June 10, 2017 at 1:29 pm EDT | by Michael Key
Rainbow crosswalks painted on 17th Street
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Volunteers paint a crosswalk at 17th and Q with rainbow colors in celebration of LGBT pride. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Members of the community were invited to paint crosswalks in rainbow colors along 17th Street, NW on June 10, 2017: hours before the Capital Pride Parade was scheduled to pass by.

Volunteers also painted a crosswalk with the colors of the trans pride flag. (Washington Blade photo 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

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