BlogHer Voice of the Week: Jessica of This is Worthwhile

Some of the most powerful blog posts share discoveries of stereotypes in the world that we've failed to question. Jessica of This is Worthwhile is the BlogHer Voice of the Week because she teases out a bias of her own, a subtle thread in her fastidiously woven philosophy on gender norms, knowing full-well that if she really pulls on it she could unravel her previous work. ...more

I am so incredibly honored to be featured this week! Thank you so very, very much.

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BlogHer Voice of the Week: kindra hall tells all

Kindra Hall has a simple message in her post The Winner's Crease. You make your luck. Or, make lemonade out of lemons. Or maybe, every cloud has a silver lining. ...more

I love the honesty and lesson in this post. Thanks for being so transparent with us.

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BlogHer Voice of the Week: The Spirit of the River

Sometimes texting is the only way to tell a tragedy: ...more

BlogHer Voice of the Week: Flutter

Says Flutter, our BlogHer Voice of the Week: When I tell people I have a blog I am always met with this question "so, you’re like a mommy blogger?"“No,” I say, swallowing a small lump, “I am not a mother.”No, I am not a mother. ...more

I love this post so much. Almost as much as I love Flutter.

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BlogHer Voice of the Week: According to Trish

Have you ever read someone's blog and thought: "Thank God I'm not the only one who thinks like that!"? Well, that's the feeling I got when reading this week's BlogHer Voice of the Week: Death by Doughnut, by According to Trish. ...more

Gives a whole new meaning to 'battle' of the bulge. Thank you for sharing!

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BlogHer Voice of the Week: The Wilder Coast

"On my first full day of magical thinking, I ate my power animal." ~ Melina, The Wilder Coast Food writing is hard, to paraphrase the doyenne of food blogging, Elise Bauer of Simply Recipes. If Elise is right, and she nearly always is in my experience, it follows that food storytelling would be even harder and food parables the hardest. Especially when said food parables are so funny they make you snort coffee onto your laptop in a very unladylike fashion. ...more

BlogHer Voice of the Week: Audrey of Barking Mad

Pictures say so much, but not all of them say the truth. And the same goes with blogs; we can be authentic and yet still hide parts of our lives from our readers. BlogHer Voice of the Week Audrey of Barking Mad deconstructs the image that she has put forth to her online community, blowing up the pretty pictures and proving to us all that reality can be more beautiful. ...more

BlogHer Voice of the Week: Dyke in the Heart of Texas

Ahhhh, road trips, family style. What is it about Americans and our love of the automobile, wide-open spaces, and junk food that defines so many family road trips? Dyke in the Heart of Texas has an answer: High-fructose corn syrup and a certain Southern tradition. ...more

Thank you, Lisa (and BlogHer Voiceof the Week nominator) for drawing this post to our ...more

BlogHer Voice of the Week: Miss Banshee of Inverse Candlelight

The real work of recovery is not only saying goodbye to what was destroying your life, but accepting what you may have detroyed that once helped you live. It's this bittersweet realization, shared by our BlogHer Voice of the Week, Miss Banshee, that brought us and her readers to attention. ...more

BlogHer Voice of the Week: Tea of Tea & Cookies

I wish I had read Tea of Tea and Cookies on those lonely Valentine's Days as an unattached single, when the only way to survive this reputed holiday was to ignore it and insist that even if I had had a paramour that it wouldn't have made a difference--it was just another day in February. I would have seen that I had been missing the point. If, as Tea suggests, Valentine's Day is really about celebrating love in its most universal sense, then I was never really excluded from it....more

Again and again I am impressed with the writing in her blog entries.  Great choice to ...more