The process of paying off those balances led them to want to share the financial lessons they learned with others. That led to their second "aha" moment last year. While preparing a show for their "Queer Money" podcast, Schneider, 44, learned that they were giving up access to future Social Security spousal and survivor benefits by not getting married. The couple's revelation comes as gay couples have had to adjust to a new world following the Supreme Court's landmark decision to make same-sex marriage a right nationwide three years ago this month. The decision changed the landscape for financial planning for gay couples, particularly with regard to sharing retirement assets including Social Security.
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Calling something marriage does not make it marriage. Marriage has always been a covenant between a man and a woman which is by its nature ordered toward the procreation and education of children and the unity and wellbeing of the spouses. They propose the union between two men or two women. This denies the self-evident biological, physiological, and psychological differences between men and women which find their complementarity in marriage. It also denies the specific primary purpose of marriage: the perpetuation of the human race and the raising of children. Marriage is not just any relationship between human beings.
Does Marriage Still Benefit Society?
The only good thing it would do is lower the number of orphans. If it was legal, gays would also get tax cuts, degrade the meaning of marriage, teach children it is right to be gay, gays would be allowed, and could even be welcomed to publicly show affect. If marriage in general is a benefit to society, then gay marriage has the same benefit that straight marriage has. Please explain how gay marriage would degrade society? Why wouldn't you want to teach children it's ok to be gay
Lee Badgett M. Lee Badgett. Same-sex marriage in New York state became legal on July 24, Lee Badgett was quick to respond.