Jason Marsden

Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered in a hate crime 21 years ago this October, in Laramie, Wyoming.  His death was a galvanizing moment for the LGBTQ community across the U.S.  Jason Marsden was a friend of Matthew’s and is now the Executive Director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

In this episode, Roger and Jason discuss the mission of the foundation; Jason’s decision to come out in the media right after Matthew was murdered; what it was like to be gay in red state Wyoming; Jason’s husband running for Mayor in Casper, Wyoming; the current LGBTQ community in Wyoming and more.