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.

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September 22

I understand the impulse when an LGBTQ person comes out to convey that nothing will change for you, but I think, mo… https://t.co/58fFgSH7L9

September 21

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September 8

On Sept 8, 2012, 10 years ago today, Jordan and I were married. A lot has changed for us over the decade but what h… https://t.co/47PTpLu6T9

Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son