Remembering Mathew Shepard as Hate Crimes Increase

Matthew Shepard, on right. (Photo courtesy Michele Jouse) Twenty years ago this month, when Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old University of Wyoming student, went to a bar, he likely wasn’t thinking he’d die that day or that his all-too-brief life and horrific death would put a human face on homophobia and hate. How could Shepard have(…)