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Straight Teen Asks His Gay Best Friend to Prom

The man in charge of planing the school dances never had a date...until now!

Anthony Martinez is a member of his high school student council and often plans the school dances at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas. But Martinez, who is gay, tweeted that he never gets asked to the dances.

I DONT WANT TO DATE YOU I JUST WANT A GUY AS A DATE TO PROM. I ALWAYS HELP WITH DANCES ITD BE NICE TO GET ASKED TO ONE.

April 21, 2015



That is about to change as his best friend, Jacob Lescenski, who is straight, asked Martinez to prom in the most adorable way.

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Lescenski had classmates hold a banner he made that said: “You’re hella gay, I’m hella str8, but you’re like my brother, so be my d8?”

Guess who just got asked to prom by @JacobLescenskii pic.twitter.com/eDrTRkX7fp

April 21, 2015



Lescenski told New Now Next he asked his friend to prom because of the social media posts that he never had a date. 

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Martinez said yes and expressed his gratitude on Tumblr. He posted “He’s my best friend, and a real man given the fact he has the guts to fulfill my gay student council dream of always helping out planning dances, and never getting asked. I couldn’t ask for a better person in my life. Thank you Jacob, can’t wait for May 2nd!”

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