19 years later: A memorial tribute to Matthew Shepard / LGBTQ Nation

Today we still live in a society that proclaims we don’t have a right to exist, but exist we do, everywhere, in all walks of life.

Matthew Shepard, in a family photo carried in his father’s wallet. Courtesy the Matthew Shepard Foundation

In the words of Judy Shepard, Matt’s mother, “Go home, give your kids a hug, and don’t let a day go by without telling them you love them.”

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