Matthew Wayne "Matt" Shepard (December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998) was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tort...

October 6 1998 – Matthew Shepard 21 is tortured, pistol whipped, beaten and tied to a fence and left to die. After 18 hours was found by a bicyclist who at first thought he was a scarecrow. He died 6 days later in a Fort Collins, CO hospital.

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If he hadn't been killed in 1998, Matthew Shepard would have turned 41 today. As a gay student in Wyoming, I grew up afraid of the homophobia that contributed to his death — but queer people here are working toward a new future.

What It's Like To Grow Up Gay In Wyoming After Matthew Shepard's Murder

If he hadn't been killed in 1998, Matthew Shepard would have turned 41 today. As a gay student in Wyoming, I grew up afraid of the homophobia that contributed to his death — but queer people here are working toward a new future.

The Matthew Shepard Story [DVD] [2002]

The Matthew Shepard Story [DVD] [2002]

October Mourning : A Song for Matthew Shepard (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Leslea Newman)

October Mourning : A Song for Matthew Shepard (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Leslea Newman)

Matthew Shepard Foundation :: Erase Hate

He was murdered for being gay. Think of him on the nights that we celebrate the rights we are gaining each day.

October Mourning : A Song for Matthew Shepard (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Leslu00e9a Newman)

October Mourning : A Song for Matthew Shepard (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Leslu00e9a Newman)

US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard’s death with ‘Honouring LGBT Youth’ weekend

US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard’s death with ‘Honouring LGBT Youth’ weekend

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Entry 3 - Matthew Shepard

Have We Got Matthew Shepard All Wrong?

In Matthew Shepard was beaten and left to die in a cornfield in Laramie, Wyoming.

Image: Candlelight Vigil For Slain Gay Wyoming Student Matthew Shepard

Mother of Matthew Shepard speaks out against Sessions Confirmation

Opening projection 2 Revisiting ‘Laramie’ - The New York Times > Theater > Slide Show > Slide 6 of 11

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