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.
17 years ago today this innocent young man was murdered for his sexual preference.since when is it everybody else's business who people are sleeping with? What if this would've been your son? Wake up people!