Marriage inequality isn’t just a social injustice?— it’s a financial one, too.
Just ask 67-year-old Arlene Goldberg. The South Florida resident was kicked out of her home after her wife of 47 years died because she wasn’t entitled to her wife’s Social Security benefits. Without that extra money, she couldn’t afford to pay the mortgage.
“I’m trying to figure out how I am going to get through this time,” she told NBC News. “I really can’t even pay my bills.”
“But I do wish him the best because he’s really a great guy. I’ll remember him for his class, and his hustle, and his dignity… and that one time the Red Sox were down 3-0 in the ALCS, and they came back to beat the Yankees.” – Seth