It was 15 years ago this October that Matthew Shepard was murdered in Laramie, Wyoming in one of the most notorious hate crimes in our nations history. But who was Matthew Shepard, or as his friends knew him, “Matt Shepard.” After a decade and a half, a group of Matt’s friends have come together to share their memories of the friend they lost in a new documentary, “Matt Shepard Was A Friend Of Mine.” This new film shows never-before-seen pictures and video that show the truth about who Matt Shepard was. Film producers Michele Josue and Liam McNiff are joined by Zeina Barkawi and Jason Marsden, who were all friends with Matt Shepard.
Kinna Crocker was back with the last of her four-part series on the legal aspects of LGBT relationships and we checked in with Nathan Manske, the creator of imfromdriftwood.com. Nathan is coming to San Francisco in October and wants to meet you.
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