The Youth Activist of the year accepts her award. Photographed above with Scotlund Haisley of In Defense of Animals (l) and Nathan Runkle (r).
Zoe Weil of the Intitute for Humane Education was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame. Photographed above with Nathan Runkle (l) and Alex Herschaft (r).
Rue McClanahan attends PETA's 21 anniversary party in 2001.
Also, Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary paid tribute to Rue McClanahan, who was an animal advocate and spoke out on issues such as veal and foie gras. Probably best known for her role as Blanche Devereaux on the TV series "Golden Girls," McClanahan passed away last month.
Top three photos © Doris Lin 2010, licensed to About.com, Inc. Photo of Rue McClanahan by Mario Tama / Getty Images.
- If You've Got Milk, You've Got Veal
- Vegan Potluck with Anthony Marr
- Animal Rights National Conferece official site
- Institute for Humane Education official site