This past weekend at NYC Pride, John Rabbia and Michael Richman got engaged, and we couldn’t be happier for them. The two men are part of a flag troupe called The Flaggots (yes, you read that right!), and they choreographed an intricate routine for the parade this past weekend. However, unbeknownst to Michael, John had decided that he wanted to use the opportunity to propose, and he’d gotten the entire troupe in on his plan.
The routine itself was SO beautiful — twirling rainbow flags everywhere, while Jesse Glynne’s “Hold My Hand” blared over the speakers. Toward the end of the routine, Michael walked confidently through the crowd of performers toward John, kissed him on the cheek, and then got down on one knee.
Michael said yes, and has since posted this to his Facebook:
The full text reads:
You can watch the entire video below:
We wish the pair a lifetime of love and happiness.