Weekend Roundup

The ultimate LGBT guide

Friday, Sept. 21

Courtesy of Lynn Wilson

The AIDS Walk kicks off with a special presentation in Rittenhouse Square (11 a.m.) documenting the last 30 years of the disease. Read all about it here.

Lynn Wilson exhibits her collages at Gleaner’s Cafe Gallery (5:30 p.m.).

Yikes celebrates its LEED Platinum status during an unveiling ceremony (5:30 p.m.) at their headquarters on East Girard Ave. The owners of the web design firm are featured in the current fall issue of G Philly.

Pancakes 4 Supper benefits the Philly Trans March (6 p.m.) at Sam’s Morning Glory Diner.

Gender EDGE presents “an evening of bleeding ears” (7 p.m.) at the Turnerdome with bands Sex Gender, Hivebent, Heather Holepuncher and Ex by V.

The Voice contestants Tony Vincent and Juliet Simms perform at Parx Casino (8 p.m.).

The Shortbus Sisters go back to school (10 p.m.) at Tabu with drag performances by Satine Harlow, Navaya Shay, Cherry Pop, Misty Maven and Omyra Lynn.

September Stimulus celebrates with the Second Annual Back 2 School party (10 p.m.) at Shampoo. There’s even an under 21 lounge.

DJ Deejay spins BBG vs. KKR at Sisters (10 p.m.).

Saturday, Sept. 22

It’s Family Play Day at the William Way (10 a.m.) with wildlife experts from the Philadelphia Zoo. Join Philadelphia Family Pride for the fun, free and educational event for kids of all ages.

PhilaVentures tours Philly’s fountains (1 p.m.) during a four-mile walk kicking off in the lobby of the William Way. Contact Hal to RSVP: tarrhal@yahoo.com

Trans United for Obama and the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club host a T Party at Brian Sims’ campaign office (3 p.m.). Guests will be able to register to vote and find out about voter IDs.

Mt. Airy Art Garage hosts its Third Annual Art Auction Gala (6 p.m.) with works by dozens of well-known and emerging artists.

Ed Rendell is the guest speaker at CPL’s Leading Pennsylvania (7:30 p.m.) at the Ethical Society.

Penn Jersey Roller Derby‘s Dishonor Roll try to defend their 2011 championship against Sadistic Sweethearts (8 p.m.) at Carman Gardens.

Sugar Town presents Scream Club, Nicky Click, Rachel Tension and DJ Kit (9 p.m.) at Tabu.

The Bike Stop hosts Pec (9 p.m.), a shirtless dance party breast cancer benefit for Pennsylvania Hospital of Oncology and Hematology with DJ Robert Drake.

Pulse Events presents an 80s and 90s Bash (10 p.m.) at Smokin’ Betty’s. Dress in your best retro gear to take home prizes.

Joey Josephs does Judy Garland live at the Beagle Tavern (10 p.m.).

Sunday, Sept. 23

Go on a Congregation Crawl with Out and Faithful (11 a.m.). The William Way tours some of the most LGBT-friendly churches in the city, including a trip to historic Christ Church in Old City. Please RSVP to Candice: cthompson@waygay.org

Spend the evening with Christine Quinn (6 p.m.), New York City’s out council speaker, at Union Hall.

It’s the encore of the Big Gay Boat Party (6 p.m.) on the Moshulu with a drag performance by Lady Poison and a playlist by DJ Deejay during the last boat party of the summer.

Planning an LGBT-friendly event? Tell us about it: nmcdonald@phillymag.com