Philly’s newest gay sports bar, Boxers PHL, and AIDS Law Project are taking a hint from Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus and hosting a fundraiser in the form of a bachelor auction. Taking place next Thursday, February 12th, the bar will put up to 16 local dudes on the auction block to raise money for AIDS Law Project, a “a nonprofit, public-interest law firm providing free legal assistance to people with HIV/AIDS and those affected by the epidemic.” The auction starts at 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 12th. There will be performances by Cherry Pop, Roxy VonFresh, Alana X Treme, Audrey Hoang Ai. There will also be $6 Stoli drink specials and over $1000 dollars in raffle prizes up for grabs. And of course there’s the lineup of sexy singles who you could take out on the town for the right price. Because I know you’re wondering, you can check out at least nine of the confirmed bachelors in the slideshow here. Thursday, February 12th, 8pm, free, Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut Street.
Newlyweds Mistor Fahrenheit and Lili StQueer are hosting their own Newlyweds game. Joining them are real-life couples Bev and Luke Grooms, Cory Wade and Maria TopCatt, and pals Eric Jaffe and Pissi Myles—all answering questions to see how well they know their partner. Thursday, February 12th, 9pm, free, Tavern On Camac, 243 South Camac Street.
Mimi Imfurst welcomes back a handful of queens who lost various seasons of Drag Wars to duke it out for the crown. I guess you could consider it an all-stars of sorts. Among those competing are Stephanie Chic, Emily Valentine, Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera, Sutton Fearce, and Champagne Showers. Thursday, February 12th, 10pm, free, Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James Street.
Let Liberty City Drag Kings and Burlesque set the mood with dinner, drinks, drag, burlesque, and dancing all in one night of fun and romance. Friday, February 13th, 6:30pm, $12-$75, Tabu Lounge, 200 South 12th Street.
Ten contestants from every season of Songbirds perform love songs in a charming, candle-lit setting. If you're really in the mood, swing for the $25 champagne service. Saturday, February 14th, 7pm, free, L'etage, 624 South 6th Street.
Wolfstryker Leather and Bike Stop are having their Mr. and Ms. Philadelphia Leather contest. Be a part of the audience for Valentine's Day and let your voice be heard on who should be bestowed with the leather sash. Don't forget your harness. Saturday, February 14th, 7pm, free, The Bike Stop, 206 South Quince Street.
Red means taken, yellow means open, and green means single. What color will you be wearing at the Stoplight party? The Icandy girls will be there to dance throughout the night and there are even drink specials that are color coordinated. Cover is reduced if you take part in the theme. Saturday, February 14th, 9pm, ICandy, 254 South 12th Street.
Performers and organizers from the queer-centric COLLAGE Festival host this anti-Valentine's "Cupid is Dead"-themed evening of cutting edge performances by some of Philly's most innovate (and jaded and bitter!) performance artists. Proceeds benefit the upcoming COLLAGE Festival. Saturday, February 14th, 8pm, $10, The Dive, 947 East Passyunk Avenue.