FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSF Partners with onePULSE for Laramie Project Fundraiser

Contact: Sara Grossman Tel. (303) 830-7400 x10 Cell: (727) 560-6476 Email: sara@matthewshepard.org Website: www.matthewshepard.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY — The Matthew Shepard Foundation and the onePULSE Foundation will officially be partnering to raise awareness and effect change in relation to hate crimes, gun violence, and how they affect the LGBTQ+ communities and society …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSF and MillerLite Team Up for Hate Crimes Training

Contact: Sara Grossman Tel. (303) 830-7400 x10 Cell: (727) 560-6476 Email: sara@matthewshepard.org Website: www.matthewshepard.org Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/177290072818208 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ft. Lauderdale, FL — The Matthew Shepard Foundation and MillerCoors have teamed up once again for a Stay Loud, Be Proud hate crimes training. The beer brand has really stepped up over the last several years …

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Press Release: Enhancing the Response to Hate Crimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) held the first meeting of the “Enhancing the Response to Hate Crimes” Advisory Committee in Washington, D.C. on September 19, 2017.   Recognizing the critical role law enforcement and community leaders play in …

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Thoughts from MSF on 9/11

The coffee was brewing, the bagels were fresh, and the conference room on the 28th Floor of the New York FBI Office was surprisingly neat. I was ready to host the quarterly meeting of the New York Hate Crimes Working Group. It was about 8:30 a.m. on September 11, 2001. About twenty minutes later, I …

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Is Charlottesville a Hate Crime?

This weekend was incredibly heartbreaking. The shocking and violent display of white supremacy in Charlottesville, VA is not representative of the Commonwealth or the country that I know and love. Marching with weapons and torches is not brave; it is a cowardly show of fear and not at all what Americans stand for. This is …

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Trump’s Trans Military Ban

You must be as outraged as we are. This morning, President Trump tweeted that transgender people will no longer be allowed to continue to serve, or be accepted into the military. He went on to write: “Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs …

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Hate Crimes, a Fever Pitch

Hate crimes in Colorado are reaching a fever pitch. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation just released its annual report showing the changes in hate crimes in the state from 2015 to 2016. The numbers are sad, but not surprising. And a few of the trends are downright chilling in their implications for the rest of …

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Dear AG Sessions: Talk Is Cheap

Today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the opening of a Department of Justice hate crimes summit. I was there, representing the Matthew Shepard Foundation, among dozens of other civil rights leaders and hate crime experts. Our message today in response is simple: actions speak louder than words, and we are listening closely. In …

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MSF’s Communications Manager Reflects on the Pulse Anniversary

Friends of the Foundation: On the first anniversary of the Pulse shooting, I wanted to share why it is that I got involved in LGBTQ+ advocacy again, after leaving to work in tech. On June 12th, my entire life changed. On that fateful night, one of my very best friends from college, Christopher Andrew “Drew” …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MATTHEW SHEPARD FOUNDATION LAUNCHES HATE CRIME SURVEY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sara E. Grossman Tel: 303-830-7400 x10 Email: sara@matthewshepard.org Date: 5/22/17 MATTHEW SHEPARD FOUNDATION LAUNCHES HATE CRIME SURVEY The organization is looking to get stories from the Greater Denver Area DENVER, CO–The Matthew Shepard Foundation is looking to intake reported stories of hate crimes or bias-motivated incidents in the greater Denver area, including …

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