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Friday, Oct. 3

The Center for Civil Human Rights presents a presentation on LGBT Rights in the USA and across the globe. Join panel moderator Cathy Woolard with special remarks by Dr. Ulrich Maly, the mayor of Nuremberg, Germany, for this event, $50, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The new Cirque du Soleil extravaganza, “Amaluna,” opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre,

7 Stages premieres the comedy/fantasy “The Doctor, the Devil and My Dad,” written by Suehya-El Attar, with Topher Payne in the cast, 8 p.m.,

Miss Gay USofA at Large 2014 at the World Famous Parliament House in Orlando, Fla.,

Blake’s hosts Glitter Bomb, 75 minutes of high-energy illusion, at 11 p.m.,

Traxx Girls night at My Sister’s Room offers drink specials, great music and lots of beautiful women, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday Oct. 5

The Protect Your Relationship with Legal Documents event is presented by Georgia Benefits Counsel, guiding LGBTQ couples on how to protect their relationships with important and necessary legal documents. LGBTQ couples in Georgia still need wills, financial powers of attorney and advance directives for health care at a minimum, which are provided by these clinics. 12 – 6 p.m., Phillip Rush Center,

Saturday, Oct. 4

It’s GA Voice day at Out On Film, with “Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank,” “Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy,” “Tiger Orange” and more on tap.

The Atlanta Gender Variations: Parents of gender variant/trans children support group meets in Atlanta from 2 – 4 p.m.,

ACLU of Georgia, Georgia Equality, Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, Gwinnett StoPP, Interfaith Children’s Movement and Lambda Legal in conjunction with the Dignity in Schools Campaign are holding a march and rally to raise awareness of harsh school discipline, 2-5 p.m., at 352 University Ave., Atlanta, GA 30310,

“Black and Poly,” a global non-profit founded by Ron Young, is dedicated to the education and support of individuals and families of color new to living and practicing the ethical form of non-monogamy called polyamory. The goal is to create a culturally rich and diverse environment, where all people can come together to socialize, learn, and share common interests related to polyamorous living. All ages are welcome (kids included). Join the group at Charis Books and More on the first Saturday of each month from 1:30-2:30 p.m.,

The Lesbian 50+ Potluck and Social is an opportunity for some tasty food and new friendships, 6 – 8 p.m., Phillip Rush Center,

“Let’s Make a Deal,” hosted by Ken, rounds up contestants tonight at Friends on Ponce, 6 – 10 p.m.,

Sunday, Oct. 5

Still up and need to dance? Come to Xion and hear beats by Gino Santos, 3 a.m.,

DJ Gino Santos spins at Xion in the early morning hours of Sunday,
DJ Gino Santos spins at Xion in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 5

A Bake Sale for Dad’s Garage, in our pajamas, is from 2-6 p.m. Hosted by Blast Off Burlesque and part of a campaign to raise money for Dad’s Garage to purchase an old church in the Old Fourth Ward. The bake sale will be at the Euclid Avenue Yacht Club,

The ninth annual ‘Same Love, Same Rights’ LGBT Wedding Expo in today, with dozens of gay-friendly exhibitors to help you and your fiancee plan the ceremony of your dreams. Free raffle giveaways and LGBT-planning tips & trends are on the table. 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Midtown,

The Victory Fund Atlanta Champagne Brunch is today at the Intercontinental Atlanta Buckhead, with Texas’s Mary Gonzalez speaking, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.,

It’s a writers in the round concert with Hannah Thomas, Jamie Lynn Vessels and Morgan Rowe. Doors open at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m., Eddie’s Attic,

Atlanta’s Angelica D’Paige and friends — including Brent Star and Destiny Brooks — purr up fun at Sex Kitten, with $5 burgers and Smirnoff cocktails, 8 p.m. at 10th and Piedmont, www.communitashospitality. com/10th-and-piedmont/promotions/Sex-Kitten-with-Angelica-DPaige

$2 well drinks are on tap all day and night at Sunday Funday at Bulldogs, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309

Monday, Oct. 6

The Atlanta PFLAG Support Group meets tonight, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta,

The Stars of the Century drag show is every Monday at Jungle, 10 p.m.,

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Atlanta Pride’s annual HIV/AIDS vigil remembers those we have lost in the AIDS pandemic. Co-sponsored by AID Atlanta, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and SOJOURN, 7 – 8 p.m., St. Mark United Methodist Church,

Sister Roma will be jo
Sister Roma will appear at a benefit for the MISTER Center, Lost-N-Found Youth and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence on Oct. 7 at Lips Atlanta.

Out and Proud – A Celebration brings together adult performers Michael Brandon, Scott Spears and Sister Roma to benefit The MISTER Center, Lost-n-Found Youth and the Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, 8 p.m., Lips-Atlanta,

Cockpit Atlanta is the home for YouTubesday ‘90s mix with VJ Ayem,

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Expect 78,002 pre-teen girls swarming the venue as Disney on Ice presents “Frozen” today through October 12, various times, Philips Arena,

Pets Are Loving Support (PALS) hosts Pride Bingo tonight, hosted by Bubba D. Licious, Jaye Lish and Edie Cheezburger, at 7:30 p.m. at Jungle,

Ruby Redd hosts bingo 8:30 p.m. at the Hideaway,

Join the W Atlanta Midtown as they gear up for Atlanta Pride in Altitude, the 27th floor ballroom, and partner with the Human Rights Campaign and the Atlanta Pride Committee. The event includes special performances by New York City’s multi-faceted dance-pop act Avan Lava opening for headlining DJ, J.D. Samson of Le Tigre and MEN. 8 p.m.,

Thursday, Oct. 9

Legendary Children and Out on Film present “For Filth! A Night of Queer Shorts,” dedicated to experimental cinema and all that is queer, southern, and crazy. 7-8:30 p.m., Landmark Midtown Art Cinema,,

Every Thursday is 3 Legged Cowboy Night with free dance lessons from 8 – 9 p.m. at the Heretic,

Phoenix of RuPaul’s Drag Race brings her sass to her Dancefloor Divas show, 11:30 p.m., Burkhart’s,

The Laughing Skull Lounge and ABear Comedy present Loud N Proud — LGBT Stand Up Comedy Showcase to benefit AID Atlanta. A showcase of Atlanta’s best LGBT comedians and an ally or two for a night of laughs for a good cause. Featuring Ian Aber, Brent Star, Julie Osborne, Gay Bob, Andrew Markle, Dulcé Sloan, Dan Immke and Caroline Schmitt. Tickets are $15 with 50 percent going to AID Atlanta. 10 p.m.. Laughing Skull Lounge,


Friday, Oct. 10

The Aquarium Party kicks off Pride weekend, 7 p.m.,

For the eight people not attending the Aquarium Party, there’s the Australian Pink Floyd Show at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre,
The official Atlanta Pride kick off after party with Grammy-nominated DJ Chris Cox begins at 11 p.m.,

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 – 12

Atlanta Pride Weekend returns to Piedmont Park,

Saturday, Oct. 11

Porn goddess and DJ Chi Chi LaRue visits BJ Roosters for the Jox Sox Cox event, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA, United States 30324

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Interested in reading or helping your child read diverse and age-appropriate feminist books? Join Charis for a celebration of and discussion about the Amelia Bloomer Project, a collaborative annual project by the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association, which creates an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18. Meet committee member Jennie Law and learn more about how the Task Force selects its winners. Anyone of any age who is interested in discussing what makes a book feminist and how to teach feminist values to children and teens is welcome to join. Jennie will have some free books to give away to families who attend. This is a Charis Circle Strong Families, Whole Children Program and the suggested donation is $5. 7:30 – 9 p.m.,

Sunday Oct. 19

The 24th annual AIDS Walk brings out thousands of people,