Tears are dripping from our eyeballz because a gay proposal between an active Marine Captain IN the White House is a seminal moment in our nation's history!!
Over the weekend, U.S. Marine Corps Captain Matthew Phelps surprised boyfriend Ben Schock during a holiday tour of the White House when he bent down on one knee and asked Ben for his hand in marriage (above)!
And, in front of numerous snapping cameras, Ben said YES!
This is the FIRST EVER gay marriage proposal to take place within the walls of The White House!
BUT unfortunately, because of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Department of Defense cannot legally recognize their union.
Matthew recently stated: