Gay West Point Cadet Escorts His Boyfriend To Winter Weekend Formal (PHOTO)

02/05/2013 02:07 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

A beautiful photo of a West Point cadet escorting his boyfriend to a winter formal is making the blogosphere rounds.

The photo appears on the Facebook page of Knights Out, the West Point alumni support group for LGBT soldiers. The men in the photo were not named by the site.

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"This, ladies and gentleman, is progress at an Academy in which we can be proud," the caption reads. "A member of the Academy's Spectrum group and his boyfriend at Yearling Winter Weekend last weekend."

As Towleroad points out, Yearlings are technically sophomores.

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