The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television and the LGBTQ+ Institute present Matthew Shepard’s Legacy: Then and Now, an in-person conversation with Judy and Dennis Shepard together with panelists including local community advocates for transgender youth and families, Lizette Trujillo and her son Daniel Trujillo. Moderated by Carol Brochin, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies and Affiliate Faculty, LGBTQ+ Institute.
Since their son’s murder in 1998, Judy and Dennis Shepard have worked tirelessly to transform our country’s thinking and legislation to protect LGBTQ + people. In Arizona, Lizette and Daniel Trujillo have been on the front lines fighting for the protection, recognition, and inclusion of the transgender community.
A personal and timely conversation about Matthew Shepard’s legacy, how it has changed the world, and where the work of cultural transformation goes from here.
When Oct. 19, 7p (doors open at 6:30p)
Where Gallagher Theatre in the Student Union (1303 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719)