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December 2014 Online Edition
 
Rebel Rousers
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by CAROLYN HOWARD, SHS PARENT

 

Join Denver South High School, in conjunction with Facing History and the Rose and Gill Foundations for a special screening of Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine, Tues., Dec. 9, 6:30p.m. in the auditorium. This powerful documentary tells the story of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man murdered in Laramie, Wyoming in October 1998. His murder made headlines around the world and set the stage for historic anti-hate crime legislation. Directed by a close personal friend and produced by a former Facing History student, the film examines the dangers of hatred and intolerance through a truly personal lens. Free; mature content; a panel discussion will follow.

 


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