Thursday: 38 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageIf you’re not feeling Pride Week yet, get ready because you’re about to. Let today’s beefed up calendar of local LGBT events wash over you with politics, parties, nuptials, nightlife, movies and more.

On the Road to Equality. The HRC bus tour hits Atlanta as HRC President Joe Solmonese (top photo) headlines remarks @ Rush Center, 11 a.m., HRC’s “On the Cusp of Equality” asks Are We at a Tipping Point in the LGBT movement? @ Rush Center, 6:30 p.m., and your meal has local benefits at HRC’s Georgia Equality Fundraiser Dinner @ Radial Cafe, 7:45 p.m.

image All good things must come to an end. Closing night of Out On Film @ Midtown Art Cinema includes “Leave it on the Floor” encore, 3 p.m.?; Best of the Fest Shorts, 5 p.m.?; “From Hollywood to Dollywood,” 6:45 p.m.; ?“Judas Kiss” (second photo), 8:45 p.m. Click the titles to read previews and watch trailers.

Party with Pride. Atlanta Pride Indulge & Out on Film Closing Party @ Whiskey Park/W Midtown, 8 p.m., East Side Pride Skate @ All-American Skating Center, 6 p.m., The Gentlemen’s Ball Rooftop Mixer @ Renaissance Hotel, 6 p.m., and Sex, Wine & Chocolate fundraiser with SPARK @ Park Tavern, 7 p.m.

image We do. The annual Atlanta Pride Mass Commitment Ceremony (third photo) is a non-denominational service where couples pledge to each other, this year @ W Atlanta Midtown, 6:30 p.m., or couples, singles and everybody else can do faithful Pride at the Pride Diversity Service @ Saint Mark UMC, 7:30 p.m., and Pride Eucharist @ All Saints Episcopal, 7:30 p.m.

Creative minds. Blake Little signs “The Company of Men” @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m., Tristan and Sicily Skye sign and discuss “Natural Transitioning: An FTM Alternative” @ Charis, 7:30 p.m., and The Pussy General’s Coming Out Show art exhibit @ Studioplex, 8 p.m.

image Pre-Pride Nightlife. Sisters Pride Party (bottom photo) @ Woofs, 6 p.m., 3 Legged Cowboy Night: Pride Edition @ The Heretic, 8 p.m., Juice Box Jam @ Bellissima, 8 p.m., Cherry Pop Party @ Jungle, 10 p.m., and more Pride kickoff plans at every last gay bar in town.

There are even more things to do on today’s Gay Agenda. View the full list on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.

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