Matthew Shepard was honored at a University of Wyoming ceremony over the weekend. As the 10th anniversary of Matthew's killing approaches, the generous university wanted to show America how seriously it takes the LGBT community by...
...erecting a park bench outside of the arts and science building. The Matthew Shepard Foundation paid for a plaque on the bench that reads, "Matthew Wayne Shepard Dec. 1, 1976-Oct. 12, 1998. Beloved son, brother, and friend. He continues to make a difference. Peace be with him and all who sit here."
Wow. A park bench. And the Foundation had to pay for the plaque too? While they consider it "honoring" a slain student, I've seen more effort go into picking up a Pepperidge Farms gift basket from the mall for a relative no one liked.
Pitiful. He deserves more.