Academics from across North America will come to UW-Milwaukee to discuss feminism, while Pathfinders presents the state of youth homelessness. Read more

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Andrew Reid and Jamie Beauchamp-Reid decorate their Halloween House every year, following a different theme, to attract tourists and raise money for charity. Read more



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Across Milwaukee and the globe, Denim Day is bringing attention to victims of sexual assault in an effort to end victim blaming Read more

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During the cold months of winter and year round, several Milwaukee charitable organizations step up and offer shelter to the homeless. Read more

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


Progress in Services for Traumatized LGBTQ Youth and Adults Cathy Arney Cathy Arney was one of the first psychotherapists in Milwaukee to focus on serving lesbian women, a service she provided o,PrideFest Guide 2017 Read 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... Read more

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Off the Cuff spoke with Riverwest FemFest founder Olivia Doyle and co-organizer Mary Joy Hickey about the third installment of Milwaukee’s arts festival celebrating women, femmes and feminine-identifying groups. Read more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader wondering about proper etiquette for buying and receiving drinks from friends. Exciting upcoming events include Milwaukee Fashion Week at VUE Ballroom/Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, Sept. 22-24; Art Pop 201... Read more

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This year’s Milwaukee Fashion Week event, taking place Sept. 22-24, promises many rewards for the local fashion community. Twenty-four Midwestern designers will be featured, most of whom hail from Wisconsin and some of whom are students or ... Read more

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Paul Masterson recounts Thanksgiving memories and discusses the importance of family—biological or chosen—to members of the LGBT community on this holiday. Read more

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Milwaukee Fashion Week debuts Sept. 24-26 at three historic Milwaukee venues. Read more

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President Obama’s call for a ban on gay conversion therapy is not being heeded in Wisconsin. Read more

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Dear Ruthie answers a question from a reader who enjoys wearing his wife’s underwear and plugs exciting events including Alverno College’s Eighth Annual Drag Show on April 17, the 2015 Kickoff Party for Ruthie’s Kennel Club at Art*Bar on Ap... Read more

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At the end of the month, Brian Mani stars as Tevye in the Children’s Theatre of Madison’s production of The Fiddler On The Roof. Mani is a captivating actor who has played numerous memorable roles over the years for American Players Theatre and .. Read more


I can’t stress enough that I respect the Off the Wall Theatre. That it’s managed to maintain for all these years in a tiny little space in the shadow of some of the largest, most historic theatrical venues in the city is impressive enough. The fa.. Read more


Theatre Gigante continues its season early next month with a play on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Written by Gigante’s Isabelle Kralj & Mark Anderson, the show draws on Shakespeare’s classic for inspiration. According to the press rele.. Read more


In 2009 Bartolotta Restaurants established Care-a-lotta, its philanthropic arm, to give back to Greater Milwaukee. Eight Bartolotta managers accepted the offer Read more


Shooter Jennings shares not only a familial resemblance to his father, Waylon—Shooter even depicted his dad in the movie Walk the Line —but also his father’s love of tightly wound, rock-inflected country, making him one of the Read more

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It's not a national holiday yet, but for basketball fans it might as well be. The first week of the NCAA Division I tournament, with 48 games Thursday through Sunday, will have millions anchored to their couches rooting their favorites—and ... Read more

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