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July 16, 2013

He tells GSN: 'I'm baffled that some people don't even know what amfAR is'

Cheyenne Jackson showed up at LA's Outfest film festival on Sunday to help remind people - especially young people - that there is still no cure for AIDS.

'It's insane. Too many people don't know what's going on,' the Tony Award nominee told Gay Star News following a screening of the documentary The Battle for amfAR.

October 25, 2012

Estate for late actress and AIDS activist earns $210 million

Back in 1961, Elizabeth Taylor became the first star to be paid $1 million to star in a movie when she signed up to do Cleoptra.

Now, 18 months after the legendary star's death, she is still earning big bucks.

Forbes magazine reported Thursday (25 October) that Taylor's estate earned $210 million in the past 12 months surpassing the $145 million earned by the estate of her close friend Michael Jackson.

April 23, 2012

Movie comeback for bisexual actress will focus on Taylor's relationship with Richard Burton

Lindsay Lohan, who once starred in such box office hits as Mean Girls and Freaky Friday, has spent more time in a courtroom than on a movie set in recent years.

But it was announced on Monday (23 April) that bisexual actress Lohan has been signed to portray one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history: Elizabeth Taylor.

Lohan will star as Taylor on Liz & Dick for Lifetime television in a film that will begin production in Los Angeles in June.

December 15, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor jewelry collection sells for record $115 million and part of the proceeds go to the late star's AIDS foundation

When Richard Burton was married to Elizabeth Taylor - and he was twice - he often showered the great star with jewels.

More than 35 years after their second divorce, those jewels brought in staggering amounts at auction including more than $11.8 million for a pearl, diamond and ruby necklace necklace and more than $8.8 million for a diamond ring.

These were two of the two items from Taylor's celebrated jewlery collection that took in a record-setting $115.9 million this week during the first day of a sale at Christie's Auction House in New York.

December 13, 2011

Part of the proceeds from auction of Elizabeth Taylor jewels will go to her AIDS Foundation

Elizabeth Taylor may have died in March, but she is still raising money for the cause she dedicated the final decades of her life to.

Part of the proceeds from Tuesday night's sale at Christie's Auction House in New York of her famous jewelry - including a 33.19-carat diamond ring given to her by Richard Burton - will go to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.