Lost benefits due to marriage. 

@bright_helpings . yes, this happened to me. My spouse and I got gay married in Canada when she was in grad school there. This was when gay marriage wasn't legal in my state in the US. Then, a few years later gay marriage passed. I was ecstatic, of course, but I was also dropped from food stamps and state medicaid and that really hurt us financially. Like going hungry hurting. It's paternalistic as hell and puts disabled people and poor people in a double bind.

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