Marietta bar hosts special fundraiser for AID Atlanta
Shay Youngblood brings “Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery” to Horizon Theatre
Although no longer an Atlantan, lesbian playwright and author Shay Youngblood considers the city her second home and is excited to return here for Horizon Theatre’s remount of her signature play “Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery.”
Youngblood was born in Columbus, Ga., and graduated from Clark-Atlanta University. She held various jobs around town, but Charis Books & More proved to be a stepping stone.
Youngblood worked at the now 35-year-old feminist bookstore for a year, beginning when she was only 19, and was persuaded to hold her first public reading there. That event gave her confidence and the drive to move on.
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A new reality show about LA lesbians looks to fill the void left by the groundbreaking series.
A funny faux-historical documentary and two films with compelling characters bring LGBT themes to the Midtown Art Cinema tonight.