Introducing the Work of the 2015 Voices of the Year Featured Honorees

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They're here! Read on to explore the amazing work we featured at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year.

Denene Miller, VOTY honoree for Meditation on Jahi McMathDenene Miller

Short-Form Video (one minute or under)

Deva Dalporto of My Life Suckers for "Male Pattern Blindness."

Liv of Unbelievably Human for "The Face of Suicide"

Long-Form Video (between one and five minutes)

Imani Nicole Miller of Imani Miller for "Perfection".

Marcy Light of Marcy L for "101 Things in 1,001 Days."

Samantha Futerman of samfuterman for "Twinsters."


Daisy Eagan of Daisy Eagan for "Ben Brantley is asking for it."

Feminista Jones of Feminista Jones for #NMOS14.

Jen Venegas of Skinned Knees for "I Am Not Your Fat Friend."

Jen Venegas, VOTY honoree for I Am Not Your Fat FriendJen Venegas

Kate Stayman-London of Ladies Against Humanity for Ladies Against Humanity.

Written Work

Christine Hanolsy of Trudging Through Fog for "Rights and Privileges."

Denene Millner of My Brown Baby for "Meditation on Jahi McMath, Brain Death, Compassion and a Black Mother's Love."

Fiona Grugan of Coffee Is Black for "Joys and Perils of Dating When Deaf."

James Oliver, Jr. of 'trepLifeDad for "After Eric Garner, What Am I Supposed to Tell My Son?"

James Oliver, Jr., VOTY honoree  forJames Oliver, Jr

Jill Robbins of In the Powder Room for "Shit Not to Say to Adoptive Families."

Congratulations to all! Be sure to check out our full listing of the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year honorees.

Rita Arens is the author of the young adult novel THE OBVIOUS GAME & the managing editor of


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