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10/08/2009

Ellen & Matt

by Jeremy Hooper

When all is said and done, the gay '90s will have two enduring icons. Tomorrow (10/9), this happens:

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Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.

Wow.

**And don't forget that on Monday, at various theatres across the nation, we vow to never forget.

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Your thoughts

I remember picking up a copy of THE ADVOCATE with Matthew Sheppard's photo on the cover which was all black. I don't remember if I was out yet, but I remember feeling horrified and angry that somebody would do this just because he was gay.Oh where is the justice, and where was god?!

Posted by: nikkon | Oct 9, 2009 2:58:41 AM

I just saw the interview. Where was God? He was, and is, with that beautiful, courageous woman who has turned a horrific tragedy into an opportunity to open the eyes of countless people across the country.

Matt would have been in his early 30s now. He was robbed of his future; thanks to people like Judy Shepard, other young people will not be robbed of theirs.

Posted by: Rachel Snyder | Oct 10, 2009 12:36:03 AM

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