“I miss him so much, and although we are confident things will work out, they haven’t yet,” Marine Corps Capt. Matthew Phelps says of his husband, thousands of miles away. Although the Pentagon is forcing states to recognize married same-sex couples, some of its own policies are keeping gay couples apart.
“I wanted to propose at the White House because that was where we went on our first date,” wrote U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps in an email to BuzzFeed about his Saturday night marriage proposal to Ben Schock.
Over the weekend, U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps proposed to his partner Ben Schock in what is believed to be the first same-sex engagement caught on camera at the White House.