Holland Taylor Honored For HIV/AIDS Work

Posted on August 15, 2011 at 12:41 am

From HIV Plus Magazine

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holland high resTwo and A Half Men actress Holland Taylor will be honored for her long-standing support for social justice and HIV/AIDS at A Faire of the Heart, the annual fund raising gala of the Serra Project.

Taylor will receive the Aid for AIDS (AFA) Celebrity Trailblazer award for having shown a strong desire to make a difference and has given time, talent, and financial support for events such as Best in Drag Show, and as a celebrity judge to raise money for Aid for AIDS.

Others being honored are Barbara Lazaroff and W. David Hardy, M.D., who have significantly contributed in fields of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, hunger, and medical research. Lazaroff will receive the Alliance for Housing & Healing’s Visionary Award, for her work as an award-winning designer, restaurateur, author, and philanthropist. She has led the production of a cookbook for People Living with Aids/HIV and has been involved for a number of AIDS charities. Dr. Hardy will receive the Alliance Humanitarian Award. He holds positions within Cedars-Sinai and UCLA, has cared for persons with HIV since 1982 and has conducted research that has led to life-saving treatments for HIV since 1984. He has also served on the board of directors for a number of AIDS groups.

The event will be held on August 24 at Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.