May 21, 2013 at 11:52 am EDT | by Michael Key

The NYPD said Torres also faces charges for allegedly stabbing a co-worker at a Manhattan construction site whom he said blew kisses at him on Sept. 12. (Photo courtesy of Karlo)

Photo of a man holding a sign saying, “NYC will not tolerate this!” at an anti-violence march on May 20, 2013 protesting the recent spate of anti-gay hate crimes in New York City. Photo courtesy Karlo.

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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