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Ev­ery Thurs­day night is game and trivia night at My Sis­ter’s Room, with doors opening at 6 p.m., www.my­sis­ter­sroom.com Join Charis Books in wel­com­ing Tabias Ola­jua­won Wil­son, au­thor of “God­less Cir­cum­ci­sions,” a witty and force­ful study of race, sex and pol­i­tics in con­tem­po­rary cul­ture. Per­sonal and po­etic, th­ese es­says, po­ems and bi­o­graph­i­cal trysts dis­robe is­sues cen­tral to the black, queer and work­ing class ex­is­tences. Wil­son speaks flu­ently — fluc­tu­at­ing be­tween aca­demic author­ity, queer griot and mat­terof-fact hon­esty — to is­sues of racial-sex­ual ter­ror; mas­cu­line anx­i­ety; how black men learn the erotic, sex and vul­ner­a­bil­ity; the stereo­types of black and blaqueer peo­ple in the United States. 7:30 – 9 p.m., www.charis­book­sand­more.com

FRI­DAY JUNE 24 – SATUR­DAY, JUNE 25

Sto­ries of the com­plex re­la­tion­ships be­tween fa­thers and sons re­turns to the stage in three per­for­mances of “The Story of U.S.” by the At­lanta Gay Men’s Cho­rus, with an 8 p.m. show tonight and a 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. show Satur­day, Druid Hills Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1026 Ponce De Leon Ave., At­lanta, GA 30306

FRI­DAY, JUNE 24 - SUN­DAY, JUNE 26

South­ern Fried Queer Pride (SFQP) a queer and trans Pride fes­ti­val in At­lanta cel­e­brat­ing the ro­bust and vivid South­ern queer com­mu­ni­ties that ex­ist amidst the Bi­ble Belt and the Deep South. SFQP aims to pro­vide a week­end of full-fla­vored com­mu­nity and in­ter­sec­tion­al­ity, with­out all the cor­po­rate and cap­i­tal­ist ad­di­tives that taint mod­ern-day Pride fes­ti­vals across the na­tion, south­ern­friedqueer­pride.com is

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