The last five years have brought momentous change to the LGBT movement. Here, Blade Photo Editor Michael Key looks back on some of his favorite photos from that period. (Click photos below to enlarge)
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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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