The best LGBTQ things to do in this weekend

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You don’t even need a subscription service to watch premiere LGBTQ movies all weekend. That’s not all. See what queer Atlanta has in store for virtual and distanced events for Rupaul queens, dancing queens and all you other queens.

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Friday, Feb. 19

Bianca Del Rio. The Drag Race fave headlines other Ru queens including Violet Chachki for two nights with two performances each night. Stay in your car, queen. It’s a drive-in show @ Sugarloaf Mills, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. both tonight and Saturday.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. The cinematic juggernaut is back with a hefty LGBTQ roster of films. Selections stream online, because 2021 @ AJFF.com, through Feb. 28. Watch preview videos.

Women Sweet On Women. Out on Film partners with Black lesbian group Zami NOBLA for a virtual mini-fest of films, including two Audre Lorde docs. Look for live talkbacks and special guests, too @ Eventive, all weekend. Watch trailers.

Breaking Fast. The romantic comedy that was an Out on Film award winner is available to stream at home @ Amazon Prime, YouTube TV and GooglePlay. Watch the trailer.

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 and On Demand. 

Two Of Us. France’s submission for the foreign-language Oscar finds two retired women with apartments across from each other who have been secret lovers for decades. One of their daughters puts it together @ virtual cinemas and On Demand, through February.

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, and 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. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women, with shows, hookahs, bottle service and two socially distanced and masked levels indoors @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Pump. Dance mixes “pump” for the no-cover-charge party that masked, distanced, shirtless gay guys need @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

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

DJ Eddie Martinez spins the Love Hangover Party on Saturday at Believe Music Hall, followed by an after-hours set by DJ Twisted Dee.

Saturday, Feb. 20

Love Hangover. DJ Eddie Martinez spins with a special performance by Phoenix @ Believe Music Hall, 9 p.m.

Transgender Advocacy Training. Georgia Equality’s Chanel Haley leads discussion of strategies for continuing to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and protections @ Zoom, 11 a.m.

Charis Porch Pop-Up. Special deals with social distancing from the trans- and lesbian-led feminist booksellers @ Charis Books & More, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

#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.

Bianca Del Rio. The Drag Race fave headlines other Ru queens including Violet Chachki with two performances. Stay in your car, queen. It’s a drive-in show @ Sugarloaf Mills, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Open Mic Contest. Kia Comedy hosts a competition in music, comedy and spoken word @ My Sister’s Room, 7:30 p.m. Stick around for Bounce vs. Trap, 10 p.m.

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

Deviant: Athletics. Get in gear and bare as you dare for a body-positive, sex-positive dance party @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts with DJ Darlene spinning tunes and drink specials @ 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.

Xion Afterhours with DJ Twisted Dee.  Late-night dance party in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ Believe Music Hall, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 21

Women Sweet On Women. Out on Film partners with Black lesbian group Zami NOBLA for a virtual mini-fest of films, including two Audre Lorde docs. Look for live talkbacks and special guests, too @ Eventive, all weekend. Watch trailers.

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

Honey Pot Sunday. Dip your paw into a leather, bear and friends night with Victor and Tim @ Hideaway, 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 on the re-branded corner hotspot for food and drinks @ X Midtown (formerly Ten Atlanta), 4 p.m. – 12 midnight.

A version of this calendar also appeared in Q ATLus magazine. Read the latest issue here:

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

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