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Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in the early 1980s.

Richie Jackson: It’s tougher to be gay in Trump era than 1980s

Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in the early 1980s.

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