Dennis Jacobs

The First in Michigan: Part 2

Editor's Note: Dr. Dennis Jacobs and his partner were among the first openly gay couples to adopt a child in Michigan. This editorial piece is a continuation of Jacobs' original submission to BTL which detailed the first part of his story and ran in [...]

The First in Michigan

As far as I know my partner and I were the first openly gay men to adopt a child in Michigan. He and I had talked about having children almost from the beginning of our relationship. We knew it was a long shot. The year was 1994 and, to the best of [...]