While the Emmys didn’t end up becoming a huge night for LGBT content, one major exception was "The Normal Heart" winning best TV movie. Director Ryan Murphy used the opportunity as to call to arms for young people to find their inner-activists.
“We’re going to use the rest of our time 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 Murphy. “Go online. Look up amfAR. Look up the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.”
Watch the entire speech below: