Of course, it wouldn’t be Stonewall Week without the vastly popular East Point Possums Show where drag queens from around the south will be donating their time and talents to raise funds for the Phillip Rush Center this year.

There will also be an event to discuss LGBT refugees and asylees. Other events will celebrate the 100th birthday of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay leader in the civil rights movement, and film screenings of “Legalize Gay” and “Stonewall Uprising.”

“We’ve hosted Stonewall Week for several years and wanted to branch out to include more events and more community partners in the hopes of reaching more members of our community, which led to the creation of our most extensive and diverse list of Stonewall offerings thus far, lasting far longer than just a week,” Freedman added.

The full schedule

June 5
Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & Now I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters book discussion (Part 1 of 3) – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 11
“Legalize Gay” screening – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Out on Film, the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation and Atlanta Pride Committee,Inc.
Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, 931 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

June 12
Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & Now I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters book discussion (Part 2 of 3) – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 15
“Stonewall Uprising” screening – 7:00 p.m.
Co-sponsored by First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 16
Fifteenth Annual East Point Possums Show to benefit the Phillip Rush Center – 7 p.m.
Presented by the East Point Possums
The Commons, 2727 East Point Street, East Point, GA 30304

June 19
LGBT Refugee/Asylee Awareness Event – TBD
Co-sponsored by Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307

Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & Now I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters book discussion (Part 3 of 3) – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 20
LGBT Health Insurance Event – 7 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the Health Initiative and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 22
Pride Seder – 7 p.m.
Presented by Congregation Bet Haverim
Central Congregational Church, 2676 Clairmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

Eight Annual Evening for Equality – 7 p.m.
Presented by Georgia Equality
Twelve Hotel at Atlantic Station

June 23
Pride Run – 8 a.m.
Co-sponsored by Front Runners and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Piedmont Park

Augusta Pride: Parade – 10:00 a.m.;  Festival -11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Presented by Augusta Pride
Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St., Augusta, GA 30901

June 29
Sinclair Sexsmith: Radical queer masculinity and body confidence workshop – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

June 30
Third Annual Sylvia Rivera Community Event: Fellowship, food, and a panel discussion with Trans community members – 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Juxtaposed Center for Transformation, TILTT (Transgender Individuals Living Their Truth), and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307

Sinclair Sexsmith: Readings from Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica and discussion of tips to unleash your inner erotic voice – 7:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

July 1 – Bonus Event
Queer Childrens’ Story Hour – (call Charis for more info: 404-524-0304)
Presented by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle
Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

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