Hate Crimes

It's easy to think the world has completely evolved since 1998; the truth is more nuanced.

October 13 2018 8:46 AM

Fate brought Lesléa Newman to Laramie, Wyo., just as Matthew Shepard was leaving this world.

October 12 2018 1:47 PM

The men who murdered a 14-year-old boy in Baghdad while shouting homophobic slurs videotaped the sickening slaying and posted it to social media. 

October 11 2018 1:59 PM

The site will offer visitors an opportunity for reflection and provide protection from the desecration Matthew's family feared.

October 11 2018 1:05 PM

In the two decades since the gay college student's murder, his legacy lives on in the foundation started by Judy and Dennis Shepard. But there’s still much left to do.

October 08 2018 4:01 AM

The assailants shouted homophobic slurs while attacking the couple, who were wearing T-shirts bearing the name of an LGBTQ sports league.

September 24 2018 4:35 PM

Lauren Heeks and Jade Vernalis say they believe the attack by three men was motivated by homophobia.

September 18 2018 8:58 PM