, July 31
A Southern Fairytale. After postponing a 15-stop international tour, Ty Autry is back with an updated version of this play about a young, gay Christian growing in the Deep South. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry @ Out Front Theatre, 8 p.m.
Front Runners. One of two weekly group runs with Atlanta’s LGBTQ @ John Howell Park, 9 a.m.
SFQP How-To Workshops. Southern Fried Queer Pride hosts a day of hands-on skills training like metalworking and bookbinding @ MASS Collective, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Hotlanta Soccer. Weekly practice until tournament play is safer @ Central Park, 10 a.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.
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.
Lily White: A Celebration. The legendary drag queen left us for her reward a few weeks ago. LGBTQ Atlanta pays homage to her impactful life with a show and remembrances from friends @ Heretic, 7 p.m.
Pop! DJ Nova does the music and video party gays and gals need @ Blake’s 9 p.m.
Blackout Party. DJ Stan Jackson turns down the lights, and the clothes check counter is open. No cover charge @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
MSR: Summer Party. Atlanta women who love women who love Saturday night drag and dancing @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m. doors, 11 p.m. show.
Stand Out Stand Up: Final Weekend. It’s an LGBTQ+ comedy show running every Saturday @ Role Call Theatre, 9:30 p.m.
Underground Circuit Saturday with DJ J Warren. Atlanta’s new gay dance club rolls onward, 10 p.m. Stick around for Xion Afterhours with DJ Jerac, 3 a.m. Take a Q-exclusive tour of the space, and see our Opening Night photos.
Midtown Saturday Night. Gather your gay-guy gaggle @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.
Love Saturdays. DJ Darlene spins tunes with drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.
Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 1
Shameless Sunday. Kyra Mora hosts the fun with Brigitte Bidet and Shawnna Brooks in the cabaret @ Future, 8 p.m. The dance floor pops anew with DJ Karlitos, 12 a.m.
Drag Brunch. The Sisters of Sequins take the wheel while you eat 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.
Drag Brunch & Beatz Sundayz. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday Funday. You can knock back $3 mimosas with DJs, drag queens and dames @ My Sister’s Room, all day.
Queer Home CookOUT Tour. To celebrate the anthology Home is Where You Queer Your Heart, Charis hosts readings from several of the local LGBTQ contributors like Topher Payne @ Heck House, 4 p.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, 4 p.m. through 12 midnight.
Fire City Comedy. Queer comic Karen Felix and ally Ariel Kaplan curate a killer cast. This week’s lineup includes queer comedians Hayley Ellman and Lily Campbell @ Wild Heaven Brewery West End, 6 p.m. Read our interview with the founders.
A version of this calendar also appeared in Q ATLus Magazine. Read the full issue online here:
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