A blog raising awareness about a woman who lost custody of her child because of her performance art.

Friday, March 17, 2006

Press Release

Prestigious Firm To Take Comic's Legal Case

Performance artist Rachel Bevilacqua (of the Church of the SubGenius) is being represented by the law firm of Lipsitz, Green, Fahringer, Roll, Salisbury & Cambria LLP.
[ClickPress, Thu Mar 16 2006]


The prestigious law firm of Lipsitz, Green, Fahringer, Roll, Salisbury & Cambria LLP has agreed to take the case of controversial comic Rachel Bevilacqua. Lipsitz, Green, Fahringer, Roll, Salisbury & Cambria LLP specializes in First Amendment cases and has defended such high-profile clients as publisher Larry Flynt, and performer Marilyn Manson.

Bevilacqua, who performs under the name “Rev. Magdalen,” was stripped of the custody of her 10-year-old son because of pictures found on the Internet of her performances with the satirical comedy group The SubGenius Foundation, Inc. The images were from a members-only yearly SubGenius convention in upstate New York.

Rachel Bevilacqua’s blog details the full story and is online at http://rbevilacqua.blogspot.com/ .

The SubGenius Foundation Inc. (www.subgenius.com) is a satirical comedy group responsible for many publications including The Book of The SubGenius, Revelation X, Arise – The SubGenius Movie, and the Hour of Slack radio show.

Lipsitz, Green, Fahringer, Roll, Salisbury & Cambria LLP (www.lipsitzgreen.com) is the fifth largest law firm in the City of Buffalo. They are a diversified law firm with a wide client base that ranges from individuals to large corporations.