February 7, 2014 at 10:16 am EDT | by Michael Key
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Russian police on Sunday reportedly arrested a former Italian parliamentarian who unfurled a rainbow flag with a pro-gay slogan at the Olympics. (Photo courtesy of Queer Nation NY)

Photo of members of Queer Nation NY protesting outside the Russian consulate in New York City on Feb. 6, 2014. Photo courtesy of Queer Nation NY.

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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