Monday, Dec. 12
Writing with Intent is a facilitated discussion group for authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.
Enjoy a holiday sing along with pianist David Reeb from 7 p.m. to midnight at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.
Niesha Dupree’s Stars of the Century takes the stage at 11 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.
Tuesday, Dec. 13
Enjoy a Business Builder Luncheon with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Brio Tuscan Grille, 2964 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30306, www.atlantagaychamber.org.
The Decatur Women’s League continues with basketball every Tuesday with games at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. at Decatur First United Methodist Church, 300 East Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030, www.decaturwomenssportsleague.info.
Augusta LGBT social group OUTlandish hosts its third annual holiday party. 7-10:30 p.m. at The Partridge Inn, 2110 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904, www.showclix.com/event/OUTholiday3.
Watch “Glee” on the big screens at 8 p.m. at Amsterdam, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com.
Catch the movie “Elf” at 9 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.
Wednesday, Dec. 14
“Babes in Toyland” is the theme for this month’s PALS Bingo, hosted by Bubba D. Licious. The popular event raises money for PALS, which helps people with HIV and other health conditions keep their pets. Doors open 6 p.m.; first ball called at 7:45 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.palsatlanta.org.
East Side Pride relaxes with Yoga and Wine, featuring a beginners’ class and casual wine and cheese meet-and-greet. 6-8 p.m. at Yoga with Molly Studio, 267 North Clarendon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079, www.eastsidepridenews.blogspot.com.
CNN Dialogues presents “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender: Has More Openness Led to More Acceptance?” Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, panel discussion features Robin Brand, LZ Granderson, Donna Rose and champion figure skater Johnny Weir (See story, Page 13). Admission $25. 7-8:30 p.m. at Grady High School Theater, 929 Charles Allen Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309.
Charis holds a discussion to share ideas and learn more about the planned Charis Feminist Center. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.
Missy and Jack Daddi host Karaoke every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta.
Thursday, Dec. 15
Barry Brandon presents “In My Own Words,” his story of surviving multiple open-heart surgeries, through spoken word, improvisation and song. Proceeds benefit his Hold Me in Your Heart Foundation, which helps families impacted by heart problems. 7:30-10:30 p.m. at The Highland Ballroom, 644 North Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306. www.facebook.com/BarryBrandon.
GaySavannah.com hosts a Holiday Night OUT. 6:30 – 10 p.m. at The Dresser Palmer House, 211 East Gaston Street, Savannah, GA 31041, www.gaysavannah.com.
MEGA Family Project hosts a Waiting for the Stork support group for LGBT prospective partents, as well as its Coming Out Group for adults. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.megafamilyproject.org.
Enjoy an open “no mic” night as Cliterati wows you with spoken word poets, this month featuring Megan Volpert. 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com.
Each Thursday in December, catch “The Unexpected Cabaret” featuring Celeste Holmes, Envy Van Michaels, Jaye Lish, Dylan Michael and Jasmine Antoinette. 11 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.
Friday, Dec. 16
“Fire,” a film about love between women in modern India, screens at the Third Friday Film Series. Suggested donation $1-$10 sliding scale. Films start at 7:30 p.m. at First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.
Cyberaver presents “White Out Christmas,” with cover only $2 in Christmas-themed, all white, red and white, green and white, or silver and white clothes. 11 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.
Drag Race competition continues on the first and third Friday through Jan. 13 at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.
Stripped is a new burlesque-style review starring Destiny Brooks, Heather Daniels, Jasmine Antoinette, Monica VanPelt and Iysis Dupree. Every Friday at 11 p.m. at the New LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Rd., Marietta, GA 30067, www.thenewlebuzz.com.