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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.
Bo Moore Christine Luiten
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."
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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
Queer Voices Editor-at-Large, The Huffington Post
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.
Here's How Matthew Shepard's Tragic Death Changed U.S. Politics
Matthew Shepard was a "Jesus Christ figure," activist David Drake said.
Two Men Killed Matthew Shepard: Millions Helped
President, Moorfield Storey Institute
That night those two young men weren't alone -- not in spirit. Standing with them were thousands of preachers who have called for the death of gay people. Standing with them were millions who had smeared, slandered and dehumanized gay people.
Hear Matthew Shepard In His Own Words In This Touching New Film
Curtis M. Wong
Seventeen years after his tragic death, Matthew Shepard continues to serve as a symbol of the plight of lesbian, gay, bisexual
Letters From Clinton, Mrs. King To Matthew Shepard's Parents Released For The First Time
How Laramie's LGBT Decision Awakens Us
Rev. Stephen V. Sprinkle, Ph.D.
Author, 'Unfinished Lives: Reviving the Memories of LGBTQ Hate...
After 17 years of dogmatic slumber and denial over the grisly murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, Laramie's City Council passed the state's first broad LGBT protection ordinance.
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