Judy Shepard

Judy Shepard

Judy Shepard is the mother of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at University of Wyoming who was murdered in October 1998 in what became one of the most high-profiled cases highlighting hate-crimes against LGBT people. She and her husband are co-founders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, and advocates for LGBT rights. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Judy Shepard has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Co-Founder and Exec. Dir.. The year with the most videos was 2009 with four videos. Most appearances with Peter Slen (2), Dennis Shepard (2). Most common tag: LGBTQ.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2009 - Present Co-Founder and Chair, Governing Board, Matthew Shepard Foundation Videos: 4 c. December 1, 1998 - Present Co-Founder and Exec. Dir., Matthew Shepard Foundation Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • National Equality Rally

    National Equality Rally

    Activists held a rally in support of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in all matters governed by civil law in all…

  • Judy Shepard Interview

    Judy Shepard Interview

    Judy Shepard talked about her book The Meaning of Matthew: My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed (Hudson Street…

  • Judy Shepard Book Talk and Call-In

    Judy Shepard Book Talk and Call-In

    Judy Shepard talked about her book The Meaning of Matthew: My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed (Hudson Street Press;…

  • <em>The Meaning of Matthew</em>

    The Meaning of Matthew

    Judy Shepard talked about her book The Meaning of Matthew: My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed (Hudson Street Press; September…

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