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CON­TIN­UED FROM PAGE At­lanta United is hold­ing an LGBTthemed Unity Night dur­ing its match against Port­land to­day. The event in­cludes a pregame tail­gate party and rain­bow flags with ticket pur­chase. The tail­gat­ing be­gins at noon and the game at Mercedes Ac­tor’s Ex­press’ ver­sion of the les­bian-themed “The Color Pur­ple,” the mu­si­cal based on Alice Walker's book run­ning through July 29. Catch Ac­tor’s Ex­press’ ver­sion of the les­bian-themed “The Color Pur­ple,” the mu­si­cal based on Alice Walker's book run­ning through July 29. SAGE At­lanta’s bi-monthly meet­ings oc­cur from 10:30am–1pm on the sec­ond and fourth Thurs­day of each month. In part­ner­ship with At­lanta Con­tem­po­rary's sig­na­ture pro­gram Con­tem­po­rary Cock­tails night, WUSSY will be re­leas­ing Vol­ume 4 of its bou­tique, quar­terly queer arts mag­a­zine, fea­tur­ing exclusives with Amanda Le­pore, Big Dip­per, Lucy Stoole, Miz Cracker, Asia O'Hara from “RuPaul's Drag Race,” Will Sheri­dan, ATL's own Bitch Pud­din' of The Boulet Broth­ers Drag­ula, and more. Get your photo taken for the an­nual WUSSY year­book and come dressed in Out On Film and the At­lanta Pride Com­mit­tee present “The Wound” for Stonewall Month. “The Wound” is an ex­plo­ration of tra­di­tion and sex­u­al­ity set amid South Africa's Xhosa cul­ture. Ev­ery year, the tribe's young men are brought to the moun­tains of the East­ern Cape to par­tic­i­pate in an an­cient coming-of-age ri­tual. Xolani, a quiet and sen­si­tive fac­tory worker (played by openly gay mu­si­cian Nakhane Touré), is as­signed to guide Kwanda, a city boy from Jo­han­nes­burg sent by his fa­ther to be tough­ened up, through this rite of pas­sage into man­hood. Do you want to read books by amaz­ing Black women writ­ers? Do you want to dis­cuss works from a Black fem­i­nist per­spec­tive in a fem­i­nist book­store? Then the Black Fem­i­nist Book Club is for you. This month's book is “Wel­come to Lagos” by Chi­bundu Onuzo.

Catch within the LGBTQ com­mu­nity of color, and ex­plores a drug epi­demic that is af­fect­ing the lives of Black and Latino gay mil­len­ni­als at an alarm­ing rate. Di­rected by film­maker Micheal Rice, “parTy boi” is deftly crafted to spark debate and ed­u­cate...

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