The Laramie Project

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Matthew Shepard Could Have Been Any of Us

Matthew Shepard
Editorial
My father came in and asked me why I was so emotional over some stranger I didn’t even know. In that moment I was him and he was me. ...
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Jane Fonda, Neil Patrick Harris Join Tectonic Theater Project’s 25th Anniversary

Jane Fonda/Twitter/Grace and Frankie
Entertainment
Performers for the evening include Neil Patrick Harris, Cynthia Nixon, Joel Grey, Zach Grenier, David Burtka. ...
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Judy Shepard: WY ‘Has Taken Two Steps Back’

Top News National
Shepard is shocked the state still has no hate-crime laws, let alone one based on crimes against sexual orientation or gender identity. Because of this, she said a lot of LGBT people in Wyoming choose to stay in the closet. ...
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Detroit Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Hate Crime

Top News National
Special Agent in Charge Foley said, “Hate crimes have no place in a civilized society. We are a nation of laws and our laws embrace diversity and differences." ...
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Judy Shepard: ‘Hate Crimes Still Exist’

Judy Shepard: ‘Hate Crimes Still Exist’
Shepard shared: "[Hate crimes] still exist. We need to be aware. And we never want to forget our history. Our past is what molds us." ...
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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge
A hate crime is different than a simple assault because it is an attack on everyone who shares a particular characteristic. ...
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