Press Room

August 11, 2004


Statement by Cheryl Jacques on Gov. McGreevey Announcement

WASHINGTON - Human Rights Campaign President Cheryl Jacques released the following statement today regarding New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's press conference today:

"Coming out is a deeply personal journey and Governor McGreevey today showed enormous courage. We are hopeful that, like millions of other American families, Governor McGreevey and his family will come to a place of understanding."

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political organization with members throughout the country. It effectively lobbies Congress, provides campaign support and educates the public to ensure that LGBT Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.