|The couple appeared (front) on the big screen at Opening Ceremony of Gay Games VIII|
UPDATE: Donations can be made by credit card via the Gay Auckland Business Association HERE. And a Facebook page supporting the couple can be found HERE.
An extract from a GayNZ.com story about a hate crime against members of the Gay Games family, singers in GALS:
On Saturday the 8th January, civil union partners Lindsay Curnow and Juliet Leigh found the words "filthy dikes" [sic] scrawled on the packing shed of their Mangawhai Heads-based business Blooming Bulbs. "Dirty dikes" was written on the wall of their house, while their car was also targeted with "dikes trash".
The following Saturday, the packing shed was set on fire. It was ultimately so badly damaged it has to be destroyed, in a crime which has left the couple and their local community in utter shock.
Read in full HERE.