05/29/2013 03:29 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

It Cost My Family $3,000 To Be Queer This Month

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This month, my wife Katherine and I spent $3,000 to adopt the child we gave birth to. Even though we are legally married in the State of New York, Katherine's parenthood will not be fully recognized without this adoption.

Did you think marriage equality in New York State meant, you know, equality? Nope!

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