The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend
Hectic week? Slow down the fever pitch while still kicking up the fun energy a notch this Friday through Sunday. Make plans with our favorite LGBT events in all of gay Atlanta.
Friday, May 11
“The Full Monty - Almost” benefit finds the Pedal Pushers AV/200 team (top photo) serving shots in their biking shorts to raise money for Action Cycling 200’s bike ride for Emory’s AIDS Vaccine Center @ BJ Roosters, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Fourth Tuesday Happy Hour is the monthly mixer with Atlanta’s venerable lesbian social group (second photo) @ Mixx Atlanta, 7 p.m.
“Taste For Theatre” wine tasting benefit for the gay-inclusive 7 Stages features burlesque and circus acts, munchies and silent auction @ 7 Stages, 7 p.m.
“Mind Blowing Sex” with lesbian sexpert Diana Cage (third photo), author of “A Woman’s Guide to Sexual Ecstasy” gives tips and talks you through doing them @ Charis, 7:30 p.m.
“Xanadu” opening weekend bows with a version of the gay fave musical by lesbian director and comedian Sherri Sutton @ Actor’s Express. Show continues through June 16.
80s/90s Party with DJ M playing thumping Top 40 from days gone by @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 12
NFFLA Flag Football pits its gay teams in this week’s four gridiron match ups (fourth photo) @ Candler Park, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wet Demons Beer Bust is the fourth annual throwdown with this Hotlanta Softball team. It features $10 Bottomless Beer, Jell-O Shots, Raffle Beer Pong, Flip Cup and DJ Travis Roache @ Joe’s on Juniper, 12 noon.
Bingo 4 Boobs fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Walk with host Ruby Redd @ Mixx, 4 p.m.
Good Cotillion Belles party kicks off the 11th Atlanta Cotillion fundraising season with a “GCB” theme and special guest “A-List: Dallas” cowboy Levi Crocker (fifth photo) @ Urban Body Studios, 6:30 p.m. Read our preview.
Girlyman, the queer-riffic harmony group based in Atlanta, performs two shows @ Eddie’s Attic, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Jennifer Lopez Single Release Party for “Dance Again” features giveaways and DJ Mike Pope @ Heretic, 12 midnight. Before that, it’s early Country dancing, 8 p.m.
Soakin’ Wet Party features a wet T-shirt contest, DJ Tina V and a patio Flip Cup Tournament @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m.
Crimpers Razors Beer Bust with this Hotlanta Softball team features $10 Bottomless Beer, Happy Hour Menu, raffles, giveaways and DJ Pat Scott @ 5 Napkin Burger, 3 p.m. Note: No softball games this week due to Mother’s Day.
DJ Vicki Powell’s Sunday Service on the patio (bottom photo) @ Sister Louisa’s Church bar, 7 p.m.
The Armorettes weekly fundraising serving of camp drag crazy @ Burkhart’s, 8 p.m.
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