Thousands filled the soaring nave of the Washington National Cathedral for the interment service of Matthew Shepard, the young man whose murder 20 years ago horrified the nation and became a milestone.. nola.com - Published Also reported by •syracuse.com
Here's the latest for Friday October 26th: Authorities make an arrest in the mail bomb case; Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen visits Trump's border wall; The death toll from Jordan's flash floods.. USATODAY.com - Published
Parents Judy and Dennis Shepard remember their son, Matthew, who was interred at the Washington National Cathedral on Friday, two decades after his violent death turned him into an inspirational symbol..
According Huffington Post, Two decades after Matthew Shepard was kidnapped and killed, turning him into an inspirational symbol for the fight against violence targeting gay people, his remains will be..
The ashes of Matthew Shepard, whose brutal murder in the 1990s became a rallying cry for the gay rights movement, were laid to rest Friday in the Washington National Cathedral. (Oct. 26)
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The remains of Shepard, a college student killed in 1998 who became a symbol for violence against gay people, were buried on Friday after a ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •NPR •FOXNews.com
Shepard's remains have for 20 years been kept by his family in Wyoming, where the 21-year-old college student was killed in 1998. CBS 2 - Published Also reported by •CBS News •Deseret News •NPR •Seattle Times
Two decades after Matthew Shepard was kidnapped and killed, turning him into an inspirational symbol for the fight against violence targeting gay people, his remains will be interred on Friday at the.. Reuters - Published
Twenty years ago this past week, a 21-year-old gay man died of injuries he'd received in a beating. Jane Pauley reports on how Matthew Shepard became a martyr in the cause for gay rights, who this.. CBS News - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty years after Matthew Shepard’s death , the federal hate crimes law bearing his name is viewed with mixed feelings by LGBT organizations that lobbied for it over nearly a.. Seattle Times - Published
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. Matthew Shepard’s death turned the.. Seattle Times - Published
Over the past 20 years, Dennis and Judy Shepard have flown more than 2 million miles and visited 25 countries and 49 states advocating for LGBTQ rights and stronger hate-crime laws. They’ve spoken to.. Denver Post - Published
Matthew Shepard was much like many of the members of a new generation of activists who are working for LGBTQ equality and rights in his name. Some were just coming to terms with their own sexuality.. Denver Post - Published
These images pair scenes in Laramie with portraits of people who were involved with and affected by Matthew Shepard's murder, as well as members of a younger generation continuing to fight for LGBTQ.. Denver Post - Published
The move comes two decades after the young gay man's brutal murder in Laramie, Wyo. "This is incredibly meaningful for our family and for everyone who has known him," his parents said Thursday. NPR - Published Also reported by •Newsmax