NEW YORK — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gay Wyomingites and their supporters rallied in downtown Casper on Wednesday, one day ahead of a federal court hearing that could decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the state.
CASPER — The Wyoming State Historical Society will honor a controversial book about Matthew Shepard that claims he was killed in a drug deal gone wrong instead of the conventional belief that he was killed because he was gay — a move that’s raising some eyebrows.
CASPER, Wyo. — When Susan Burk talks to theater groups across the nation who are putting on “The Laramie Project,” they want to know what it’s like in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — A controversial new book concludes the murder of Matthew Shepard was a result of a methamphetamine-fueled drug war and not anti-gay rage.
CHEYENNE — Fifteen years later, people still recall vividly the brutal death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard following an attack by two young Laramie men.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — When Jim Osborn and Jesse Taylor got engaged, they went to the mountains. They posed for pictures beneath a rainbow-colored umbrella at the base of Medicine Bow Peak: two men kissing, each with a leg raised in the air behind them like a pair of Rockettes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Denver-based Matthew Shepard Foundation praised the U.S. Supreme Court for striking down a major provision of the Defense of Marriage Act but said much needs to be done to implement the ruling.
CASPER, Wyo. — Judy Shepard’s Twitter handle and email inbox were inundated Monday morning.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — To say merely that Wyoming is a conservative state doesn't begin to capture it.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For years, Democratic lawmakers in Wyoming have floated bills aimed at preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians but have found little support. Now, they seem to have gained some — among Republican lawmakers.
KALISPELL — The second of two Evergreen cousins who were burned in a house fire investigators say was caused by trying to convert marijuana into hashish has pleaded not guilty.
LARAMIE, Wyo. - The University of Wyoming is hoping for a big crowd Monday night when it takes part in a theater project about same-sex couples.
The simplistic way to explain what “The Laramie Project” is about is to say it shows how a town deals with a hate crime.
The docudrama “The Laramie Project,” staged by the Rocky Mountain College Theater Department, will be performed starting tonight at Billings Studio Theatre.
KALISPELL - Two 22-year-old Evergreen men who were burned in a house fire investigators say was caused by trying to convert marijuana into hashish have pleaded not guilty to manufacturing dangerous drugs.
CASPER, Wyo. — Matthew Shepard’s funeral elevated the profile of a vocal anti-gay church to national notoriety in October 1998.
CHEYENNE — Two bills strengthening Wyoming's open records and meetings laws have cleared their first hurdle in the state House.
DES MOINES - Applications are now available for the 2011 Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program, which honors openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Iowa high school seniors.
I am a Beartooth Electric Cooperative member who lives in Clark, Wyo. We had a candidate forum last Friday for anyone running for the two board seats that are up for election at the annual co-op meeting on Sept. 25 in Roberts, Mont. We also invited the two incumbents (and the rest of the boa…