"His courageous parents, Judy and Dennis Shepard, turned Matthew’s memory into a movement to combat the scourge of anti-LGBTQ+ hate"
“It’s amazing how similar & what a great job [the artist] has done to make it look like and showing the essence of Matt,” said Dennis...
Spirit of Matthew Award, is given to "one truly inspiring young person, whose courage, commitment, & outspoken leadership reminds us of Matt"
Twenty-three years ago a hate crime would change a nation and jumpstart a movement among younger LGBTQ people
New campaign urges donations to LGBTQ organizations in the VP's name
Family preserved remains until now in their home, afraid of vandalism
New NLGJA President Sharif Durhams is ‘mortified’