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Cheryl discusses equality with the President and First Lady

Bridgewater College
Bridgewater College will host a gay marriage debate between former Massachusetts State Senator Cheryl Jacques and John H. Rogers, majority leader for the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

The Advocate
Gay rights champion and former State Senator Cheryl Jacques is no longer running the human rights campaign, but this election year, she's still in the fight.

Harvard Institute of Politics Announces Fall Fellows

Q Television to Broadcast From Family Pride Week

Q Television Signs Cheryl Jacques on as Special Political Commentator

Former HRC chief continues gay marriage advocacy

Southern Voice

Moving Up & Out: Cheryl Jacques and Jennifer Chrisler
Windy City Times

Jacques Stands by Marriage Rights Goal
The Boston Globe

Former gay rights leader Jacques speaks out
The Advocate

This Just In: Q&A with Cheryl
The Boston Phoenix

Writing the Next Chapter in the Book of Civil Rights
Lecture at Boston College

Awards and Affiliations

  • Fellow—Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics
  • Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from Simmons College
  • Adjunct Professor at Suffolk University School of Law
  • Member of the Massachusetts and Florida Bar Associations
  • Member of the Lambda national LGBTQ Advisory Network for the Child Welfare League of America
  • Named by Boston Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful women in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Named by OUT Magazine as one of the 100 influential gay leaders in the country.
  • Adjunct Professor George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management