July 25, 2012 at 12:20 am EDT | by Michael K. Lavers
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‘I will continue to dedicate my life to making sure we have a viable cure for everyone living with this dreaded disease. I will not let Eric down and I will not let the world down,’ said Timothy Ray Brown. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

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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