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Matthew Shepard's Mother's Memoir Homophobic? 'The Meaning Of Matthew' Rejected From College Reading List

06/09/2010 10:14 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kathy Staley, an archivist at App State's Belk Library, wrote on her Facebook Monday that the committee had not chosen Shepard's book, "The Meaning of Matthew: My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed," because some found it to contain "homophobic" passages.

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