Matthew Shepard (1976-1998) was a student at the University of Wyoming who was tortured and murdered near Laramie, Wyoming, U.S.A., in October 1998. He was attacked on the night of October 6–7, and died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on October 12 from severe head injuries.

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.

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.

Matthew's Angels protected the family of Matthew Shepard from the ugly ranting of Westboro Baptist Church, at Matthew's funeral in 1998.

The Angel Walk in Laramie, WY. Family and friends of Matthew Shepard dressed as angels to visually block the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church

Have We Got Matthew Shepard All Wrong?

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

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

New book claims Matthew Shepard was a meth addict, murdered by his bisexual lover

Production Case Study: The Laramie Project - Episode 194: Production Case Study: The Laramie Project In 2014 drama teacher Zach Schneider produced The Laramie Project in Casper, Wyoming. Not only is Zach from Casper, he grew up with Matthew Shepard. When he asked his students how many of them had heard of Matthew Shepard, almost none of them raise their hands. Listen […]

Production Case Study: The Laramie Project - Episode 194: Production Case Study: The Laramie Project In 2014 drama teacher Zach Schneider produced The Laramie Project in Casper, Wyoming. Not only is Zach from Casper, he grew up with Matthew Shepard. When he asked his students how many of them had heard of Matthew Shepard, almost none of them raise their hands. Listen […]

The Matthew Shepard Story [DVD] [2002]

The Matthew Shepard Story [DVD] [2002]

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

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

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)

On the anniversary of Matthew Shepards murder Jeff Sessions weakens protections for the LGBTQ community

On the anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s murder, Jeff Sessions weakens protections for the LGBTQ community

On the anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder, Jeff Sessions weakens protections for the LGBTQ community

‘Uncomfortable truth‘ in Matthew Shepard’s death

Book Claims Matthew Shepard Killed For Meth Not Being Gay

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