Lesbian killer death sentence upheld
- A question of motive. // Advocate;10/01/96, Issue 717, p14
Reports on the announcement of Robert James Acremant, the alleged killer of the lesbian couple Roxannne Ellis and Michelle Abdill, that the women's sexual orientation was the real reason for the killing. Acremant's first claim that he killed the women in a botched robbery; Reactions to the...
- Lesbian Couple Murdered in Oregon. Rosen, Jenn // LGBT History, 1993-2004;2005, p64
Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill, lesbian activists and property management owners, were brutally murdered, likely because of their sexual orientation. GLBT-rights organizations subsequently demanded a U.S. Justice Department inquiry into the link between hate crimes and antigay ballot...
- Lesbian couple forced from New Zealand home after attacks. Lloyd, Peter // Pink Paper;7/29/2011, p23
The article reports on the relocation of a lesbian couple in New Zealand due to anti-gay attacks.
- Chronicling hate. // Echo Magazine;4/7/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p47
Presents information on several anti-gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender hate crimes committed in the U.S. in the last decade as of 2005. Death of Oregon activists Michelle Abdill and Roxanne Ellis in December 1996; Reason behind the murder of teenager Gwen Araujo on October 3, 2003; Suicide...
- Hate Crimes Across the Globe. Anderson-Minshall, Diane // Curve;May2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p53
The article examines prominent cases of hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people across the globe. These include the murders of Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill in Oregon, the bombing of the Otherside Lounge in Atlanta, Georgia, and the killings of Sizakele...
- NEPALI LESBIAN COUPLE PUNISHED. Wockner, Rex // Bay Windows;6/1/2000, pN.PAG
Reports on the actions being taken by the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission to protect two young lesbians threatened by violence in rural Nepal in 2000. Treatment of neighbors for the lesbian couple; Officials to which protest letters will be sent.
- LESBIAN COUPLE SEEK ASYLUM IN CANADA. Penn, Denise // Lesbian News;Aug2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on the refugee status application of Mexican lesbian couple Alina Gallegos Lee and Norma Angelica Gomez in order to avoid deportation from Toronto, Ontario. Their decision to leave their homeland was due to alleged police harassment and beatings. It points out that only 11%...
- "My girlfriend beat me up". COPE, SARAH // Diva;Sep2013, Issue 207, p21
The article offers the author's insights on her relationship with her girlfriend that turned into a violent one. She says that Penny, her girlfriend, punched her in the face which caused her eyes to swell up to the point that she could not see. She mentions one incident where they argued and...
- Swedish courts rule in 3 lesbian cases. // Gay & Lesbian Times;11/6/2008, Issue 1089, p26
The article reports on the ruling on three cases involving lesbians in Sweden..