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About Richie

Richie Jackson is the author of the book Gay Like Me published by HarperCollins and an opinion columnist for The Advocate.

He is an award-winning Broadway, television, and film producer who produced the Tony Award-nominated Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song on Broadway and executive produced Showtime’s Nurse Jackie (Emmy and Golden Globe nominee for “Best Comedy Series”) for seven seasons.

As an alumnus of NYU, he endows a program at his alma mater to train the next generation of LGBTQ+ activists called the Richie Jackson LGBTQ+ Service Fellows.

He and his husband, Jordan Roth, were honored with The Trevor Project’s 2016 Trevor Hero Award. They are the proud parents of two extraordinary sons.

Twitter Feed

about 10 hours ago

I am always asked, “Did you make your son gay?” https://t.co/Z6rshSsUY2

June 28

With my hero @cmclymer at the DNC LGBTQ Gala! https://t.co/6SpOb1guvx

June 8

Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son