June 6, 2012 at 7:17 am EST | by Michael K. Lavers
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The AIDS Memorial Quilt on the National Mall in 1996 (Photo Courtesy of the NAMES Project Foundation)

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Michael K. Lavers has been a staff writer for the Washington Blade since May 2012. The passage of Maryland's same-sex marriage law, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the burgeoning LGBT rights movement in Latin America and the consecration of gay New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson are among the many stories he has covered since his career began in 2002. Follow Michael

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