Getting to Know the Real Matthew Shepard

Getting to Know the Real Matthew Shepard

Shepard's father and the director of a new documentary talk about why it's important that we remember him.

Op-ed: Why The Gay Panic Defense Must Go

Op-ed: Yes, Some Still Use The Gay Panic Defense

In every state but one, someone who assaults or even murders an LGBT person can use a panic defense. It's time to put an end to that.

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family

Collins, who was worn a number 98 jersey in honor of Matthew Shepard, met the college student's family Thursday.

NYT Rejected Alternative Story of Shepard Murder — But Not for Political Reasons

NYT Rejected Alternative Story of Shepard Murder — But Not for Political Reasons

A former New York Times Magazine editor says he spiked Stephen Jimenez's story on Matthew Shepard's murder because it wasn't quite good enough, not because it was 'politically sensitive.'

Attorney Tears Apart New Theories on Matthew Shepard Murder

Attorney Tears Apart Matthew Shepard Murder Theories

Attorney Tim Newcomb counters the assertions in a new book that claims Shepard’s murder was not a hate crime.

Judy Shepard Laments Lack of Progress on LGBT Acceptance

Judy Shepard Laments Lack of Progress on LGBT Acceptance

Fifteen years after her gay son, Matthew, was murdered, Judy Shepard reflects on how much hasn't change.

WATCH: Right-Wing Leader: Shepard Murder Not a Hate Crime

WATCH: Right-Wing Leader: Shepard Murder Not a Hate Crime

Speaking at the Values Voter Summit, Sandy Rios contends that LGBT activists and the media created a myth around Matthew Shepard's death.

Which Is Sinful — Marriage Equality or Homophobia?

Which Is Sinful — Marriage Equality or Homophobia?

Two religions offer two views of sin.

WATCH LIVE: Judy Shepard Reveals 'Malice Toward None'

Judy Shepard Reveals 'Malice Toward None'

Watch a livestream of the Ford's Theatre discussion with Matthew Shepard's mother, Judy, as interviewed by NPR's Cokie Roberts, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern Monday.

Op-ed: Why I'm Not Reading the 'Trutherism' About Matt Shepard

Op-ed: Why I Won't Read 'Trutherism' About Matt Shepard

A new book aims to get the real story behind Matthew Shepard's murder, but is emboldening the right wing and sullying Shepard's image worth a still-unclear "truth"?

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