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About Richie

Richie Jackson is the author of Gay Like Me and writes the monthly column “In Gay We Trust” for The Advocate.

He is an award-winning Broadway, television and film producer who most recently produced the Tony Award-nominated Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song on Broadway.

He executive produced Showtime’s Nurse Jackie (Emmy and Golden Globe nominee for “Best Comedy Series”) for seven seasons and co-executive produced the film Shortbus, written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell.

As an alumnus of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, he endowed a fellowship program at his alma mater in 2015 to assist graduates in the transition from academia to a lifelong career in the arts called The Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship.

He and his husband, Jordan Roth, were honored with The Trevor Project’s 2016 Trevor Hero Award. They live in New York City with their two sons.

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September 21

By making #PrideResolutions, we will be expanding our pride beyond just the confines of June, and we will see and f… https://t.co/Y2s8WWoG1W

September 10

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September 7

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Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son