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Cream City Foundation

Ruthie answers a question from a young reader interested in moving to Milwaukee to pursue a drag career. more

Dear Ruthie

Paul Masterson offers a tribute to departing LGBTQ advocate, Eric Peterson, who brought significant advancement to the Cream City Foundation, Saturday Softball Beer League and Milwaukee Gay Sports Network. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie answers a question from a reader suffering verbal abuse from her partner when she drinks. more

Dear Ruthie

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Photo credit: Mark R Mariucci

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

Ruthie advises a reader looking for a new job on LGBTQ networking events. more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie answers dating and hook-up related questions from readers. more

Dear Ruthie

On April 14, Marquette University will become the first Catholic university to host a Pride Prom. The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property is up in arms. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie answers a question from a reader whose brother’s boyfriend has terrible table manners. more

Dear Ruthie

Milwaukee's tremendous LGBTQ organizations offer both gifts and opportunities to give to those in need this holiday season. more

My LGBTQ POV

The recent midterm elections give signs that the anti-transgender trend in American politics is reversing. more

My LGBTQ POV

This October, Milwaukee is home to many LGBTQ-themed Halloween events including bar crawls, story telling, scavenger hunts and costume contests. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie thanks the community for its support of Ruthie’s Kennel Club. Exciting upcoming events include the Shepherd Express and Cream City Foundation’s 2017 LGBTQ Progress Awards, Rainbow Community Potluck and Idina Menzel at the Riverside T... more

Dear Ruthie

The past several years have been marked by a gradual progress towards universal understanding of transgender issues and an embrace of trans equality; this year, however, trans advances have been suffering some setbacks. more

My LGBTQ POV

A mixture of good and bad things occurred for the country’s LGBT community last year. Now, our resolution must be to reinvigorate our struggle and make 2017 a very good year, a historic one in our continuing the fight for our rights. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie looks forward to the holiday season and plugs great upcoming events including: Transgender Day of Remembrance at UW-Milwaukee, Nov. 17; opening night of La Cage aux Folles at Skylight Music Theatre, Nov. 18; and an LGBT families meet... more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie answers a question from a reader whose hubby doesn’t love Halloween as much as he does. Exciting upcoming events include: “Angst, Horror & Fun” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Oct. 21; Milwaukee LGBT Wedding Expo at The Hilton Milwau... more

Dear Ruthie

Paul Masterson celebrates last week’s second annual LGBT Progress Awards. more

My LGBTQ POV

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

Dear Ruthie

The second annual Shepherd Express LGBT Progress Awards, co-presented by Cream City Foundation, will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at The Wherehouse. more

Around MKE

Paul Masterson explores the many ways in which members of Milwaukee’s LGBT community are generous and engaged in volunteerism. more

My LGBTQ POV

On Thursday, Sep. 24, The Cream CityFoundation will host their annual Business Equality Luncheon at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. The event is a celebration of the diversity and fairness in Southeastern Wisconsin's business community, and high.. more

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