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On the first anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, roughly 100 Atlantans, frustrated by discriminatory treatment against LGBTQ people on local and national levels, began marching on Peachtree Street.
A3C—also known as Atlanta’s longest-running hip-hop festival—continues strong, celebrate the LGBTQ community at Atlanta Pride Festival, and jam out at Oakhurst Porchfest.
Atlanta Pride comes to Midtown, the Center for Puppetry Arts kicks off its annual Halloween favorite The Ghastly Dreadfuls, and Oakhurst turns into an all-day jam session.
Georgia remains one of 29 states without laws that specifically protect LGBT citizens against discrimination in the places where they live, the offices where they work, and the restaurants where they eat, says Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality.
Well, the huge event of the weekend is Atlanta Pride, the celebration that started in the 1970s and just keeps getting bigger and better. The 2013 massive list of events includes parties, performances, an artists market, a Eucharist service, Lady Gaga-inspired yoga, workshops, films, a car and motorcycle show, and, of course, one hell of a parade. Piedmont Park and environs. atlantapride.org