Between Ourselves – by Jessica Carreras

Denise Brogan-Kator is a 54-year-old mother who lives with her partner, Mary Kator, in Milford. She’s also the chairperson of the Triangle Foundation’s board of trustees, on the board of the Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project and the co-founder (with Mary) of the Rainbow Law Center. Whichever hat she wears, Brogan-Kator keeps one goal in mind: equality.

You made a big career change from business to law. Why?

I came to the University of Michigan Law School at age 49 in the belief that it would provide me with the extra tools necessary to help make positive change for the LGBT community….