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LGBTQ Community Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

by Brooke Sopelsa /
Image: The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng waves to supporters Aug. 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington".
The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng waves to supporters Aug. 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the "March on Washington". AFP/Getty Images

Monday marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday celebrating the life and legacy of the great American civil rights leader.

The LGBTQ community -- from out entertainers and politicians to national nonprofits -- took to social media to honor Dr. King and his teachings. Here are just some of the many noteworthy posts:

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