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*
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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.