January 18, 2013 at 8:34 pm EDT | by Michael Key
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Houston Mayor Annise Parker (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Photo of Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaking at a Mayors for the Freedom to Marry event during the U.S. Conference of Mayors at the Capitol Hilton on Jan. 18, 2013. Washington Blade photo by Michael Key.

Michael Key has worked as a photojournalist for the Washington Blade since 2009 and is currently serving as the photo editor. He has worked on Capitol Hill, in the White House, on the campaign trail and in cities along the East Coast taking iconic photos documenting the extension of marriage benefits to same-sex couples, the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and other events of interest to the LGBT community. Follow Michael

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