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imageCOMING OUT JOCK STYLE: Journalist turned novelist Bill Konigsberg (photo) appears at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse at 7:30 p.m. to read and sign “Out of the Pocket.” Konigsberg talked with Project Q Atlanta ahead of his Atlanta stop about the origins of the book, which tells the story of a high school quarterback struggling with his sexual orientation.

HUMAN RIGHTS: Georgia Equality and other gay groups join a panel of progressive activists for a discussion entitled “From Prop 8 to Yogyakarta: LGBT Rights are Human Rights.” The event focuses on the connection between gay equality and the larger human rights struggle. The chat begins at 7 p.m.

DOGGIES CATWALK: The kick off party for the pet fashion fundraiser Doggies on the Catwalk takes place tonight at Tootsies in the Shops Around Lenox Shopping Center. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and begins the build up to the larger fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support on Jan. 16.

SOCIAL TUESDAYS: Cocktails, conversation and connection are on tap beginning at 7 p.m. for the weekly session of Social Tuesdays, which returns to Maxim Prime at the Glenn Hotel downtown. View photos from past events. When things die down tonight, Social Tuesdays is heading to Beleza on Juniper Street for release party for the “Pin Up Boys” calendar.

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