White House Excludes Gay First Spouse of Luxembourg From Photo Caption

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The White House omitted the husband of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel from the caption of an official photograph of the spouses of NATO leaders.

Gauthier Destenay, who married Bettel in 2015, joined the likes of First Lady Melania Trump in Brussels on Thursday while their partners were off discussing world matters.

The First Gentleman posed for photos with the group of women at Royal Castle of Laeken on Thursday evening ahead of a dinner especially for spouses.

The White House then posted the picture to it’s Facebook page on Saturday, with the caption ‘First Lady Melania Trump poses with Belgium’s Queen Mathilde, center, and other spouses of NATO leaders.’

The move sparked outrage among the LGBTQ community and many on Twitter slammed it as ‘classless’ or even ‘homophobic.’

But deputy press secretary Stephanie Grisham insists the omission was an ‘oversight.’