Saying “I do” to the person you love isn’t a right that gay and bisexual people have always been able to enjoy. Up until 2014, British same-sex couples couldn’t get married; while nation-wide marriage equality only came to America in 2015. Even today, same-sex couples in countries with otherwise thriving LGBTQ+ communities such as Australia are still fighting for marriage rights.
So when they do decide to get hitched, they’re making history. That might explain why some of the most fabulous, romantic and down-right tear-jerking marriage proposals are coming out of the LGBTQ+ community – after all, if you’re going to break down barriers, you may as well do it in style. And this LGBTQ+ History Month, we’re celebrating the couples who shared their special moments with the world on YouTube; and proving that love is love, no matter the gender, at the same time.
Enlisting your partner’s favourite sports team to help you pop the question is 100% #ProposalGoals.
This sneaky proposal was so subtle, the lucky lady had have it spelled out for her. Luckily she got the message in the end.
With same-sex marriage still against the law in Singapore, this man asked to whisk his partner away to California so they could tie the knot.
They say that when you’re in love all you want to do is shout it from the roof tops, but we think shouting it from the van-tops is just as effective. And adorable.
This British policeman brought an entire Pride parade to a stand-still for this viral proposal.
Skydiving onto a giant “will you marry me?” sign. Need we say more?
Sometimes, simplicity is key. And when you have the canals of Venice, your own personal Gondola and the man of your dreams by your side, who needs a flashmob?