An open letter to the Church in NZ on Same-Sex Marriage

Dear fellow Church members, This is an open letter about the Same-Sex Marriage debate to the Christians of New Zealand. I have been a supporter of Marriage Equality for the LGBTI community in New Zealand for several years. To me it’s very simple, every person should have the right to be married to the person…

Paul Holmes R.I.P

I had the great pleasure of working the shift before Paul Holmes started for 4 years, he was a gracious, encouraging, funny and genuinely interested in what other were about. I’d be leaving, he’d be heading down the elevator for a cigarette, and the question would be “So Pat, what are they talking about?” He…

NZ Celebrities engage in the Marriage Equality debate

A list of pretty high profile New Zealanders have lent their names, faces and opinions to a campaign supporting marriage equality. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8y08rop5R4&w=853&h=480] In the 90 seconds you see… Tamati Coffey (TV Presenter) and his partner Tim Smith Anika Moa, Hollie Smith, Boh Runga (Musicians) Rachel Hunter (NZ’s Got Talent Judge/Supermodel) Brooke Howard Smith (TV…

Eric Hartsburg to get tattoo of Romney/Ryan logo removed

You’ve probably seen this story, the man in Michigan who received $15,000 to get a Romney/Ryan logo tattooed on his face. He had said in numerous interviews that he would be keeping it for life but it appears he has gotten cold feet and wants the monstrosity removed. Why you would ever do this is…