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Michigan Couple Behind Marriage Equality Case Did It All For Their Kids | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse are one of the same-sex couples behind the Supreme Court's historic ruling that all 50 states must allow gay marriage. Bu...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

'An Ordinary Family Who Would Do Anything To Protect Our Kids' | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

DETROIT -- On a Monday last month, Michigan couple Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer were camped out at their kitchen table, using one of the few afternoon...

Education & Equality: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we began, 50 more individuals and families have joined in.

Someone Better Start Worrying About Rick Snyder's Legacy

Nick Norton | Posted 09.28.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

As DeBoer and Rowse move forward with their legal battle, gay marriage coming to Michigan in the near future looks inevitable. Will Rick Snyder start to sweat over his legacy or continue to stand on the wrong side of history?

Michigan Gay Marriage Ruling Will Wait For SCOTUS, Judge Rules

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices

DETROIT -- A judge said Thursday that a lesbian couple seeking to jointly adopt children made a "compelling" case that Michigan's gay marriage ban vio...

Why This Lesbian Couple's Adoption Case Could Be A Gay Marriage Milestone

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

DETROIT — A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan's ban on sa...

Lesbian Couple Tackle Michigan's Marriage And Adoption Laws

Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices

A Detroit area-based lesbian couple currently battling Michigan's ban on adoption by unmarried couples will go one step further by entering the local ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lesbian Couple Challenges Discriminatory Adoption Laws | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit

Two mothers filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday morning designed to protect their three children and many others in Michigan. Detroit-area lesbian ...