WATCH: Judith Light Discusses Her Broadway Regimen, Dedication To LGBT Community

We could love Judith Light just for her body of work—from camp classics like Who’s The Boss and Ugly Betty to Tony-caliber stage work like Wit and Lombardi —but her tireless dedication to AIDS activism and the queer community (which goes far beyond the usual lip-service paid by celebrities) has made her one of our most beloved actors.

In the clip above, from a segment on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live, the Other Desert Cities star discusses why she’ll always stand by the gays.