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Off the Cuff with Brett Blomme, president and CEO of the Cream City Foundation. Topics include the philanthropic foundation’s elevated priority areas: health, equity and prosperity; as well as Blomme’s personal commitment to LGBTQ advancement. more

Off the Cuff

Paul Masterson details some of the many LGBTQ-themed events and celebrations taking place during Pride Month. more

My LGBTQ POV

Madison is considering a pair of bills that could reduce LGBTQ protections from discrimination; an HIV/STI cluster in Milwaukee is being ignored by churches; and two Milwaukee Common Councilmen abstained from a vote on banning conversion ... more

My LGBTQ POV

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If you thought the Winter Olympics were pretty gay, Milwaukee LGBTQ summer sports are in the offing and it’s going to be a hot bat season, and then some. more

My LGBTQ POV

Recommended by the CDC to reduce the spread of HIV, PrEP can lower the rate of infection by nearly 90%, but, while PrEP awareness is well established on the coasts, it is significantly lower in the Midwest—especially among racial minorities. more

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Amid the storm of end-of-year giving letters, Paul Masterson recommends readers pay special attention to those from Diverse & Resilient, a premier LGBTQ organization located in the Harambee neighborhood that serves many people of color. more

My LGBTQ POV

Wisconsin’s AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) leads the way in the state in the ongoing fight against the spread of HIV, the deleterious effects of AIDS and the ignorance and bigotry about HIV/AIDS that still plague our country. more

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From its first year in 1990, the AIDS Walk has been a major fundraiser for the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin and a focal point for community organizing around LGBTQ issues. more

My LGBTQ POV

Costumed pets take over Brady Street, while Vliet Street celebrates all things fall and Riverwest galleries open their doors. more

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Taken daily and combined with condom use and basic safe sex practices, a new HIV prevention medicine, PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), has proven to be more than 90% effective in preventing transmission of HIV through sexual activity. more

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The Trump Administration has no policy on LGBTQ health issues. more

My LGBTQ POV

Dear Ruthie expounds upon events in and around Milwaukee of interest to the LGBT community, in particular, the annual PrideFest, which takes place on the Summerfest grounds June 9-11. more

Dear Ruthie

Dear Ruthie answers readers’ letters and gives us a run-down of events of interest to the Milwaukee area LGBT community taking place between May 31 and June 4. more

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Off the Cuff interviews Brad Schlaikowski, who, with his husband, Nick, opened Courage MKE in 2015. This organization strives to address the devastating problem of LGBTQ+ youth homelessness Milwaukee by raising funds to open a shelter on th... more

Off the Cuff

Paul Masterson discusses professional sports and the LGBT cause. more

My LGBTQ POV

Along with several dozen Milwaukee Art Museum members, ARCW staff and the tour’s sponsor, Joe Pabst, Paul Masterson viewed “Art AIDS America" in Chicago’s Alphawood Gallery. He recounts this recent trip. more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader whose partner is verbally abusive. Upcoming events include World AIDS Day Event, Hands Up for HIV Prevention at Hillside Terrace Family Resource Center, Dec. 1; “Down Home with the Carpenters” at S... more

Dear Ruthie

Paul Masterson discusses the openly LGBT members of Wisconsin’s state and federal political representation, as well as the curious lack thereof at the level of the city of Milwaukee. more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader exasperated by the seaming lack of fellow gay men looking for commited monogamous relationships. Exicting upcoming events include the LGBT Progress Awards at The Wherehouse, Aug. 11; King’s Night at t... more

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Pete Minns discusses this year’s Wisconsin AIDS Ride. more

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