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Stateside: Win for LGBTQ adoptive parents; artist Elizabeth Youngblood; MI’s redistricting history

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Stavrialena Gontzou

Today on Stateside, a major Michigan-based adoption agency is opening up adoption to LGBTQ parents. We spoke with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, who has spent years fighting for LGBTQ families. Plus, a conversation with artist Elizabeth Youngblood about how learning to weave inspired the delicate lines of her sculptures and drawings. 

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AG Nessel on adoption win for LGBTQ parents in Michigan and beyond

Stateside’s conversation with Dana Nessel

  • Dana Nessel is Michigan’s state attorney general.

Artist Elizabeth Youngblood on “replicating a thought” in lines 

Stateside’s conversation with Elizabeth Youngblood

  • Elizabeth Youngblood is a Detroit artist. Her current solo exhibition "Room Tone" is on display at M Contemporary Art Gallery in Ferndale through March 20. 
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

After another tumultuous year in US politics, Congressman Jack Bergman has no regrets

Max Johnston reports

  • Max Johnston is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.

How a history of gerrymandering led to Michigan’s independent redistricting committee

Stateside’s conversation with John Lindstrom

  • John Lindstrom is a longtime Lansing political reporter and former publisher of Gongwer News Service. 
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