Jayne Rowse

ANN ARBOR, MI - JUNE 26:  April DeBoer (left) and Jayne Rowse (right), a same-sex couple with four adopted children,  discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage at a press conference June 26th, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right t marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Michigan Couple That Challenged Gay Marriage Ban Gets Married In Southfield

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse — the two Michigan women who legally challenged the state’s ban on gay marriage — exchanged vows Saturday during the ceremony.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Local Couple That Challenged Michigan’s Gay Marriage Ban To Wed

Two Detroit-area nurses whose lawsuit erased Michigan’s ban on gay marriage are expected to exchange vows before the judge who struck down the ban.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2015

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Gov. Snyder: Michigan Will ‘Fully Comply’ With Gay Marriage

Snyder urged Michigan residents to embrace the state’s diversity by treating everyone with respect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Michigan Nurses Who Sparked Movement, Challenged Same-Sex Marriage Ban Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse say it’s a day for a lot of celebration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2015

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Stories Of Love, Life, Death In High Court Gay Marriage Case

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse have become celebrities of sorts in their Detroit suburb of Hazel Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer of Hazel Park have brought suit in U.S. District Court in Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Arguments Made On Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Judges

Both sides have made their case to the Supreme Court on gay marriage and now it’s up to the justices.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

There’s A Question Of Whether Same-Sex Marriage Is Fundamental Right Says Law Professor

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday for challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage.

CBS Detroit–04/26/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Hazel Park Couple: ‘We Are Looking Forward To Winning Marriage Equality In The U.S.’

Exciting, thrilled and overwhelming are the words used by April Deboer and Jayne Rowse as they described how they feel, knowing the country’s highest court will decide the gay marriage issue that they helped propel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Lesbian Nurses Challenging Gay Marriage Ban Adopt 4th Child

The adoption of 2-year-old Rylee DeBoer-Rowse became final in Oakland County on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2014

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Michigan Couple Ready To Appeal To Supreme Court In Same-Sex Marriage Case

In an appeal filed Monday on behalf of Detroit-area nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the justices are being asked to overturn a lower court ruling that upheld laws opposing same-sex marriage in Michigan, and three other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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