February 7, 2014 at 10:16 am EDT | by Michael Key
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U.S. Olympian David Pichler and staffers with Human Rights First on Thursday met with Russian LGBT rights advocates in St. Petersburg. (Photo courtesy of Human Rights First)

Photo of U.S. Olympian David Pichler and staffers with Human Rights First meeting with Russian LGBT rights advocates in St. Petersburg. Photo courtesy of Human Rights First.

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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