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My Bloody Shirt: Revisiting My 1992 Gaybashing After Jussie Smollett
, Guest Writer
I know the reality of antigay violence personally, because a 30-year-old shirt reminds me.
Matthew Shepard's Memorial Attended By More Than 2,000 People
The 21-year-old's ashes are now interred at the Washington National Cathedral.
Matthew Shepard Will Be Laid To Rest 20 Years After His Brutal Murder
By Lisa Lambert, Reuters
Shepard's ashes will be interred Friday at the Washington National Cathedral.
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Matthew Shepard's Personal Objects Will Be Donated To The Smithsonian
Judy and Dennis Shepard will donate their son's photos, notebooks and more Oct. 25.
Why Matthew Shepard's Murder Still Haunts Wyoming After 20 Years
By Mead Gruver, AP
The memory of the anti-gay hate crime remains even as LGBTQ acceptance has advanced in the state.
Matthew Shepard Will Be Laid To Rest At Washington National Cathedral
Curtis M. Wong
The Shepard family called the site the "perfect" place for their son's ashes 20 years after his death.
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How The Legacy Of Matthew Shepard Is Shaping The Pulse Nightclub Memorial
James Michael Nichols
The lack of a memorial for Shepard's 1998 death in Wyoming "solidified the mission" for a Pulse memorial, nightclub owner Barbara Poma said.
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19 Years After Our Son Matthew Shepard's Murder, We Stand Stronger Than Ever
, Guest Writer
The policies the current administration is trying to impose on the country are a direct assault on our community.
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Sen. Mike Enzi: A Guy Who Wears A Tutu To A Bar 'Kind Of Asks For It'
The Wyoming senator was speaking to a group of high school and middle school students.
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A Farm Boy Meets His Prince In A Beautiful New Children’s Book
James Michael Nichols
"If you don't see yourself in stories, you don't see yourself in the world."
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If 'Fags' Really Can 'Doom Nations,' Then We'd Better Get To Work
This queer man is ready to destroy America as we know it.
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Man First To Face Prosecution Under Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act
For the first time since its passage in 2009, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act has been
Matthew Shepard's Mother Has A Chilling Warning For America About Trump
“I’ve seen what can happen as the result of hate."
Why Matthew Shepard's Murder Is Still Relevant 18 Years Later
On October 6, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student, was brutally attacked in an anti-gay hate crime
Matthew Shepard, On My Mind
There's a lot to talk about when it comes to Mike Pence. We've already spent thirteen months talking about Donald Trump. What we're forgetting, however, is that there are stories to be told, and that our country is nothing without them. I won't let Matthew Shepard be forgotten.
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Mike Pence: Even More Extreme Than Donald Trump
Seattle-based writer & storyteller
So what’s so bad about Mike Pence? Just "ask the gays."
An Open Letter to the Queer Community (and the Straight World We Live In)
Derrick De Lise
This is not about them. This is about victims--and they should not be talked about in the abstract, or have major parts of the identity and life ignored. We need to have vigils for them; we need to cry for them; we need to remember them; we need to say their names.
Why We Need LGBT Pride Now More Than Ever
Yes, Pride is often hokey, and kitsch and commercial and whatever. But it's ours. It's also diverse and vibrant and enormous and powerful. It's strength and solidarity. It's empowerment in these painful times. And it's a statement that, when we are one, nothing can stop us.
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