All posts tagged "judy shepard"

  • Final Weekend for Ford’s Theatre’s Matthew Shepard Exhibition

    It’s final days for the Ford’s Theatre exhibition Not Alone: The Power of Response. Subtitled Letters of Support to the Parents of Matthew Shepard Following His Murder,...

  • From Wyoming to Washington

    Setting the Stage TWO YEARS AGO, under the guidance of artistic director Paul Tetreault, Ford's Theatre launched the Lincoln Legacy Project to annually build programming...

  • Exit Interview

    On Saturday, June 16, Joe Solmonese looked relaxed. It made sense. It was, after all, pretty much the first weekend that the former head of...

  • Storied Lives

    Moises Kaufman Moises Kaufman enjoys telling stories. He especially enjoys telling stories about how we tell stories. The Venezuelan-born, gay playwright and director says narrative...

  • Twelve Years Ago, Lessons for Today

    On the evening of October 11, 1998, NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling began telling a story on All Things Considered that would become a part of the...

  • Law of the Land

    Saying ''no one in America should ever be afraid to walk down the street holding the hands of the person they love,'' President Obama on...

  • Weekend Warriors

    It was the inverse of the ''perfect storm.'' Rather than forces of nature converging for maximum destruction, elements of society were converging for maximum exposure...

  • A Mother's Love

    Judy Shepard hates October. The sixth day of that month marks the night her son Matthew was tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyo., and...

  • Hope Emerges from Horror

    Visiting college campuses around the country over the past 10 years to talk about the murder of her 21-year-old gay son has not hindered Judy...

  • Gay Cop Conclave Hits D.C.

    In 2005, Brett Parson, then a sergeant with Washington's Metropolitan Police Department, headed down to Key West to catch the end of a national conference...