"Making a scene"A lesbian couple stages a mock wedding in Beijing on Valentine's Day, 2009. Some gay people in China's capital use the holiday to campaign for greater acceptance of homosexuality
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A Valentine's Day poem
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Flowers wait to be made into a Valentine's Day bouquet at the White Tulip florist
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A heart is painted in the snow on a table of a sidewalk cafe in Berlin on another snowy Valentine's Day, in 2005
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A man drives a truck with signage denouncing the Valentine's Day in Karachi, Pakistan.
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A couple enjoys a glass of wine on Valentine's Day.
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Chinese singles have been buying up odd numbered seats so that couples can't sit next to each other on Valentine's Day
James Dean at the local high school's Sweethearts Ball on St. Valentine's Day in Fairmount, Indiana, 1955.
Jennifer Garner as Julia Fitzpatrick and Ashton Kutcher as Reed Bennett in "Valentine's Day".
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A couple poses with a picture board displaying a wedding portrait of gay grooms in central Beijing on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2011
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. When asked by a reporter what the speaker had for his wife for Valentine's Day, Boehner responded with a playful pucker of his lips.