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Collins Set To Meet Matthew Shepard’s Parents

By Arnie Stapleton | Friday Feb 28, 2014
For a guy who waited so long to get his chance to play basketball again, this was one game Jason Collins couldn’t get through fast enough.

Gay Hate Crimes Activist Speaks in SC

Monday Oct 21, 2013
The mother of Matthew Shepard is speaking in Charleston. It’s been 15 years since Shepard, who was gay, was abducted and beaten to death in Laramie, Wyo.

Slain Student’s Mother Touched by Collins’ Tribute

By Bob Moen | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The mother of a gay University of Wyoming student who was robbed and beaten to death in 1998 says she finds it touching that NBA veteran Jason Collins honored her son by wearing jersey No. 98.

Judy Shepard speaks at Bryant University

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Oct 13, 2009
Judy Shepard, mother of Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard, spoke at Bryant University in Smithfield on Oct. 7. She continues to travel the country in support of her new book, The Meaning of Matthew: My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed.
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