September 29, 2018 at 8:19 pm EST | by Michael Key
PHOTOS: NOVA Pride 2018
NOVA Pride, gay news, Washington Blade

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks at NOVA Pride on Sept. 29. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

The fifth annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival was held at the Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Va. on Saturday, Sept. 29. Entertainment at NOVA Pride included Wicked Jezabel, Crys Matthews and Heather Mae. Speakers included advocate Karen K. Holmes, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) and current Gov. Ralph Northam (D-Va.). Mix 107.3’s Jimmy Alexander served as the emcee of the event. NOVA Pride, 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

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