|Born||Debra Susan Rosalie
February 13, 1954
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Died||July 20, 2000
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States
|Relatives||Mitchell Rosalie (brother)|
In 1995, Goad and her husband Jim were charged with one felony count of promoting pornography because of offensive content in Answer Me! magazine, they faced a maximum sentence of five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. They were found not guilty.
She was born as Debra Susan Rosalie in Brooklyn, New York. Her husband, Jim Goad, was the magazine's primary writer and editor. She also contributed to the zine Temp Slave! Jim and Debbie Goad divorced around the same time she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
She died in July 2000, aged 46, from ovarian cancer in Multnomah County, Oregon. Her mother had reportedly also died from the same disease and Goad reportedly wished to be cremated, but her brother, Dr. Mitchell Rosalie, a physician from New York City, was reportedly unable to locate her will and she was interred next to their mother's grave.
- Best of Temp Slave!, edited by Jeff Kelly (1997), ISBN 1-891053-42-6.
- "Question Put Before Court: Is Magazine Smut or Satire?". The New York Times. 1995-11-26. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
- Bjorhus, Jennifer (1996-02-02). "Not-Guilty Verdict In Bellingham Pornography Trial". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
- Jim Goad's personal website - "Why I resisted entering a public feud with a cancer patient"
- "In Memory of Debbie Goad"
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