In celebration of the Washington Blade’s return to newsstands, the staff hosted a launch party at the Palomar Hotel on April 29, in which supporters received advance copies. On April 30, the Mink parties held a Washington Blade event at MOVA.
(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