January 20, 2017 at 10:24 pm EDT | by Michael Key
PHOTOS: Gays for Trump DeploraBall
Deploraball, gay news, Washington Blade

The Gays for Trump Deploraball Gala (Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

Gays for Trump held its DeploraBall Gala at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Md. following the inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Deploraball, gay news, Washington Blade (Washington Blade photos 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

  • customartist

    What do these Trump supporters have to say about the removal of the LGBT page from the Whitehouse Website? Do they love being doormats?

    Is this “Everyone’s President”?

    • MS

      They’ll make up a myriad of excuses I’m sure… they’re all so deeply in denial about this whole thing!

      • Observing U

        They don’t care as long as they got their rich white man president.

    • dlampo

      My God, how stupid can you be? ALL the pages from the Obama administration were taken down BECAUSE HE’S NO LONGER PRESIDENT! Do you read the papers?

  • BTW, how do you know it wasn’t OBAMA admin who removed the page with the negative assumption that Trump doesn’t care? Gays4Trump. Yes Please.

    • Observing U

      Because people have brains. Well most people. That’s how you know it wasn’t Obama.

  • Observing U

    Let it be known that Gays are as capable of racism, misogyny, and bigotry as any other group. Sadly.

    • Erik

      Absolutely. Being LGBTQIA does not make us any better than others.

  • tittietwister

    Most vocally LGBT supporting candidate to ever run on a “republican” ticket. #Trump4gays! Liberal NYC democrat runs as a republican and everyone loses their minds! #gottaloveit!!

  • ben_thayer_don_that

    if anyone can identify anyone in the photos, that would be helpful.

    • dlampo

      Helpful for what reason?

      • ben_thayer_don_that

        so if i encounter them in a professional setting, I can go to the nearest toilet and throw up.

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