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LGBTQ Atlanta Best Bets for Feb. 23 – March 1

Friday, Feb. 23

The highly-acclaimed, Oscar nominated “A Fantastic Woman” — featuring transgender actress Daniela Vega — opens at the Midtown Art Cinema today, various showtimes, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308,

Don’t miss performer Andrea Gibson at Terminal West tonight, 7 p.m., 887 W. Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318,

Exquisite Gender/ Pizazz Productions is a Benefit for the Joan Garner/ Georgia Equality AIDSWatch Scholarship Initiative, 8 – 11 p.m. Out Front Theatre Company, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318,

Saturday, Feb. 24

Beyoncé Queer Yoga features a custom-curated playlist to match the movement of your body and inspiration drawn from Her Highness, the Queen Bey. Creating a safe space for queer humans of all body types, this donation-based drop-in class welcomes humans of all shapes, sizes, colors and identities, 9 – 10 a.m., Indigo Yoga Studio, 2033 Hosea L. Williams Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30317,

The 8th Annual LGBTQ+ GSA Summit is a free event for LGBTQ young people and their parents, teachers and advisors looking to learn more! Every year, the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition hosts a free day of workshops, community resources, art, an amazing talent show and LGBTQ guests. 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030,

The 19th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction features works by 235+ leading and emerging artists from around the world, offering art lovers, both seasoned and novice, the opportunity to build their collections while enjoying a great party. All proceeds benefit the award-winning programs of ART PAPERS. 6 – 11 p.m., Southern Exchange Ballrooms, 200 Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30303,

At Leather and Lace ATL, drag queens and leathermen combine forces to entertain you for a night of fun. There will be live singing and great entertainment. 100 percent of tips and donations go to benefit Lost-n-Found Youth, 7 – 10 p.m., Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308,

Misti Shores, the reigning Miss Dixie and divine diva of drag, hosts Out Loud, an interactive game show-style drag show that takes “Family Feud” to a whole new level, 8 p.m., Out Front Theatre Company, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318,

Pull out those flannels, union suits, skull caps, squeeze into your signature tight jeans and expect a hot log jam full of furry chests and faces, hot daddies, bears and their cubs. It’s time to come and warm up with “woods” men at The ManShaft Lumberjack Edition. DJ Eric kicks off the action from 9 – 11:30 p.m., DJ Diablo Rojo continues at 11:30 p.m. and DJ Neon the Glowgobear finishes from 1:30 – 3 a.m., Heretic Atlanta, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324,

Sunday, Feb. 25

Enjoy bubbles, mimosas, brunch bites and more at Midtown Brunchfest, 12:30 – 6 p.m., Park Tavern, 500 10th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309,

The sixth annual The Armory Reunion is today at Amsterdam Atlanta. Doors open at 2 p.m. with Armory memorabilia and food available from the menu. The official reception is at 3:30 p.m.with Armory music and jello shots, and the show starts at 5 p.m. Some of your favorite Armory faces will be performing such as Bubba Dee, Amber Divine, Nurse Holly and Tina Devore, Amsterdam Atlanta, 502 Amsterdam Ave. N.,E., Atlanta, GA 30306,

Come out to celebrate The Phillip Rush Center’s 10-year anniversary, connect with organizations that call the Rush Center “home” and learn about a variety of 2018 volunteer opportunities. 3 – 6 p.m., 1530 DeKalb Ave., Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307,

Monday, Feb. 26

Join advocates, directly impacted individuals and their family members and concerned citizens from around the state to promote criminal justice reform. You will have the opportunity to connect with other people who care, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Georgia Railroad Freight Depot, 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. S.E., Atlanta, GA 30312,

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Join the Rainbros Walk and Talk and meet folks in the community, 6 p.m., Piedmont Park, 14th Street entrance,

Wednesday, Feb. 28

The Atlanta Creative Panel Discussion: Black Creatives features photographer Chilly-O, healer Dr. Crystal Jones, YouTuber Tarek Ali, mixologist Tiffanie Barriere and agent Trévon Williams, 7 – 10 p.m., Post-Office Cowork, 86 Pryor St. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303,

Out On Film hosts a free screening of the acclaimed drama/musical “Saturday Church,” about a 14-year-old who runs away from home and encounters a vibrant transgender community, who take him to “Saturday Church,” a program for LGBTQ youth. 7 p.m., Rush Center Annex, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307,

The Race Conscious Parenting Collective is designed to support the ongoing development of white parents of white and multiracial children who are seeking to unlearn and dismantle white supremacy within their families, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities, 7:30 p.m. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307,

Thursday, March 1

LGBTQ Lobby Day will provide a free training on how to educate state legislators on the issues facing LGBTQ Georgians and what to do to be part of the solution. Following the training, attendees will have an opportunity to talk one-on-one or as part of a group with their representative in the House and Senate, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St., Atlanta, GA 30334,


Saturday, March 3

Atlanta Prime Timers meets today at 3 p.m., Phillip Rush Center Annex, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307,