LGBTQ Atlanta Best Bets for May 26 – June 7

Monday, June 4

Trans and Friends is a youth-focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies, providing a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.

Charis Books and More


The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets today.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta


Out On Film & the Atlanta Pride Committee present “Raising Zoey,” a screening for Stonewall Month. In the film, a 13 year-old trans activist Zoey Luna wants nothing more than to simply go to school, learn, and have fun with her friends in Downey, CA. Unfortunately, ignorance and intolerance have not always made this easy. With the help of her mother Ofella, her oldest sister Leticia and the ACLU, Zoey fought school officials for her right to self-identity in school.

Phillip Rush Center Annex


Tuesday, June 5

Make your lunch break a networking opportunity and connect with business professionals, small business owners, and community sponsors to expand your circle of influence and grow your business at Connecting Atlanta, a networking lunch by MAAP (Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals). The event is limited to 20 participants. Please pre-register by emailing

Egg Harbor Café
First Tuesday of every month, 


Wednesday, June 6

Thad Stevens hosts Karaoke Night with no cover and all sorts of food and drink specials.

My Sister’s Room


Thursday, June 7

Building on the activist tradition of consciousness-raising groups, each month Charis Books and More invites community members to join The Personal is Political: Feminist Vent to talk about personal or societal issues they are trying to deconstruct. The group will use intersectional feminist strategies as tools to talk through these issues.

Charis Books



Friday, June 8

Vice President Biden is bringing his American Promise Tour, a series of conversations that will go beyond the 24-hour news cycle and 280-character arguments to connect friends and neighbors around the topics that matter most, to the ATL. Biden will discuss his New York Times bestselling memoir, “Promise Me Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose.” He will reveal the big political moments of his career, the life-altering choices he made, and the key traits that have helped him persevere through challenges. He will share how the loss of his son Beau tested his resolve, and how he is finding new purpose in a time of uncertainty. See their Facebook event for more details.
Atlanta Symphony Hall


Saturday, June 9

Get your Scream Machine on today at Out in the Park at Six Flags Over Georgia. Enjoy a day of fun and rides with an exclusive all-you-can-eat meal at JB’s Sports Bar and Grill with unlimited beer and wine. See their Facebook event for more details.

Six Flags


The Armorettes present Miss Barfly Pageant OTP with proceeds benefiting Living Room.



Sunday, June 10

The Baton Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a screening of “The Rape of Recy Taylor” today. The film recounts the harrowing story of Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her white rapists after a brutal sexual assault, and the NAACP’s chief rape investigator, a woman named Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice. This event is free and open to the public.

101 Auburn Avenue NE


Wednesday, June 13

Join President Bill Clinton for a live wide-ranging conversation as he offers candid insights into the process and research behind the novel, as well as the timely and alarming issues it raises about our world today. VIP tickets include a signed hardcover copy of “The President is Missing,” a photo opportunity with Clinton, and reserved premium seating.

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre


Thursday, June 14

SAGE Atlanta is holding another meeting today.

10:30am–1pm, second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Phillip Rush Center Annex

Friday, June 15

From noted (and out) director Bruce LaBruce comes the lesbian-themed “The Misandrists.” When an injured male leftist on the run discovers the remote stronghold of the Female Liberation Army — a radical feminist terrorist group whose mission is to usher in a female world order — one of the members takes pity on him and hides him in the basement. However, the man in the basement is just one of many secrets threatening to disrupt the FLA’s mission from within.

Plaza Atlanta Theatre
Various showtimes