The best LGBTQ things to do in this weekend

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You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll stomp your feet. It’s a growing slate of LGBTQ Atlanta events for every taste, whether that’s for something virtual and cozy or masked and distanced.

Scroll down and click on each event for more information.

Friday, March 5

Ha Ha Hapeville. What started in a gay couple’s backyard now brings lots of laughs out in public while you imbibe beer @ Arches Brewing, Hapeville, 8 p.m. Their story is pretty adorbz.

The Pink Unicorn. Atlanta’s LGBTQ theater troupe streams this play about one mother’s journey to accept her genderqueer teenager. Virtual performances this weekend only @ Out Front Theater Online, through Sunday. Their Role Reversal Cabaret is also streaming.

It’s A Sin. Get in on one of the gayest things to happen on streaming since, well, last month. Russell T. Davies’s AIDS drama doesn’t hit every note right, but it’s still a touching tale of era-specific gay life @ HBO Max, through March 18.

Supernova. Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play husbands of 20 years do a road trip to make the most of their time before dementia sets in for one of them @ Atlanta cinemas now, In theaters and On Demand.

Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar is going long for customers with in-person and 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.

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.

Night Shift. East Atlanta’s gay bar is selling admission tickets in shifts for your safety. Drinks included in entry fee @ Mary’s, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. You can also stream their Friday Night Virtual Party @ Twitch.

Fem Friday: Silent & Glow. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties, with two socially distanced and masked levels indoors @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.

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

Pump. Dance mixes, shirtless gays, masks and no cover charge @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

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

 

Heretic’s gays dance with DJ Joe Pacheco on Saturday. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Saturday, March 6

Joe Pacheco. In town from NYC, this DJ spins. So do you, honey. So do you @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Women’s History Community Run. Front Runners and the Queer Women’s Network join forces for a fun jaunt through Virginia Highland. Starts @ John Howell Park, 9 a.m.

Citizen Advocacy Training. Learn to lobby lawmakers virtually @ Georgia Equality Online, 11 a.m. You can make a difference against attacks like this and in favor of pro-LGBTQ bills like this.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party as the sun drops @ Mary’s, 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Followed by Night Shift, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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.

Midtown Saturday Night. Get your gay guy gaggle on @ X Midtown, 10 p.m.

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

NeonBlk. Drag host Dotte Com gathers kings and queens for an all-Black extravaganza @ Twitch, 9:30 p.m.

Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts with DJ Darlene spinning tunes and drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.

DJ Christie. This internationally renowned Latina knows what ladies like: Reggaeton, bachata, bossa nova… It’s the first of a new monthly Latin Night series @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m.  Then stay for the show, this week it’s Saturday Night Out with Celeste Holmes, 10 p.m.

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

Xion Afterhours with DJ Paul Fragoso.   Late-night dance party in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ Wish Lounge, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

 

Sunday, March 7

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

Stoli Sundays. Join Mother for music vibes from the ’80s and ’90s, plus drink specials @ Hideaway, 12:30 p.m.

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

Booze & Beats. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday Funday. Knock back $3 mimosas and enjoy Djs and brunch @ My Sister’s Room, all day.

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

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

Pick up QATLus each week at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta, and find fresh content right here every day.

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