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

Tweet goes viral after gay student secretly takes boyfriend to prom

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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