“Ramy” Star Steve Way on the Maddening Injustices of Dating While Disabled
Steve and Ramy laying in bed, looking at the camera. Screenshot from GQ article

Now that you’re living together, is marriage on the table? Is that something you’ve talked about or are considering?
Definitely. But I’d have to make enough money to where I don’t have to rely on government assistance and health care. Once I get married, it becomes joint income, and I’ll lose all that. Private insurance does not cover personal-care assistance at all. You can only get the at-home care I need on Medicaid, which means I can’t have more than $2,000 in my bank account at any given time.

Wow. That’s not only a barrier to marriage but a barrier to success.
It’s a barrier to life.

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