Lesbian couple fight Michigan law that prohibits adoptions by same-sex couples

In Media Mentions by Chris Kessel

A lesbian couple from Oakland County filed a federal lawsuit today to overturn a state law that prevents parents in gay, lesbian and heterosexual relationships from jointly adopting children. April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, state-certified foster parents who are trying to adopt three abandoned or surrendered newborns that they took into their household during the past two years, filed the …

Lesbian mother turned down by state Supreme Court

In Media Mentions by Chris Kessel

Renee Harmon seeks custody of three children she raised with former partner By Tara Cavanaugh Originally printed (Issue 1929 – Between The Lines News) After being turned away from the Michigan Supreme Court, Renee Harmon, a mother who has not seen her three children in two years, will now pursue her case through federal court. Harmon is seeking custody rights …