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  • Wyoming activist celebrates new protections for gays in Laramie

    Wyoming activist celebrates new protections for gays in Laramie
    Growing up in the tiny town of Wheatland, Wyo., Jeran Artery was living deep inside the social closet when he sat in the pew on Sundays, listening to his preacher uncle expound on the moral wrongs of homosexuality.
  • 17 years after Matthew Shepard's death, Laramie passes anti-discrimination measure

    17 years after Matthew Shepard's death, Laramie passes anti-discrimination measure
    The Laramie City Council on Wednesday approved a local anti-discrimination ordinance in the college town where Matthew Shepard's death triggered nationwide sympathy and brought a re-examination of attitudes toward gays 17 years ago. The council voted 7-...

    Nets' Jason Collins has the NBA's top-selling jersey

    Nets' Jason Collins has the NBA's top-selling jersey
    Jason Collins wore the No. 46 jersey in his season debut Sunday with the Brooklyn Nets. He will eventually wear No. 98, his preferred jersey number. But as far as the folks in the NBA are concerned, he has the No. 1 jersey. Just two days after he...

    'Laramie Project' sequel to make L.A. debut run in September

    'Laramie Project' sequel to make L.A. debut run in September
    "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later" -- the stage sequel to the "The Laramie Project" -- will have its Los Angeles debut run in September at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center in Hollywood. The play revisits the citizens of Laramie, Wyo., where Matthew...

    'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make

    METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...