14th May 2015
Laramie passes LGBT protection laws – 17 years after the death of Matthew Shepard 5
2:57 PM — The city council in Laramie, where Matthew Sheppard was murdered, have voted to introduce LGBT protection laws.
21st February 2015
Republican tries to wreck gay rights bill by enacting it ‘when hell freezes over’ 38
2:25 PM — A Wyoming Republican attempted to sabotage an anti-discrimination bill, by making it effective from "when hell freezes over".
22nd October 2014
US: Equal marriage comes to Laramie, 16 years after Matthew Shepard murder 7
12:08 PM — Same-sex marriage has come to the town of Laramie, Wyoming - 16 years after the homophobic murder of Matthew Shepard.
21st October 2014
US: Wyoming set to allow same-sex marriages 1
4:14 PM — The US state of Wyoming is set to become the latest state to allow same-sex couples to marry.
18th October 2014
US: Judge strikes down Wyoming’s same-sex marriage ban
11:28 AM — A judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Wyoming.
30th September 2014
US: Trans candidate runs for Wyoming House of Representatives
7:16 PM — Larissa Sneider, a transgender woman from Evanston, Wyoming, recently secured a Democratic nomination to run for the Wyoming House of Representatives.
7th August 2014
US: Equality supporters ask officials to drop defense of Wyoming’s marriage ban
4:54 PM — Marriage equality supporters in Wyoming have delivered more than 2,300 signatures asking the governor and attorney general to stop their defense of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
29th July 2014
US: Wyoming same-sex marriage lawsuit will be allowed to go to trial
10:17 PM — A Wyoming judge has declined to summarily rule on the constitutionality of a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman.
14th February 2014
Wyoming House rejects equal marriage bill 1
11:57 AM — The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a bill which would have allowed same-sex marriage in the state.
8th October 2013
Video: Conservative group attacks Republican Liz Cheney on equal marriage 1
7:45 PM — A Conservative Political Action Committee (PAC) in the US has attacked the Republican daughter of former Vice President, Liz Cheney, for not being conservative enough on the issue of equal marriage.
26th September 2013
US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard’s death with ‘Honouring LGBT Youth’ weekend 1
4:10 PM — Washington National Cathedral has announced that it will mark the fifteenth anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder with a weekend of events to honour LGBT youth who have suffered bullying, discrimination and violence.
15th September 2013
New book claims Matthew Shepard was a meth addict, murdered by his bisexual lover 37
11:01 AM — An award winning journalist is set to release a book on the young man Matthew Shepard who was tied to a fence and killed in 1998, arguing against original accounts that the murder was in fact not an anti-gay hate crime, but was committed by his bisexual lover.
6th September 2013
US: Washington Ford’s Theatre to produce 15th Anniversary play on murdered Matthew Shepard
12:11 PM — The Ford's Theatre in Washington is to produce a play called "The Laramie Project," based on the young gay man Matthew Shepard murdered in a gay hate crime in 1998.
31st January 2013
Wyoming fails to pass domestic partnership rights for gay couples 13
3:59 PM — A bill to extend domestic partnership rights to gay couples in the US state of Wyoming has been defeated.
17th October 2012
US: Cousins accused of attacking gay victim in a park stand trial 9
8:44 PM — Two cousins in the US state of Kentucky charged with attacking a gay man in a park have gone on trial.
3rd March 2011
Wyoming Senate votes down bill preventing recognition of out-of-state gay marriages 3
12:12 PM — Legislation that banned the recognition of same-sex marriages outside of the state of Wyoming was narrowly voted down yesterday afternoon by a 16-14 vote.
25th August 2010
Gay couple challenge Wyoming’s same-sex marriage ban 7
5:05 PM — A gay couple from Cheyenne in the US state of Wyoming have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the state's refusal to allow them to marry is unconstitutional.