• A policeman kisses his boyfriend after proposing to him during the Pride in London parade. (AAP)Source: AAP
“He said yes.”
By
Sarah Norton

27 Jun 2016 - 12:29 PM  UPDATED 27 Jun 2016 - 12:29 PM

London held its annual LGBTQIA+ Pride parade over the weekend, and during the event, the parade stopped for two policemen popping the question to their partners.

The first proposal was caught on camera as a police officer walking in the parade got down on one knee to propose to his partner in the crowd. Spoilers: he says yes, they kiss, it's adorable, try not to cry:

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The second proposal saw two police officers get engaged, and it was equally as heartwarming.

The newly engaged men were three of 80 police present at the London Pride parade. The high police presence was partially due to the mass shooting in Orlando recently.

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A minute of silence was held during the parade in London’s Trafalgar Square to remember the victims of the Orlando massacre.

Attendants observe a minute's silence in commemoration of the victims of the Orlando shooting after the Pride London march.

Ahead of the Pride parade, London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) launched a Staff Support Association representing LGBT+ staff. It aims to provide awareness and inclusivity to MPS staff while creating a more knowledgeable workforce that can better address crimes or the issues affecting the LGBT+ community.

"The new staff association will represent LGBT matters in the Met, promoting recruitment and delivering training to LGBT liaison officers. It will also provide access to local and national events, promote reporting and provide support to members who have suffered LGBT crimes or bullying,” PC Anton Brown, the Chair of the Network, said in a statement.