Upcoming LGBT events

Wednesday, Dec. 14

CNN Dialogues presents “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender: Has More Openness Led to More Acceptance?” Hosted by Jane Velez-Mitchell, panel discussion features Robin Brand, LZ Granderson, Donna Rose and champion figure skater Johnny Weir. Admission $25. 7-8:30 p.m. at Grady High School Theater, 929 Charles Allen Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309.

Saturday, Dec. 17

The Atlanta Freedom Bands performs “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” featuring songs of Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice and more. 8-10 p.m. at Inman Middle School Auditorium, 774 Virginia Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306. www.atlantafreedombands.com.