Progress Looks Like a West Point Cadet Taking His Boyfriend to Formal SHARE: Tweet Progress comes in all forms. We’ve seen more and more states allow same-sex couples to marry (almost halfway there to the number of states that allow cousins to wed!) We’ve seen a high schooler receive a standing ovation for courageously coming out in front of his school. We’ve seen a public shaming of 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver and his anti-gay comments leading up to this year’s Super Bowl. But the most handsome form of progress comes care of this West Point cadet and his boyfriend attending a Winter formal weekend in the snow. Follow Us Knight’s Out, a group of LGBT alumni from U.S. Military Academy at West Point, captioned the photo on its Facebook page: This, ladies and gentleman, is progress at an Academy in which we can be proud. A member of the Academy’s Spectrum group and his boyfriend at Yearling Winter Weekend last weekend. Damn straight. Progress. SEE MORE: • Super Bowl XLVII’s 5 Greatest Moments For Gays and Their Allies • What This Standing Ovation For a High Schooler’s Coming Out Means HVculture HVCulture is our bin for all things Culture.