July 25, 2013 at 12:24 am EST | by Michael K. Lavers
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Carlos Hernando Rivera Ramírez and Gonzalo Ruiz Giraldo in Bogotá on July 25, 2013. (Photo courtesy of Lina Cuéllar/Sentiido)

Carlos Hernando Rivera Ramírez and Gonzalo Ruiz Giraldo in Bogotá on July 25, 2013. Photo courtesy of Lina Cuéllar/Sentiido.

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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