Elizabeth Taylor Was ‘Tickled Pink’ To Be Honored For Her Activism

Know what’s so wonderful about Elizabeth Taylor’s speech at GLAAD’s 11th annual Media Awards in Los Angeles? It’s that she didn’t just get on stage and make a verbal commitment to our community. She got out there and did something about it. “Worse than the virus [HIV], there was the terrible discrimination and prejudice that left in its wake. Suddenly it made gay people stop being human beings and started becoming the enemy. I knew that somebody had to do something.”