MON­DAY, SEPT. 18

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SAGE At­lanta’s bi-monthly meet­ings oc­cur from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the se­cond and fourth Thurs­day of each month, Phillip Rush Cen­ter An­nex, 1530 DeKalb Ave., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.rush­cen­ter­atl.org The At­lanta Jewish Film Fes­ti­val and Out On Film join forces to present the timely doc­u­men­tary “The Laven­dar Scare.” Shin­ing a light on a shame­ful chap­ter of Amer­i­can his­tory, “The Laven­der Scare” is the first in-depth ac­count of a ruth­less Cold War cam­paign to purge ho­mo­sex­u­als from the fed­eral gov­ern­ment. Di­rected by Emmy-win­ning “60 Min­utes” pro­ducer Josh Howard and based on the for­ma­tive book by his­to­rian David K. John­son, 7 p.m., fol­lowed by a Q&A with di­rec­tor Josh Howard and a re­cep­tion, Mid­town Art Cin­ema, 931 Mon­roe Drive, At­lanta, GA 30308, www.ajff.org Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing their own gen­der and as­pir­ing al­lies, pro­vid­ing a fa­cil­i­tated space to dis­cuss gen­der, rel­e­vant re­sources and ac­tivism around so­cial is­sues. 7 – 8:30 p.m., Charis Books and More, 1189 Eu­clid Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.charis­book­sand­more.com

TUES­DAY, SEPT. 21

Metro At­lanta As­so­ci­a­tion of Pro­fes­sion­als presents its My Point event tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. at Out Front The­atre Com­pany, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., At­lanta, GA 30318, www.out­frontthe­atre.com

FRI­DAY, SEPT. 22

The At­lanta Gay and Les­bian Cham­ber of Com­merce hosts its an­nual (black­tie op­tional) Com­mu­nity Awards Din­ner with a 6:30 p.m. re­cep­tion and the awards at 7:30 p.m., fol­lowed by a party. Win­ners will be an­nounced in a num­ber of cat­e­gories, in­clud­ing Busi­ness­man and Busi­ness­woman of the Year and Small Busi­ness of the Year, Westin At­lanta Buck­head, 3391 Peachtree Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30326, www.at­lanta­gay­cham­ber.org

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