The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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You’re right on time to figure out what to do this weekend and how to make it queer AF. Welcome to the Queer Agenda calendar of LGBTQ events.

Friday, Jan. 24

Pretty Party (top photo). Get your weekend started with DJ beats, performances and scores of women in Midtown’s home for Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

Out Georgia Business Alliance. The first Fourth Friday of 2020 for this recently renamed group of LGBTQ business professionals (formerly AGLCC) is a membership drive and networking night @ Coca Cola, 5:30 p.m.

MAAP Mix & Mingle. Join this LGBTQ business group for happy hour and networking @ Williams & Roy Salon, Avondale Estates, 6 p.m.

Moonlight & Magnolias. What really happened when Gone With the Wind was in production but had no completed script? A lock-in. Yep, it’s a true story, and it’s staging @ New Theatre in the Square, Marietta, through Feb. 1.

Fun Home. Based on lesbian illustrator Allison Bechdel’s novel of the same name, this is the first don’t-miss queer theater experience of 2020 @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m. Runs through Feb. 16.

Flannel Friday. Baby, it’s cold outside. But it’s warm and sporty @ Woofs, 6 p.m.

The Other Show. Edie Cheezburger, Jaye Lish and the cast bring their brand of drag to their new home @ Midtown Moon, 9 p.m. 

FuKR Friday. DJ Milty Evans flies in to helm the “dominate me” jock and underwear party @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Queer Bait. Party with the cool kids @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

Cruise Control. DJ Mister Richard sends you into overdrive @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

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

Celestial Friday with Celeste Holmes puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars. Don’t forget Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.

Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with 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.

Moonlight Cabaret. Wrap up the work week and kick off the weekend with Myah Ross Monroe and the cast serving drag eleganza @ Midtown Moon, 11:30 p.m.


Saturday, Jan. 25

Leather & Lace (middle photo). The pageantry and kink returns for 2020 @ Atlanta Eagle, 8 p.m. You better believe there’s a DJ Neon the Glowgobear After Party, 10 p.m.

ATL LGBTQ+ Book Club. Discuss “Aristotile and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” @ Charis Books & More, 10 a.m.

Advocacy Training. Learn to speak on LGBTQ issues and become a citizen lobbyist with Georgia Equality and their crucial work with Gold Dome legislators @ Rush Center, 1 p.m.

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party as the sun drops @ Mary’s, 2:30 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.

Kittens & Queers. Launch the calendar featuring photos of — you guessed it — with performances by drag queens and comedians @ Heretic, 6 p.m.

Glitz & Glam. Dinner and a show in the theater experience of 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. 

Hedwig Movie Night. Outworlders, Atlanta’s LGBTQ sci-fi/fantasy group, screens the cult hit @ Studioplex, 7:30 p.m.

Moonlight Cabaret. Once a weekend just isn't enough. Join Myah Ross Monroe and the cast @ Midtown Moon, 11:30 p.m. Get there early for Ruby’s Redd Light District, 9 p.m.

2020 Vision. Get ready for a transgender and non-binary cabaret the likes of which Atlanta hasn’t seen with your host Anne Drogynous @ Red Light Café, 9 p.m.

1999. The ‘90s Party every dancing queen will be talking about @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

All Star Revue. Celeste Holmes, IV Fisher, Dynisty St. James and DJ Michael Wulf do that thing ladies like @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m.

Pop! Popup drag and Popup men werqs Saturday night into a frenzy @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

Midtown Saturday Night. Gather at the corner of Gay & Gay Streets and get your gay guy gaggle on @ Ten, 10 p.m.

Xion Afterhours. DJ duo Travis & Eric steer you toward sunrise @ Xion at BJ Roosters, 3 a.m.


Sunday, Jan. 26

Ruby Redd’s 20th Anniversary (bottom photo). When they say she’s been around the block, they really, really mean it. Celebrate two decades of drag mayhem  @ Midtown Moon, 12 noon – 6 p.m.

Drag Queen Story Hour. Terracotta Sugarbaker reads in conjunction with a matinee performance of Fun Home @ Actor’s Express, 12 noon.

Super-Sized Sunday. First, it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.

Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Leather Social. The jocks and athletic supporters don their gear and welcome guests @ Woofs, 2 p.m. 

Charmaine Sinclair's Sunday Tea Dance. Underwear models music and more @ Midtown Moon, 3 p.m. 

Sunday Funday. The weekly tradition of outdoor dudes, DJs, drinks and sometimes drag @ Ten, 4 p.m. Stick around. It’s Showtune Sundays featuring videos and singalongs with DJ Adam Bland, 8 p.m.

Armorettes. The camp drag crazies with the hearts of gold against AIDS blow it out for their birthday @ Midtown Moon, 8 p.m.

Queer AF. D’Knighten Day hosts the most diverse king and queen cast in town, with a dance party to boot @ My Sister’s Room, 11 p.m.


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