Soap Operas and AIDS: From Tragedies to Triumph
Rev. Andrew Carpenter Brings The AIDS Quilt to Llanview on One Life to Live, 1992
The homophobia gay teen Billy Douglas (Ryan Phillippe) experienced in the fictional town of Llanview, PA on One Life to Live caused Rev. Andrew Carpenter (Wortham Christopher)—who had been falsely accused of molesting the boy by Marty Saybrooke (Susan Haskell)—to stand up and fight against ignorance and intolerance by bringing the famed AIDS Quilt to Llanview.