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Ten Years Ago Today… October 16, 2008

Filed under: gender,human rights,sex — Orlando @ 3:00 pm

Also, I couldn’t let today go by without noting that this is the ten year anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death. I was only nineteen when he died, out of the closet for only a few years, and I remember being shocked that something so evil could happen to someone so close to my own age.

Whatever your thoughts about hate crime laws, the scapegoating and violence against LGBT persons is a human rights issue.


2 Responses to “Ten Years Ago Today…”

  1. Jender Says:

    Thanks for the reminder, Orlando.

  2. jj Says:

    I’m wondering how much was learned from his murder. I really don’t have a general idea; do you, Orlando?

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