June 29, 2014 at 4:26 pm EDT | by Michael Key

Laverne Cox, Delores Nettles, New York Pride, gay news, Washington Blade

Photo of Actress Laverne Cox speaking with Delores Nettles, whose transgender daughter, Islan Nettles, was murdered last August in Harlem, before the New York Pride on June 29, 2014. Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers.

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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