Ronda Goldfein

30th Anniversary Happenings

Upcoming Happenings: October 11 – 30th Anniversary Celebration at Asian Arts Initiative October 26 – BOO! V @ BAHDEEBAHDU

Bridging Connections across the LGBT Community

AIDS Law Project Presents: Brian Sanders’ Multi-Experience Event | Sunday, Nov. 3rd

The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania is thrilled to invite its family and friends to attend Brian Sanders’ Multi-Experience Event, at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2040 Christian St., Philadelphia. “When Brian Sanders takes you into his world, you rarely know what kind of magical, outlandish, Tim Burton-meets-Cirque du Soleil-type place you might…

Motion for Preliminary Approval and Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement Motion for Preliminary Approval Memo in Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval [Proposed] Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement and Qualified Protective Order Goldfein Declaration Friedman Declaration Carson Declaration Berger Montague Resume Angeion Declaration

Public Accommodations Discrimination

Taxi company responsible for discriminatory conduct of its drivers In December of 2009, Mark Seaman kissed his male partner in a taxi and the driver ejected them both. Mr. Seaman filed a complaint with the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) against PHL Taxi alleging a violation of the Fair Practices Ordinance, which prohibits discrimination…

Justice Wikied: Working, walking, and running to end AIDS stigma

For almost 30 years we have been fighting discrimination against people living with HIV. Check out our Wikipedia page to see our latest victories: We’re proud of the work that we’ve done to challenge AIDS stigma and our goal is to get to zero – zero new infections, zero deaths, zero stigma – and Getting…

Justice Shielded: Crippling Money Judgment Averted Against Minor Child and Family Housing Crisis Alleviated

We represented a Liberian healthcare worker in an eviction claim after her 15 year-old son was named as the defendant. She had fallen behind on her rent because her work hours were diminished. She didn’t know where to turn for help. Representing tenants is not new to us, but we were particularly concerned that a…


The AIDS Law Project is proud to share the Philo Project’s video on tenants’ rights and eviction. This video, PHILLYTENANT.ORG: EVICTION, is a detailed explanation of the Philadelphia Municipal Court eviction process. The Philo Project, founded by Emmy Award winning Philadelphia television reporter Gerald Kolpan, offers Philadelphia-area non-profit organizations free video services. We thank Philo…

Case Updates

Justice Served After Chef and Fiancé Fired Due to HIV Status Click

Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme(February 22, 1944 – April 26, 2017)