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Judith Light Tweets On World AIDS Day: "Our Hearts Resonate With Remembrance Of Those We Lost"

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Today, December 1st is World AIDS Day.  Each year it as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.

Globally an estimated 34 million people have HIV.  More than 35 million people have died from the virus, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.   There is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.

So many of our favorite daytime stars past and present have rallied for the cause and been active in the fight against HIV/AIDS , but perhaps no one has been more involved with the LGBT movement and need for equality and the fight against AIDS than former One Life to Live and Dallas star, and current cast member of Amazon Prime’s amazing series, Transparent, Daytime Emmy and Tony winning actress Judith Light.

Today on this important day, Judith sent out this tweet:  “2day is World Aids Day.  So we connect 2 the whole world & recognize that we r 1 humanity.  Our hearts resonate w/ remembrance of those lost.”

Share your thoughts on” World AIDS Day, those who you have loved whose lives were cut short, and Judith’s powerful messaged tweet in the comment section below!

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Judith ROCKS!!!!

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Judith Light…as an openly gay man, I gotta tell ya’: You are A CLASS ACT and an A+ in my book!!!!! Judith, as far as I’m concerned, you (and your compassion for others) are making the world a better place. Thank you.

LOVE YA’!!!!!

Peace.

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Judith Light is such a nice lady jaybird, I am a proud gay man . Love my boyfriend so much and I love everyone who supports gay rights and world aids day. Judith you are a classy, sassy lady. I love you so much Judith. Jaybird always love your comments on this site. You have responded to my comments many times, and you are a nice man. peace.

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The number of people who have died from AIDS is the roughly the entire population of Canada. Imagine if all of the citizens of Canada were to disappear overnight– the world would noticed. However, those who died from AIDS did not die on mass, but one by one, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, children, slipped away, noticed only by those who loved them. We cannot afford to become complacence until a cure is found, so I applaud those who make the effort to keep this issue in the minds and hearts of everyone.

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Judith Light : Thank You, for your tireless affect in leading the march … you have shed so much LIGHT on hiv – aids

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‘Soap Opera Know-It-All’ Virtual Game Show Debuts

This week, the Michael Fairman Channel dropped the premiere episode of the first-ever virtual soap opera game show, Soap Opera Know-It-All.  

The game features four soap fans from around the country who test their knowledge against each other for prizes and the bragging rights to be the “Ultimate Know-It-All” come seasons end.

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With the coronavirus pandemic still among us and life not fully back to normal, the game show is produced and hosted by Michael Fairman that brought fans from different parts of the country together for the kick-off.  They are: Marni Ockene, Floyd Elwell, Nicholas Hess and Gina Patterson.

 

The game is played in two rounds, and the players receive points for each correct answer as they choose questions from 2 game board categories which are all soap operas; either primetime or daytime in a ‘Jeopardy’-like format.

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However, come the knock-out round we are left with two players who try to answer the final question from this week’s guest performer, The Young and the Restless‘, Sharon Case (Sharon).  If no one is eliminated, the game goes into “Sudden Death”.

On each new episode, different soap operas will be featured on the game board and/or in different amalgamations, plus you never know just which of your favorite soap stars might pop up!

Check out the premiere of “Soap Opera Know-It-All” below.  Then, let us know what you thought of it via the comment section below.

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Dallas and B&B Favorite, Patrick Duffy Finds Love Again at 71 with Actress Linda Purl

It’s never to late to fall in love again and Dallas star, Patrick Duffy (Ex-Bobby Ewing) is proof positive of that.  Duffy, who was married for 48 years to ballet dancer Carlyn Rosser till 2017, when she passed away due to cancer, has reconnected with Happy Days and motion picture and TV actress, Linda Purl whom he first met knew years ago.  Soap fans also remember Duffy’s turn from 2006-2011 on The Bold and the Beautiful as Stephen Logan.

According to PEOPLE and as it has turned out, the Covid-19 pandemic was actually the impetus for Duffy and Purl reconnecting after being casual friends for years, who had simply lost touched with one another..  However, during the Covid-19 lockdown, they happened to be on the same group text chain with other friends that eventually wound up with just the two of them chatting.

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Duffy shared,  “At that point, I loaded up my car and drove 20 hours and ended up on her doorstep just to see if it was real.  We haven’t been apart since.” He added, “I never thought for a minute this would happen again. I never thought I’d feel this way again.”

 

The actor who is going to be in the upcoming Lifetime holiday movie, People Presents: Once Upon a Main Street debuting on November 29th, noted on his relationship with Purl, that he know his beloved late wife would want him to be happy, expressing: “I  feel quite honestly, that it is keeping with the desires of my wife, the fact that we are intended to be happy.  So when it’s offered, think about it, do whatever you do, but don’t let it pass you up if it’s the right thing.”

So,  happy for Patrick that he has found love again after his enduring romance and life with his late wife? Comment below.

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Bradford Anderson, Melissa Fumero & Juan Pablo Di Pace To Appear In Virtual ‘Ballots Over Broadway’

Some of your favorites who have been in both daytime and primetime soaps will be participating in this Friday August 7th’s virtual event, “Ballot Over Broadway” to benefit Higher Heights for America and Field Team 6.

Look for General Hospital’s Bradford Anderson (Spinelli), and former Dallas and Fuller House star, Juan Pablo Di Pace (Ex-Nicolas Trevino, Dallas) to join the likes of Laura Benanti, Andre De Shields and so many more from Broadway, TV and Film in an intimate evening songs.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine and former One Life to Live star, Melissa Fumero (Amy and Ex-Adriana, respectively), will be speaking during the event.

Field Team 6 is a national volunteer army with a simple mission: Register Democrats. Save the world. By targeting places that need Democrats most, we aim to take the White House, flip the Senate, and expand our House majority.

Higher Heights is the only national organization providing Black women with a political home exclusively dedicated to harnessing their power to expand Black women’s elected representation and voting participation, and advance progressive policies.

The event kicks-off at 8PM PST/11 PM EST and to be able to view make sure to get your tickets or to donate by going to this link here.

So might you join the virtual event and watch Bradford, Melissa and Juan Pablo? Comment below.

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