"My parents told me I couldn't go..."

Tweet goes viral after gay student secretly takes boyfriend to prom

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Since sharing that he was forced to go to the prom behind his parents’ backs because they wouldn’t let him attend with his boyfriend, a teen Tweet has gone viral and garnered loads of support.

The teen, known only as Myren, posted the below photo of himself boyfriend Ralph, with the caption: “My parents told me I couldn’t go to prom because I wanted to go with my boyfriend so I had to go behind their backs.”

Since posting on May 21, the 17-year-old’s Tweet has been retweeted over 18,000 times and received 40,000 likes.

The support he’s received on Twitter has been massive.

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