AIDS Law Project

The Last Supper collection of Spike and Gary:

From 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 19, a silent auction of the Last Supper art collection of Gary Bailey and David “Spike” Bertugli will be held at the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia. The party will honor the memory and legacy of two brilliant, dynamic men who both died of…

The dogs of Spike and Gary:

Silent auction June 2 to benefit AIDS Law Project View Event Photos A dog-themed fundraising event Friday, June 2, will honor the memory and legacy of two brilliant, dynamic men, a gay couple living in Philadelphia. Both were 48 when they died of AIDS – David “Spike” Bertugli in April 1997, Gary Bailey three years…

35th Anniversary Brunch

We areturning 35 and it’s time to celebrate! Join us for brunch on Jan. 22, 2023 from 12 -3 p.m.  Enjoy a delicious menu by 12th Street Catering with specialty cocktails and mocktails. Special performance by Brian Sanders’ Junk. Purchase Tickets, Become a Sponsor, Cannot attend but would like to donate

2022 Holiday Card

2022 – Holiday Card

2021 Holiday Card

Justice Housed: A woman and her dog

The 50-year-old woman living with HIV was on the brink of homelessness. “Betty” had been subletting a room in West Philadelphia from a friend who was not paying the landlord. The landlord got a judgment against the friend, who left before being evicted.Having used her Social Security disability benefits to pay the rent, Betty couldn’t…

Justice brought home

Early this year, we told you of how we restored home health care to a double amputee who was dependent on in-home care. Months later, insurance companies are still cutting back on home care – but the AIDS Law Project remains vigilant.

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and Brian Sanders’ Junk Present: Rub Harder

Justice Bugged: 79-year-old client gets a reprieve

They say not to let the bedbugs bite, but a longtime client contacted us after learning that his landlord would not renew his lease due to a bedbug infestation and an unauthorized occupant. The client, who is almost 80 years old, loved his Philadelphia apartment located near his doctors and friends. He didn’t want to…

Justice Escalated: Constitution requires payment on appeal

Last September, a Delaware County woman informed the Social Security Administration (SSA) that she was expecting $14,000 in a personal injury settlement. She told them about it again during an annual eligibility review in January. She also explained she spent the settlement money and was still eligible for her monthly disability payment.She got a response…