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In Gay We Trust, a new monthly column in The Advocate by Richie Jackson
From his successes in authoring Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Gay Son and producing award-winning shows on Broadway, television, and film, RICHIE JACKSON possesses landmark perspectives and insights and you can read his latest thoughts in his monthly column, In Gay We Trust, in The Advocate. Read his column here > >
Richie Jackson is the author of Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son published by HarperCollins. 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.