Gay, lesbian couples apply to marry in Va.

Cameron Hunt and Keyan Herron, a gay Richmond couple, on Tuesday joined four other gay and lesbian couples in what has become a Valentine’s Day tradition — a trek to the Richmond Circuit Court clerk’s office to file applications for marriage licenses.

For the eighth year, the applications by gay and lesbian couples were rejected because Virginia does not recognize same-sex marriage. But Hunt and Herron followed their hearts and later were unofficially wed outside the John Marshall Courts Building.

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