June 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm EDT | by Michael Key

Melissa Etheridge, United States Department of Justice, gay news, Washington Blade, LGBT Pride

Photo of entertainer Melissa Etheridge speaking at the 2013 Department of Justice Pride event on June 18. 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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