By Justin Hernandez
Originally published on Advocate.com February 14 2014 6:00 AM ET
It's Valentine's Day and love is everywhere. And, in the case of these marriage proposals, love can pop out of nowhere, at any time, even while at a hockey game.
Let's kick off this day of romance by watching some heartfelt and creative marriage proposals. Whether it's through a flash mob, a touching speech, or in front of a pop diva, these proposals will warm your heart and get you into the Valentine spirit.
1. Shaun’s Surprise Proposal to Michael
The end of DOMA also brought about the end of a two-year separation for this binational couple, as Shaun popped the question to Michael in front of a few hundred of Shaun's coworkers.
2. Ann and Jackie's Glee-Inspired Wedding Proposal
This proposal features Glee's version of "Teenage Dream" complete with choreography and Warbler blazers.
3. Spencer's Home Depot Marriage Proposal
What Dustin thought was going to be a trip to Home Depot to help his roommate pick out some lighting turned into so much more as his boyfriend, Spencer, coordinated a flash mob of family and friends to help him pop the question.
4. Jeff and Jeremiah
Jeff surprises Jeremiah with this proposal during their annual trip to Mexico. He even arranged to have the group of friends they met on that vacation four years prior to be there for the special moment.
5. Seattle, the Washington Bus, Jeanne and Alissa
Just the night before this proposal happened, Alissa told her girlfriend, Jeanne, that she wasn’t romantic. This clearly puts that issue to rest.
6. Joseph and the Amazing Flash Mob Marriage Proposal
Two performances of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat didn't stop the show's star, Patrick Stiles, from delivering one more very important performance, and proposal, to his boyfriend, Mike.
7. Marriage Proposal at Rockefeller Center
Stephanie surprised Lisa at New York City's Rockefeller Center in front of the Christmas tree by asking for her hand in marriage after being serenaded by a trio.
8. Vivienne Pinay Gets Engaged at Sea
RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 contestant Vivienne Pinay received quite a surprise while on stage during last year's Drag Stars at Sea cruise when her boyfriend arranged a slideshow celebrating their relationship and capped it off by getting down on one knee.
9. Kimmy’s Proposal to Barb After Skydiving
After an exhilarating, adrenaline-inducing afternoon of skydiving, Kimmy proposes to Barb the moment she touches down on the ground.
10. Knight in Shining Armor
Wet Personal Lubricants founder Michael Trig delivers a storybook wedding proposal to Percy and fulfills the knight in shining armor fantasy in the process.
11. "Marry You" Proposal Featuring Treble NYC
Lily proposes to Nicole with the assistance of the a cappella group Treble. They are both members of the group as well, and Nicole thinks she has arrived late for the show until she realizes the performance is for her.
12. Love at the Atlanta Eagle Contest
Jeff Donaldson, Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2012 and American Leatherman 2012, proposes to his partner, James at the Mr. & Ms. Atlanta Eagle 2013 contest.13. Carl and Drew's Flash Mob Marriage Proposal in Central Park
New York City's Central Park serves as the backdrop to this flash mob performance and proposal.
14. Christina's Marriage Proposal at a Hockey Game
Alicia asks Christina to marry her on the ice during a hockey game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
15. Marriage Proposal at a Kylie Minogue Concert
Kylie Minogue pauses her show and lets Ben propose to Scott, his boyfriend of nine years, during a stop on her Aphrodite tour in Australia.