‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

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The annual Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend is just one of the annual celebrations that makes Atlanta the South’s gay go-to. Starting on Thursday, don’t stop ‘til you get enough all the way through Monday’s big LGBTQ breakfast, march and rally.

Celebrities, porn stars, DJs, go-go dancers, and more pack the town for the yearly commemoration and celebration of how far the movement has come and how far we have yet to go. Be ready for thousands people partying with purpose.

We start with an introduction to meet the major players. These party promoters know what’s up, and all have fun in store.

Rockstars Production ‘We Rock MLK’ Weekend

From the guys who bring you non-stop Black Gay Pride action in fall comes three days of fab that lets you party – what? – like a rock star of course. While venues are being finalized, secure your passes to Friday-through Sunday fun. VIP options available for all events. rockstarsproduction.com.

WassupNATL ‘Freedom’ & ‘Freaknik 2018’

The party promoters at Wassup create an ultimate man’s-man getaway for guys. Five amazing nights, five supersized parties, and 5,000 same-gender loving men. Dagger, Jeremy Copeland, Sherrod, Yusaf Mack, Sidney Star and more appear as guests. wassupnatl.com

ATL Mega Party

The newest organizers on the list offer weekend passes, or get tickets individually to their five blowouts. A&E Ent LLC, Angel X, Dream Team and ALT Clubbing join forces for this year’s series Thursday through Sunday. Text MLK to 64600 or visit atlblackpride.com

Friday, January 12

We Rock MLK Pre-Game Mixer

Einstein’s, 7 p.m.

1077 Juniper St.

rockstarsproduction.com

Freedom Kickoff

with Celebrity Choreographer Jeremy Copeland

& Model-Webster Sherrod

Kompass

2520 Piedmont Road NE

wassupnatl.com

Hotlanta Mega Party

Museum Bar, 11 p.m.

181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW

rockstarsproduction.com

MLK Mega Party

Location TBA

Text MLK to 64600

atlblackpride.com

Saturday, January 13

We Rock Ultimate Day Party

Havana, 5 p.m.

3112 Piedmont Road NE

rockstarsproduction.com

Mega Day Party

Atlanta Eagle, 5 p.m.

306 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

atlblackpride.com

Freaknik 2018

with Boxer & Model Yusaf Mack & Sidney Star

Kompass

2520 Piedmont Road NE

wassupnatl.com

Mega Night Party

Location TBA

Text MLK to 64600

atlblackpride.com

Big Dicks & Fat Asses

with Big Dick Contest

Gentlemen’s Club, 12 midnight to 6 a.m.

2145 Piedmont Road NE

wassupnatl.com

Sunday, January 14

We Rock Brunch,12 noon

Location TBA

We Rock Finale, 10 p.m.

Opium, 960 Spring Street

rockstarsproduction.com

MLK Sexy Onesie Party

to benefit Thrive SS with

Drinks, Hookah & Cash Prizes

150 Pine Street, 9 p.m.

facebook.com

I AM King

Kompass, 10 p.m.

2520 Piedmont Road NE

wassupnatl.com

Monday, January 15

LGBT Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast

Loudermilk Center, 10 a.m.

40 Courtland St. NE

rustinlordeatl.com

MLK Day March & Rally

Including a gay contingent from Breakfast

Peachtree @ Baker Streets, 1:45 p.m.

mlkmarchcommittee.com

This article originall appeared in Q magazine. View the full issue below:

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