The White House Gets A Same-Sex Marriage Proposal

By Christopher Harrity

Originally published on Advocate.com December 17 2012 1:52 PM ET

U.S. Marine Matthew Phelps (left) proposed to his partner, Ben Schock (right), at a White House event this weekend. Read more about the proposal on Phelps's Facebook page.

See more images on the following pages. A transgender man proposed to his wife at the White House in June.

U.S. Marine Matthew Phelps and Ben Schock attend their first ball together, with the Marines and officers of Marine Corps University at Arlington, VA.

Matthew (right) and Ben celebrating the Marine Corps' 237th birthday with their gay family at Freddie's Beach Bar and Grill.