Voices of the Year Community Keynote

Hey Everyone. Welcome to the Community Keynote. The annual BlogHer Voices of the Year. I am so excited tonight because we are doing something very special to honor great writing. This year BlogHer has partnered with Open Road Integrated Media and for the first time the Community Keynote will be published in e-book format. I want to introduce to you, Tina Poleman....and note that there are hankies on the table. ...more
Just FYI, you guys listed the wrong post for me. I read "You've (Not) Come a Long Way Baby: Why ... more

Some Thoughts on Voices of the Year

Whenever anyone new to the BlogHer annual conference has asked for a description of the Voices of the Year Community Keynote, I resort to saying something like, "It's the beating heart of the conference." And then I add, "And also its funny bone." Then, "Okay, and also its conscience." It may sound hyperbolic, but I wind up saying that the Voices of the Year Community Keynote is nothing less than an in-person demonstration of why so many of us bother to read and write blogs....more
Polly, I hope you know that it was your amazing energy, passion, and spirit that got us all ... more

Announcing the Voices of the Year '12 Honorees and Readers!

Today we are pleased and proud to announce the next group of people who will see that view for themselves. It's time to announce the final 2012 BlogHer Voices of the Year!...more
I have seriously been double checking my email all day expecting a notice that I was sent a ... more

Does Breastfeeding Cause Divorce?

Admittedly, most talk of the health care bill and the state of medical care in our country causes my eyes to glaze over. (Apologies to my many friends who are talented, valuable doctors.) But this spring, new research was released with quite a splash, catching my attention. ...more

I'm not surprised at the vitriol this article is inspiring, but I want to be the first to try ... more