GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS
Foundation on Tuesday released a new PSA on HIV titled Let's
Finish What We Started.
The 30-second spot features footage
from Elizabeth Taylor's historic speech at the 1992 Freddie Mercury
Tribute Concert. Mercury, best known as the lead vocalist and
songwriter of the rock band Queen, died of complications related to
In the ad, Whoopi Goldberg tells
viewers she wants to show them something.
“Each day around the world 5,000
people are infected with HIV,” Taylor is seen telling a packed
“That was over two decades ago,”
Bebe Neuwirth says.
“We've come a long way in the science
and treatment of HIV,” Meredith Vieira starts, “but the disease
hasn't gone away,” Michael Emerson finishes.
“So, why aren't we talking about it?”
Tituss Burgess asks.
“Today, we have the tools to make HIV
history,” Jonathan Groff says.
“Let's finish what we started,”
“Because the world needs you to
live,” Taylor adds.