Educator Resources

The Matthew Shepard Foundation is committed to helping teachers, administrators and support staff make their schools safe places for all students. The Foundation offers a multitude of resources to help Erase Hate. Please contact MSF for more information.

Our resource guide “Commemorating the Life of Matthew Shepard: Supporting LGBT Students,” created by Lesléa Newman—author of October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard—GLSEN, the Matthew Shepard Foundation and Candlewick Press helps guide educators toward LGBT inclusion and discussion, and includes several classroom resources. Preview and download the document below.



With your help we can continue our work to share Matthew's dream of replacing the hate in the world with understanding, compassion, and acceptance.

  • Matthew's Place Bloggers

    Young LGBTQ people share their journeys of erasing hate

    Read more

  • What Matters and Love is Love

    Love is Love

    By singer/songwriter, Randi Driscoll.
    100% of the proceeds go to the Matthew Shepard Foundation

  • Stop the Hate Campus Program

    Stop the Hate Campus Program

    Stop The Hate supports colleges and universities in preventing and combating hate on campus as well as