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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...

This Could Be The Deciding Case On Gay Marriage Nationwide

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriages are taking their battle to the U.S. Supreme Court with a case that seeks to legalize same-se...

Why Legal Equality Isn't Real Equality

Brian Stone | Posted 05.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

Despite all of the recent progress on gay marriage, we are still living in a country that is deeply, deeply ignorant. The fact we have to live in a system where our skill as parents is even a question should tell all of us how far we are from equality.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Next Up: Gay Marriage In Michigan? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

Will Michigan soon change its stance on same-sex unions? New bills, recent polls and a move to put a referendum on the ballot suggest that the gay mar...

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 ...