1. An amazing marriage proposal at Philadelphia’s Pride celebration this weekend put all other possible Pride wedding proposals TO SHAME.
2. Elicia Gonzales asked her girlfriend, Megan Hannah, to marry her in truly flawless fashion. Let’s get the recap!
3. Step 1. Stop the parade and approach your future bride.
6. Step 4. Keep saying all those ~ romantic ~ things until she can’t stop smiling.
7. Step 5. Let her mull over the possibility of spending “happily ever after” by your side.
8. Step 6. Act cool, like you knew for sure she was going to say YES!
Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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