amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

“Find a Cause You Believe In!”

The Normal Heart honored at the Emmys


The Normal Heart Movie Poster

"We're going to … ask young people watching to become Larry Kramers -- to find a cause you believe in, that you will fight for, that you will die for,” said director Ryan Murphy in an impassioned acceptance speech at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, August 25. 

Murphy was accepting the award as director of the HBO television adaptation of Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning play The Normal Heart, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie.

Urging young people to engage in the fight against AIDS, Murphy said: “Go online. Look up amfAR. Look up the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.”

We urge you to heed Murphy’s call. The fight against AIDS is far from over and there are many ways you can get involved: