White House Leaves Out, Then Edits in Luxembourg Premier's Gay Husband From Portrait Caption

The photo caption's omission created an online furor and resulted in the White House editing the caption

The White House photo post omitting the name of the husband of the prime minister of Luxembourg
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Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, was inexplicable left out of the caption on an official picture of the spouses of NATO leaders posted online by the White House's official Facebook page.

Melania Trump, wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, was mentioned twice in the original post that was published with a series of photos from the president's first visit's abroad.

The post was edited about six hours later to include Destenay, who married Bettel in 2015, making them the first same-sex couple at the head of an EU country. 

Daily Beast editor Scott Bixby shared a screenshot on Twitter, writing: "Is there a reason the White House didn't include the First Gentleman of Luxembourg in this photo caption? Like, a non-homophobic one?"

The post was edited after many online protests in the post's comments section, including the "Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation" (GLAAD), which commented from its official page asking, "What about Luxembourg's openly gay first husband?"