Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

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Mental health resources

Face It Foundation, www.faceit foundation.org, 612-789-9897.NAMI, www.namihelps.org, 651-645-2948.SAVE, www.save.org, 952-946-7998.Hennepin County mobile crisis teams, 612-596-1223 (for adults) and 612-348-2233...

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Rosenblum: Helping men find a way out of depression

I can’t write about men and depression without thinking about Mark Meier, a social worker, husband, father of three children and founder of Twin Cities-based Face It Foundation.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 09:33 PM

Rosenblum: Hobby Lobby, let's talk about Viagra

No matter where we stand on the recent Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, we can thank the crafts store chain for one thing: It got us talking about sex.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 01:01 PM

Rosenblum: North Minneapolis neighbor talks of barbecue, violence and jobs

Vicie Williams appreciates block parties, but she won’t be hosting one during Tuesday’s National Night Out. Not one to think small, Williams is throwing a Community Barbecue Extravaganza.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Rosenblum: Soccer teaches more than skill and sportsmanship

Soccer isn’t America’s pastime, but watch a game or three and it’s hard not to wish that it were. I can’t think of a sport better fit to teach Americans an essential but evaporating life skill. It’s called “delayed gratification.”

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 12:10 AM

Duets: Wilbur and Melanie woven together across continents

Wandering down an alleyway in the poor village of Ayacucho, Melanie Ebertz of Stillwater spotted Wilbur Quispe weaving through an open doorway. Shortly after, their lives became forever entwined.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:35 PM

Rosenblum: A law is passed, but her work continues

Not much rattles Sheryl Hill, so it’s hard to imagine the powerhouse from Mound shaking as her son, Alec, grabbed her arm and raised it high in the air. Yes, Alec’s mother did have a question for the president of the United States.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Rosenblum: Panhandling debate is about more than just change

On an unusually cool July morning, Matt stood at the corner of an access road just off Interstate 35 in...

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 12:34 PM

Rosenblum: Nostalgia back in fashion

Rearing teenagers is full of surprises, like when yours announces the one thing she wants for her birthday:Birkenstocks.Wait. What? Birkenstocks...

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 03:39 PM

St. Louis Park man, 93, has flown the flag since WWII

On Friday, Warren Bushway will hoist the U.S. flag for July 4th — just as he's done nearly every morning for more than 60 years.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 12:32 PM

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