Demonstrations, DJs, discussions, drinks, drag and of course, a dynamic assortment of dudes and dames await your choosing on today’s Gay Agenda calendar of local LGBT events.
• Let’s get real. “Thank God You Can’t Pray Away The Gay” Discussion Panel with Truth Wins Out’s Wayne Besen (top photo), SPLC and local activists exposes the “ex-gay” myth through “reparative therapy” survivors @ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m. This discussion is in response to Exodus International’s Atlanta conference, where there will be a protest on Saturday.
• Pets are people too. Puppy Love Party with PALS & Barking Hound offers cocktails and munchies to benefit a new pet adoption center @ Sophie’s Uptown, 6 p.m.
• Raising the bars. 3 Legged Cowboy Night @ The Heretic, 8 p.m., All-Request Night @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., The Unexpected Cabaret @ Mixx, 11 p.m., Twisted Thursday with Phoenix @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m., and many more choices on the whole bar calendar.