The Advocate cover: "Matthew Shepard, 1976-1998"

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Title

The Advocate cover: "Matthew Shepard, 1976-1998"

Subject

Matthew Shepard

Description

An image of the cover of The Advocate magazine on November 24, 1998 featuring the death of Matthew Shepard. Shepard was a 21-year-old college student at the University of Wyoming and regular visitor to LGBTQ+ establishments in Fort Collins. He was attacked, tortured, and left to die on a fence near Laramie, Wyoming on October 6, 1998. Shepard was discovered and transported to Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins where died of his injuries six days later.

The image is the property of the Queer Memory Project. The magazine itself is in private collection.

Creator

The Advocate

Publisher

Private collection, Thomas R. Dunn

Date

November 24, 1998

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Image is the property of QMP. The magazine itself is in private collection, All content of the magazine is copyrighted in the U.S.

Format

JPEG, PDF

Language

English

Files

Citation

The Advocate, “The Advocate cover: "Matthew Shepard, 1976-1998",” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed October 3, 2022, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/199.