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Read the Shepherd Express’ “Saving Our Democracy” column for the week of June 28 to July 4, to get politically and socially active; read about activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary ... more

Saving Our Democracy

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

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie answers a question from a reader concerned about a fellow volunteer throwing shade. more

Dear Ruthie

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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

Ruthie answers a question from a reader who believes his dates find his bank account more attractive than him. Exciting upcoming events include Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Pfister (May 11), Women’s Voices Milwaukee’s “Remember Love” concert ... more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie celebrates Cinco de Mayo! Exciting upcoming events include May 5 parties at This Is It and UMOS as well as a Coffee Connection event (May 8) and appearances by Dita Von Teese (May 8) and Trixie Mattel (May 9). more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie advises a reader who wants to get more involved in the LGBTQ community, and reveals her fresh weekly social calendar. more

Dear Ruthie

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April brought new hope for Wisconsin politics, including the election of Rebecca Dallet to the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie fields a question from a reader considering PrEP. more

Dear Ruthie

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 who confessed to disliking her friend’s ex only the see the two get back together. Exciting St. Paddy’s week events include: D.I.X. St. Patty’s Day Bash, March 17; Miranda Sings at the Riverside Theater ... more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie advises a woman whose husband wants to change her retirement plan after many years of successful work-finance negotiation. more

Dear Ruthie

This week, Dear Ruthie’s exciting upcoming events include the Milwaukee’s LGBT Community Center’s TGIF event at Woody’s, Jan. 26; Elton John: Rocket Man! At Sunset Playhouse, Jan. 29-30; and Star Wars Trivia at Mary’s BeerCade, Jan. 30. more

Dear Ruthie

In light of President Trump’s “shithole countries” remark, Paul Masterson issues a call to speak out against the “New Vulgarity.” more

My LGBTQ POV

Paul Masterson’s LGBTQ year in review, including triumphs such as the election of eight openly trans politicians nationally, and tragedies including the hate crime murders of children Giovanni Melton and Gabriel Fernandez. more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie reflects on Christmas and shares her calendar. more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie answers a question from a reader looking for tips on how to look her holiday best on a budget. more

Dear Ruthie

Once upon a time, straight men were perceived as paragons of virtue, while gay men were seen as sexually hyperactive and amoral. Current straight male political figures upend these stereotypes. more

My LGBTQ POV

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