The Weekend: Seven gay things to do

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IT’S FRIDAY: Get your weekend started with “Thank GLAAD it’s Friday,” a networking event for young LGBT professionals. Tickets are $35 for the event, which kicks off at 8 p.m. at Bazzaar.

LOVE: Join the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Saturday to benefit the L.O.V.E. Coalition. Gay Rev. O.C. Allen III keynotes the event, which begins at 9:30 a.m. at First Metropolitan Community Church of Atlanta. $15. Read more about Allen in a Southern Voice piece.

BOOK DYKES: The Akoma Book Club (of Women Healing Women) meets on Saturday at Charis Books & More beginning at 10:30 a.m. Up for discussion this month is “Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur” by Halima Bashir.

CONCERT FOR EQUALITY: Join rockers Renee’ Mixon and Tabitha Eden for the second Stand for Equality Concert on Saturday, an event to raise funds for Georgia Equality. Tickets are $10 and the concert starts at 8 p.m. at Paris Decatur.

SPIRIT FINGERS: Out on Film continues its film screening series on Sunday with “Ready? Ok!” on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for the 1 p.m. show at Plaza Theatre. Actress Carrie Preston and director James Vasquez are scheduled to be on hand. Read more about the film in a piece from Southern Voice.

GAY JOCKS: The Atlanta Gay Sports Alliance and its nine member groups want your body. They are recruiting for their spring seasons, so come along to a meet-and-greet on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Amsterdam. Read more.

SHE’S BACK: Charlie Brown continues her resurgence with the “X-Rated Cabaret” at Artistry on Peachtree Street. The Sunday show starts at 9 p.m. The show is a production of Navigation ATL.

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