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Man Proposes To His Boyfriend On Beijing Underground, Melts China’s Heart

by : Mark Foster on : 01 Oct 2015 17:45

China has been engulfed in a flood of love during it’s traditional Mid-Autumn Love Fesitval, with social media following suit after the video went viral on the Chinese equivalent to Twitter.

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On a busy Beijing subway, one man kneels before his boyfriend and proposes, as smiling onlookers applaud the couple. The kneeling man says ‘I want everyone I know or I don’t know to witness this, I will be loving you for the rest of my life’.

China officially de-criminalised homosexuality in 1997, and removed same-sex attractions from its list of mental disorders – compared to America where it was decriminalised in 2003.

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The video currently has over 10,000 shares on Chinese social media site Weibo, and doesn’t look to be slowing down any time soon.

https://youtu.be/7Z5mBNtegsw

It’s a touching moment caught on camera, and hopefully more couples find happiness together during the festival.

Mark Foster

Mark is the Gaming Editor for UNILAD. Having grown up a gaming addict, he's been deeply entrenched in culture and spends time away from work playing as much as possible. Mark studied music at University and found a love for journalism through going to local gigs and writing about them for local and national publications.

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