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Gay Acrobat Proposes to His Boyfriend in Groundbreaking Moment Live on Italian TV: WATCH

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In a moment never before seen on Italian TV, a gay couple got engaged.

The proposal took place on Italia's Got Talent, after Les Farfadais, a troupe of acrobatic dancers, performed a routine to "The Power of Love". One of the dancers then got down on one knee, and after his boyfriend said "yes" the couple kissed on stage.

The judges Vanessa Incontrada, Claudio Bisio, Nina Zilli, Luciana Littizzetto and Frank Matano, were as stunned as the audience, who cheered for the couple.

Said the show's host: "I swear that this marriage proposal was not in the lineup."

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Italy, of course, does not have marriage equality but has been making modest moves toward it in recent months.

In February, Italy's highest appeals court ruled that same-sex marriage is not a constitutional right but that gay couples are entitled to certain rights and protections.

Rome's Mayor married 16 gay couples last October in defiance of Italy's laws. Rome has also created a register of civil unions for same-sex couples. Bologna  came out in favor of recognizing same-sex unions in September.

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Gay Marriage Proposal of the Day: Patrick and Gavin

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Last month, Gavin Hatch thought he was just going out for drinks with one of his friends at Disney's Boardwalk resort but it turned out to be another night entirely, planned out in advance by his then boyfriend, now fiancé, Patrick.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Transgender Man Describes How Coming Out To His Lesbian Girlfriend Led to Marriage: VIDEO

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A transgender man shared his touching coming out story with I’m From Driftwood, a LGBTQA story archive, on how he came out as a transgender man to his lesbian girlfriend. 

Said Mitch:

"We actually met online, on the site OKCupid. So we had this great dynamic from the start. I was, at the time, really, like, [a] kind of butch - or masculine-identified woman, and she is and always has been - remains - a really feminine-identified woman. It wasn't something, even when I entered the relationship, that I was thinking, 'This is something I need to tell her about me,' it's hard to explain how I had compartmentalized that part of me and just put it somewhere else, and it hadn't come to the fore for several years."

A year into their relationship, Jocelyn’s faith in Mitch gave him the strength to come out to his girlfriend as transgender. Mitch’s coming out was emotional, but Mitch’s courage in coming out led to the two’s engagement and marriage.

Watch Mitch talk about Jocelyn and how her unwavering support helped him through the transition process and into marriage, AFTER THE JUMP

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A Real-Life Gay Proposal Took Place on the Set of Kelly Clarkson's 'Heartbeat Song' Music Video: WATCH

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Last week we posted Kelly Clarkson's "Heartbeat Song" music video, which featured a number of couples and told a tale of how we all have a chance at finding love again after a break-up.

One of the stories was a gay couple who are seen in the clip showing off a set of rings.

The backstory on the clip, which we now know thanks to a behind-the-scenes video, is that Zac Woodward and Chad Laboy are a real-life couple and Laboy got down on one knee and proposed to Woodward for real, on set, and it was shot by the crew.

Woodward is a producer for the "Woody and Jim Show" on Nashville radio station 107.5 The River.

Watch the moment, AFTER THE JUMP....

And watch Clarkson's video HERE if you missed it.

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'Orange is the New Black' Star Lea DeLaria Engaged to Girlfriend Chelsea Fairless

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Actress Lea DeLaria (aka "Big Boo" from Orange is the New Black) announced her engagement to fashion editor Chelsea Fairless on Facebook yesterday - accompanied by a photoshopped image of the couple with Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor.

Wrote DeLaria:

Despite their concerns about the patriarchal confines of marriage, actor / singer Lea DeLaria & editrix Chelsea Fairless of Brooklyn, New York are pleased to announce their engagement. No date has been set for the impending nuptials but it's safe to say that it will be the event of the season, or a total shit show.

E! reports the two met two and a half years ago through actress Emma Myles, who plays Leanne on the hit Netflix show. 

"We definitely have a few ideas. Sandra Bernhardtwill be marrying us. She's a very close friend and she's an officiant," DeLaria said. "And Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be my best man. We go way back."

Congrats ladies!


Michael Sam Confirms Engagement To Vito Cammisano

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Last week we brought you news of unconfirmed reports that Michael Sam was engaged to marry his longtime boyfriend, with whom he shared the kiss seen 'round the world, Vito Cammisano. 

Today, Sam confirmed those reports on Twitter by sharing a picture of him proposing to Cammisano on bended knee with what appears to be the Vatican in the background. The photo proves correct earlier speculations that the two got engaged while on holiday in Italy.

Sam's tweet tagged Cammisano and was captioned "Thank you for saying yes", followed by three diamond ring emojis.

Cammisano posted a follow-up photo with ring on hand:

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Congratulations to the happy couple!

Watch a video of Sam discussing his thoughts on marriage for last month's OWN documentary on him, AFTER THE JUMP...

(Photo via Twitter)

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