• YouthPride offers a full schedule, including free HIV testing at 5 p.m., T-Time at 5:30 p.m. and the Spice World Party at 7 p.m.
• Meet the candidates at the LGBT Community Mayoral Candidate Forum. 6 p.m.
• Meet the boys in swimsuits at Swim 2009 with Atlanta Executive Network and David Atlanta. 6:30 p.m.
• MondoHomo opens its five-day alterna-queer fest with an evening of activities beginning at 7 p.m.
• Texas Hold’em at Blake’s. 7 p.m.
• Cancer Support Group meets at the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative. 7 p.m.
• Discuss how film has influenced our view of HIV/AIDS with AID Atlanta. 7 p.m.
• MEGA Family Project’s coming out support group meets. 7 p.m.
• Cliterati Open No-Mic at Charis. 7:30 p.m.
• The gay-funny musical “Zanna, Don’t!” (photo) continues its run at Actor’s Express. 8 p.m.
• Laugh the evening away at Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull. 8 p.m.
• Pearl Day continues its Launch Week at 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m., and its Tickled Pink VIP Reception at Hydrate Thursdays at 10 p.m.
• Cocktail the evening away at Hydrate Thursdays and Thursday Night Cocktail. 9 p.m.
• Bazzaar goes retro with its Members Only: A True International Retro Event. 9 p.m.
• Mary’s gets Big Primpin’. 10 p.m.
Photo: Ricardo Aponte by Eric Hermann
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