SUN­DAY, SEPT. 18

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

“Lit­tle Men,” Tara The­atre The Pianos for Peace Mu­sic Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues through Sun­day at var­i­ous At­lanta lo­ca­tions, www.PianosForPeace.org

SATUR­DAY, SEPT. 17

The At­lanta LGBTQ Fam­ily Expo is a free one-day con­fer­ence at Fam­i­lies First in down­town At­lanta that brings to­gether many pro­fes­sion­als in­volved in LGBTQ Fam­ily Build­ing (adding kids to your fam­ily). Reg­is­tra­tion is cur­rently open and re­quired for all at­ten­dees, at­lantalgb­t­expo. wixsite.com/event The Out of the Closet Thrift Store, ben­e­fit­ing AIDS Health­care Foun­da­tion, opens to­day at 10 a.m., www.out­ofthe­closet.org Join At­lanta Pride for a spe­cial Stride Into Pride with the Sips n Strokes Toco Hills fam­ily. Book an ap­point­ment to come and paint and bring some friends. A por­tion of each reg­is­tra­tion is do­nated to keep Pride free. You must regis­ter in ad­vance to at­tend or call Jo at 678-516-7084 or 404-901-1099 to sign up di­rectly. The cost is $45, 6:30 p.m., 3019 North Druid Hills Road NE, At­lanta, GA 30329 En­joy GRR N Stuff with DJ Marc J Cubs from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. tonight at the At­lanta Ea­gle, www.face­book.com/ events/325425951138976

SUN­DAY, SEPT. 18

DJ Phil Ro­mano spins at Xion At­lanta, 3 a.m, www.face­book.com/ events/1400347370272386/ The PFLAG sup­port group for par­ents and fam­i­lies of LGBTQ chil­dren meets from 2:30 - 4 p.m. to­day at Spir­i­tual Liv­ing Cen­ter of At­lanta, 1730 North­east Ex­press­way, NE At­lanta, GA 30329 As sum­mer winds down, come out for the Lambda Le­gal in At­lanta fundrais­ing event to­day to help the or­ga­ni­za­tion raise money, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Wim­bish House, www.face­book.com/ events/714523905353358/ En­joy free pool and ro­tat­ing DJs at Bull­dogs, 893 Peachtree St., At­lanta, GA 30309

MON­DAY, SEPT. 19

Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing their own gen­der, and aspiring al­lies. Charis pro­vides a fa­cil­i­tated space to dis­cuss gen­der, rel­e­vant re­sources and ac­tivism around so­cial is­sues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to con­sider your own gen­der in a tran­sient world. This is a project of the Fem­i­nist Out­lawz and is co-spon­sored by Charis Cir­cle’s Strong Fam­i­lies, Whole Chil­dren, 7 – 8:30 p.m., www.charis­book­sand­more.com

TUES­DAY, SEPT. 20

Do you want to read books by amaz­ing black women writ­ers? Do you want to dis­cuss works from a black fem­i­nist per­spec­tive? Then the Black Fem­i­nist Book Club is for you. Charis Cir­cle board chair Su­sana Mor­ris will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor of this group. This is a Charis Cir­cle From Mar­gin to Cen­ter lit­er­ary event and the sug­gested do­na­tion is $5. Septem­ber’s book is “Wench” by Dolen Perkins-Valdez. 7 – 9 p.m., Charis

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