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The Columbian
Controversy compels school to delay Unity Weeka response to the drama club putting on a performance of “The Laramie Project,”
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
a response to the drama club putting on a performance of “The Laramie Project,” a play that follows the fatal beating of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming student who was targeted because he was gay. The same group has since popped up at... Read more
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EuroNews
Reports of crimes against Asians are rising in some cities. Police are working to figure out why.is likely hidden from authorities, who must then gather evidence that speaks to
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
is likely hidden from authorities, who must then gather evidence that speaks to this issue." Since 2009, the year the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act was signed into law, federal prosecutors turned down 87 percent... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Hate-crime training for police is often inadequate, sometimes nonexistentbills. In 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law a federal hate crimes bi
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
bills. In 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law a federal hate crimes bill named after murder victims James Byrd and Matthew Shepard. The FBI, for its part, has asked local and state law enforcement agencies to track hate crimes since... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Dec. 1: Janelle Monae, Zoe KravitzActor Treat Williams in 1951 (age 66) -- Actor Deep Roy in 1957 (age 60) -- A
Reality TV World / Posted 10 days ago
Actor Treat Williams in 1951 (age 66) -- Actor Deep Roy in 1957 (age 60) -- Actor Golden Brooks in 1970 (age 47) -- Matthew Shepard, University of Wyoming student killed because he was gay, in 1976 -- Actor Dean O'Gorman in 1976 (age... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
11 News Houston / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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First Coast News
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Gay couple, devout baker take cake fight to high courtbe held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyom
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
be held back home in Colorado. Craig, 37, had grown up in a small town in Wyoming and attended the state university where Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student, was murdered in 1998, so he usually was alert to discrimination. But on this day,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area events for Friday, Nov. 17, 2017Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Lov
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Loveland. Play recounts the beating death of Matthew Shepard in 1998 in Laramie, Wyo., that brought worldwide attention to sexual discrimination and violence and looks at... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area events for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Lov
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Loveland. Play recounts the beating death of Matthew Shepard in 1998 in Laramie, Wyo., that brought worldwide attention to sexual discrimination and violence and looks at... Read more
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MLive.com
Girls charged in gay teen's beating as calls for hate crime law growthis particular law," Hilson said in a prepared statement. In 1998, following
MLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
this particular law," Hilson said in a prepared statement. In 1998, following the brutal murder of Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard, the Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill to add sexual orientation to the Ethnic Intimidation... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area events for Wednesday, Nov. 15Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Lov
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Loveland. Play recounts the beating death of Matthew Shepard in 1998 in Laramie, Wyo., that brought worldwide attention to sexual discrimination and violence and looks at... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
area events for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Lov
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Laramie Project," 7:30 p.m., Harrington Arts Alliance, 575 N. Denver Ave., Loveland. Play recounts the beating death of Matthew Shepard in 1998 in Laramie, Wyo., that brought worldwide attention to sexual discrimination and violence and looks at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
OnePULSE joins Matthew Shepard Foundation to bring theater project to OrlandoUnited by two tragedies, the onePULSE Foundation is joining the Matthew Shepard
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
United by two tragedies, the onePULSE Foundation is joining the Matthew Shepard Foundation to bring to Orlando a monthlong production of The Laramie Project — a play about a gay college student who was beaten, tortured and left to die in a Wyoming... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Election results; protestors at Camas High School; Luyster murder trialproduction of “The Laramie Project.” The 2000 play written by Moisés Kaufman c
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
production of “The Laramie Project.” The 2000 play written by Moisés Kaufman covers the aftermath of the fatal beating of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming student who was targeted because he was gay, and the murder trial that followed. The... Read more

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