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Milwaukee LGBT Community Center

Last year, the Marcus Center’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration was listed on the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center’s calendar. This year, the event’s 35th anniversary, it is not. It’s an unfortunate lapse for many reasons. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Dear Ruthie dishes out advice for parents of LGBTQ folks then shares her social calendar in the Greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Showing Up for Racial Justice hosts a workshop on intersectionality, misogynoir and the white gaze, and the Milwaukee Community Justice Council holds a meeting of the whole. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Dear Ruthie answers a reader’s cry for help as Thanksgiving approaches and shares her calendar of LGBTQ-friendly events in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Dear Ruthie shares her advice on manners and courtesy, then gives us a glimpse of her calendar of LGBTQ events in the Greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

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"I want to live in a world that accepts all expressions of gender identity because we all deserve dignity. I am here for you. I love you and see you all." Read more

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Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader and shares her social calendar about LGBTQ events in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

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As a reaction to the Trump administration’s plan to erode transgender rights, the Milwaukee LGBT community is rallying Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Milwaukee City Hall to speak and vote against discrimination and hatred. Read more

LGBTQ

While the Milwaukee Film Festival is offering a new GenreQueer category, the LGBT Film/Video Festival has changed its format. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Ruthie answers a reader’s question and offers insight on LGBTQ events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

Dear Ruthie

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Photo Credit: Sarah Wallisch

Bi+ Pride Milwaukee’s strategy is to provide an umbrella for those who identify as bi, pan, queer, non-monosexual, or, frankly, anyone—labeled or otherwise. Read more

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Ruthie Keester gives advice to a reader and details several events taking place around Milwaukee of particular interest to the LGBTQ community. Read more

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The Shepherd Express’ Dear Ruthie invites you to enjoy some late-summer fun in Milwaukee, with events of particular interest to the local LGBTQ community. Read more

Dear Ruthie

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 ... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

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

Dear Ruthie

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

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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). Read more

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

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