'Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine' Takes An Intimate Look At Historic Figure

November 19, 2014 7:41 PM

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For the first time the story of Matthew Shepard is being told through the lens of a dear friend with an intimate perspective on the life of the hate crime victim.

On Oct. 12, 1998, Matthew Shepard died after succumbing to his wounds from a vicious anti-gay hate crime. In the years since his death, Shepard has become a symbol of the gay rights movement and his murder is symbolic of the countless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who experien...

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