Jacob Robida

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They have MySpace in heaven, right?

A few Thursdays ago, Larry Dobie left his daughter, äRRiel, a message on her MySpace page.
Inevitably, the social-networking site has become a virtual graveyard
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  March 28, 2006

By any other name

From being physically harassed in my middle-class catholic high school in the mid 1960s to being assaulted in boston’s outdoor cruising areas, i’ve seen a lot of anti-gay violence up close.
Gauging the distance between a horrific attack and a hate crime
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  February 10, 2006

Hate groups

Jacob Robida, the teenager who assaulted patrons of a New Bedford gay bar and ultimately killed himself after a chase with police in Arkansas, does not appear to have been active in local neo-Nazi social circles.
Jacob Robida: Good or bad PR for hate?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 09, 2006