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Atlanta Pride: Stonewall Month Events

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Stonewall Month commemorates the Stonewall Riots that took place in NYC in 1969.

Beginning June 5th, there are month-long events happening throughout Atlanta.  For a complete schedule, go to Stonewall Month.  Some events are free and some have a fee. 

June 5
Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & Now I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters book discussion (Part 1 of 3) – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, 30307  

June 6
Dine With PRIDE -  Doc Chey’s Noodle House (Emory Village) Dine Out for Pride Wednesday Nights in June.  A portion of dine-in & take-out dinner sales will be donated back to APC.  1556 N. Decatur Rd. Atlanta, 30307. 404-378-8188. doccheys.com

June 11
“Legalize Gay” screening – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Out on Film, the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, and Atlanta Pride Committee,Inc.Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, 931 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta, 30308  

June 12
Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & NowI Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Lettersbook discussion (Part 2 of 3) – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, 30307  

June 13
Dine With PRIDE - Osteria 832 Pasta & Pizza (Virginia Highland) Dine Out for Pride Wednesday Nights in June.  A portion of dine-in & take-out dinner sales will be donated back to APC.  832 N. Highland Ave. Atlanta, 30306.  404-897-1414. osteria832.com

June 15
“Stonewall Uprising” screening – 7:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Drive, Atlanta, 30307  

June 16
“Examining What We Have & Where It Can Take Us” is a poetry workshop that will be led by Pushcart Prize nominee Dustin Brookshire.  Workshop participants will bring in one “finished” poem or a poem in progress for a semi traditional workshop experience and embrace the words of Ellen Bryant Voigt, “It’s all a draft until you die.”  Then the poets will participate in a generative exercise! The workshop is free and open to all; it will be held at The Phillip Rush Center. 
Time: 2pm – 4pm    Please register by sending an email to Dustin Brookshire at dustinvbrookshire@gmail.com.  

Fifteenth Annual East Point Possums Show to benefit the Phillip Rush Center – 7:00 p.m. Presented by the East Point Possums The Commons, 2727 East Point Street, East Point, 30304     

June 19
Taking Pride in World Refugee Day Event – 7:30pm Co-sponsored by Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta, 30307  

Bayard Rustin Centennial: Lessons Learned – Then & Now I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters book discussion (Part 3 of 3) – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, 30307  

June 20
Dine With PRIDE -  Doc Chey’s Noodle House (Grant Park) Dine Out for Pride Wednesday Nights in June.  A portion of dine-in & take-out dinner sales will be donated back to APC.  563 Memorial Dr. Atlanta, GA 30312. 404-688-4238. doccheys.com  

LGBT Health Insurance Event – 7:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Health Initiative and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta, 30307  

June 22
Pride Seder – 7:00 p.m. Presented by Congregation Bet Haverim Central Congregational Church, 2676 Clairmont Road NE, Atlanta, 30329  

Eight Annual Evening for Equality – 7:00 p.m. Presented by Georgia Equality Twelve Hotel at Atlantic Station  

June 23
Pride Run – 8:00 a.m. Co-sponsored by Front Runners and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Piedmont Park Sign up! http://www.eteamz.com/frontrunnersatlanta/news/index.cfm?cat=542061   

Augusta Pride – Parade- 10:00 a.m.;  Festival-11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Presented by Augusta Pride Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street, Augusta, 30901      

June 27  
Dine With PRIDE -  Doc Chey’s Noodle House (Morningside/Va-Hi) Dine Out for Pride Wednesday Nights in June.  A portion of dine-in & take-out dinner sales will be donated back to APC.  1424 N. Highland Ave. Atlanta, 30306. 404-888-0777.  doccheys.com    

Out in the Stands at Turner Field: Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks – 7:00 p.m. Presented by the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation and the Atlanta Braves Turner Field, 755 Hank Aaron Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 – Tickets can be purchased by calling 404-614-1325 or email stacey.nicely@braves.com to obtain the order form.  

June 29
Sinclair Sexsmith: Radical queer masculinity and body confidence workshop – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307  

June 30
Third Annual Sylvia Rivera Community Event: Fellowship, food, and a panel discussion with Trans community members – 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Juxtaposed Center for Transformation, TILTT (Transgender Individuals Living Their Truth), and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta, 30307   

Sinclair Sexsmith: Readings from Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica and discussion of tips to unleash your inner erotic voice – 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle and Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc. Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, 30307  

July 1 – Bonus Event
Queer Childrens’ Story Hour – (call Charis for more info: 404.524.0304) Presented by Charis Books and More/Charis Circle Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, 30307

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