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  • The advantages of being low maintenance

    Q. I have tried to use advice you give in this column to help me get more help at work. However, I keep getting feedback that I'm high maintenance. In every job I've had, people seem to like me at first. Then they start avoiding me. I make sure I give...
  • Green with envy over 'Fifty Shades of Gray'

    While you were sleeping -- or having wild, passionate sex -- publishing history was being made. This week, a trilogy of "mommy porn" hit the $20 million sales mark in the United States, surpassing records set by both "The Da Vinci Code" and "Harry Potter....
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    Abby is an affectionate poodle/terrier mix with a bouncy personality. When she transferred from an overcrowded regional shelter, her matted coat was shaved, but it is returning slowly to its natural fluffy appearance. Abby's actual age is unknown, but...
  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • Best career advice for 2013

    DEAR READERS: Here's my annual best-advice column refreshed for 2013. DIG DIGITAL MOVES. Assuming you don't want to be left by the side of yesterday's road, update your computer-related job search skills. If you're a little shaky on computer, smartphone,...
  • 'NALT' Christians need to speak up

    "I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- attributed to Mohandas Gandhi As Dan Savage tells it, it began years ago when he'd go on CNN or MSNBC to discuss LGBT issues opposite the likes of Tony...
  • Must my civility be yours?

    Last fall, I received an email from a columnist in Toronto who noticed that I used a column she had written as one of the online readings for a class I teach on column on and opinion writing. The columnist wrote to me to ask about the course as well as...
  • Swift Justice: Eviction, wills and judgment collection

    Dear Jackie, I have a tenant that I am in the process of evicting. The judge ruled in my favor for restitution. The tenant is making no effort to leave the premises, and I am in the process of having him removed by a constable through the courts. The...
  • Whom do I go to for advice? And whom don't I?

    I'm not the only person who writes a regular column on ethical issues. But awhile back, I pointed out that when facing my own ethical issues, I had no one to write to for ethical guidance. "It would be a conflict of interest to write to a competing...
  • O.J. Simpson gets another day in court

    I've been writing this legal advice column about small-claims issues for the past two years, and it has been an honor reading and responding to your questions. I've truly enjoyed delving into so many different topics and points of law. But change is...
  • Dan Savage Headlines the Connecticut Forum's 'Being Gay' Panel

    Dan Savage Headlines the Connecticut Forum's 'Being Gay' Panel
    Hey Faggot! That's how folks first met Dan Savage over 20 years ago. For years, it was the standard salutation for those who sought his advice through his Savage Love column in The Stranger. Soon the column became nationally syndicated. Savage Love...