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Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Matthew Shepard Killer Seeks Lighter Sentence
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
(Cheyenne, Wyoming) One of the men convicted of murdering Matthew Shepard in 1998 has petitioned the courts for a lighter sentence arguing he was not properly informed of his appeal options after pleading guilty to the slaying of the gay student.

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Details magazine article "Gay or Asian?" angers activists

Asian Pacific Islanders for Human Rights protested an event held by Details magazine and DKNY on April 2 in response to what the group considers a racist, homophobic article that ran in the April issue of the magazine. "Gay or Asian?" provoked an immediate response from activists representing the Asian Pacific Islander and gay communities.

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