The best LGBTQ things to do in this weekend

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Camp to cool and chill to thrill, LGBTQ Atlanta events bring options in an expanding world. Mask up or sit tight for weekend choices to fill your downtime with some gay R&R.

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The Pre-Patty’s Pisces Party takes over Fem Friday this week at My Sister’s Room. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Friday, March 12

Fem Friday: Pre-Patty’s & Pisces Party. 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.

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 and a global tragedy made personal @ 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.

Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar sells admission tickets 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.

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

25 & Up. Dance mixes, shirtless gays of a certain age, masks and more @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

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

The Armorettes perform for tips to fight HIV on Saturday evening at Heretic. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Saturday, March 13

Armorettes. The camp queens collecting tips for people with HIV in Atlanta continue their four-decade traditions in person @ Heretic, 8 p.m. Streamed @ Facebook Live too.

#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.

Purim Off Ponce. 20 inspiring Jewish LGBTQ+ Southern youth honorees plus the annual SOJOURN costume party, this year as a drive-in Rocky Hora Picture Show @ Ahavath Achim, 7 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.

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

Drag Patrick’s Day. DJs KSquared and Wulf team up to beat the ladies into a green haze, including a holiday themed drag show @ My Sister’s Room, 11:30 p.m. Gather before then, doors 8 p.m.

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

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

DJ Tom Stephan. He’s just in from London to show the boys a good time @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

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

DJ Tony Moran spins Xion afterhours at Wish Lounge on Sunday at 3 a.m. (Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood)

Sunday, March 14

Xion Afterhours with Tony Moran.   Late-night-early morning dance party @ Wish Lounge, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

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

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.

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 ran in Q ATLus Magazine. Read the full issue online here:

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