Lance Corporal James Wharton (L) kisses his partner Thom McCaffrey (R) during a photocall after he received the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall in London February 3, 2014. Wharton, one ... more 
Lance Corporal James Wharton (L) kisses his partner Thom McCaffrey (R) during a photocall after he received the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall in London February 3, 2014. Wharton, one of the first openly gay soldiers in the British Army, received his award in recognition of his work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, tackling homophobic bullying in secondary schools. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY MILITARY) less 
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