BlogHer '12 : Voices of the Year

Voices of the Year

Welcome to the BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year submissions! This year’s categories are Heart, Humour, Identity, OpEd, Parenting, and Visuals. As you review these posts, feel free to give big thumbs-up to any that resonate with you. You can only vote for any single post once, but you can vote for as many different posts as you like.

If you'd like to submit your work, or someone else’s, please visit the Voices of the Year Nomination page. Nominations will remain open from February 23rd to April 30th.

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Up to twenty (20) Voices of the Year honorees will be selected per category. The ‘12 Review Committee selects honorees, and one post per category is recognized as the People’s Choice Honoree.

Click the headers above the submissions to sort the list alphabetically, by Category, Blog Name, Blogger Name or Title. Happy reading!

For more information about the BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year, including the judging committee, selection process, or category definitions, please read our announcement post.

 

To nominate a new post, click here.

Title Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not)sort icon Category
Self loathing and chocolate Pauline Campos aspiring mama Heart
Coming Home to Myself Ananda Leeke Author Ananda Leeke Heart
How to lose friends and negatively influence people: My life for the last two years Avitable Avitable.com Heart
Two Denny’s waitresses and I walk into a strip club … Avitable Avitable.com Humor
The life lessons I've learned Avitable Avitable.com Identity
A letter to my 17-year old self Avitable Avitable.com Humor
The Single Avitalife: Because you totally care about my dating life Avitable Avitable.com Heart
To all the women of the Internet Avitable Avitable.com Heart
Why You May Be Stupid If You're Giving Up Something For Lent Avitable Avitable.com Op/Ed
Te amo 畢老師 b.e. Heart
It's Normal brinnelizabeth b.e. Identity
merci 畢老師 b.e. Op/Ed
Boy With The Handlebar Mustache Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Where's The Tardis? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Heart
Two Lesbians Had A Kid And (Gasp!) Nobody Died Pilar Clark Babble Kids Op/Ed
Do Prettier Moms Get More Playdates? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Holy Repeat Babymakers, Batman! Pilar Clark Babble Kids Humor
Too Old To Twilight? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Humor
Crazy Stupid Lovely Boys Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Been Caught Stealin': Today's Mama, Wagon Avenger Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Humor
Island Tidings: Tiger Mom Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
New Year's Words Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
Pins I Know Better Than To Try Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Dad Forgets Baby In Parking Lot, I Don't Judge Jill Krause Baby Rabies Parenting
This Needs To Be Discussed: Children's Shoes Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Moms, Take Off Your Armor Jill Baby Rabies Heart
wait a minute stephanie spencer bad mom Parenting
perception versus reality stephanie spencer bad mom Heart
Bad Moms Mourn Six Emma Waverman Bad Moms Club Parenting
How To Deal With The Crap In Our Lives Robin Plemmons balls to the wall, y'all Humor
The End Of The World, Or So I Thought Tracy Band Back Together Heart
25 Things I DON'T Wanna Do Before I Croak! Barb Best Barb's Blast Humor Blog Humor
Love and the Law: an Adoption Story Erika Be Gay About It Identity
Ordinary Day, Extraordinary Love Erika Be Gay About It Parenting
Weighty Impressions Nicole Bullock Beauty and the Bypass Heart
Pink for Happiness Suzanne Davis bebehblog Heart
I Kind of Miss Diapers Suzanne Davis bebehblog Humor
Parents as Meaningful Partners in Eduacation Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Thinking Different: The Real Legacy of Steve Jobs Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Are NYC Parents Crazy? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Parenting
What a Great Teacher Looks Like Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Who You Callin' a Rust Belt? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Visuals
Understanding Relapse Courtney Rundell BeePea Heart
Postpartum OCD - Yes, OCD Courtney Rundell BeePea Identity
To My Dad - A Daughter's Love Letter Rufina Being Rufina Heart
I Resolve To Say What I Mean Rufina Being Rufina Humor
Open letter to a pop tart Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Humor
Bella Noise remembers the Baby Days Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Heart
The trouble with "exceptional" Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Parenting
Roy plays (political) hooky Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Op/Ed
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Granpa's sweet spot Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Superwoman bites own behind Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Identity
Boy to man: Mom's hardest transition? Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Bereavement & Social Media Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed (formerly Four of a Kind) Heart
Bereavement & Social Media Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed (formerly Four of a Kind) Op/Ed
I Used to Have a Beautiful Belly. Now I Have Beautiful Kids. Laura Franklin Better in Bulk Identity
The Scent of CHildhood Laura Franklin Better in Bulk Parenting
How My Son Turned a Swastika into a Sign of Peace Barbara Becker BeyondSiri Parenting
For Her Ears Only Lana Watkins Bibberche Heart
A "deficiency" or a mental illness? Jennifer Bipolar Mom Life Identity
Psych ward socks Jennifer Bipolar Mom Life Identity
Half- Corinna Robbins Bird Wanna Whistle Identity
Myths and Facts: Spanking January Harshe Birth Without Fear Heart
Not My Kids Um, Mr. Black Hockey Jesus Black Hockey Jesus Heart
Rolling Stone, The Anoka-Hennepin Suicide Cluster & "No Homo Promo" Rita Arens BlogHer Op/Ed
Hair and Femininity: I Cut My Hair and Opened My Eyes Rita Arens BlogHer Identity
Rescue Me...From Being a Panty-"Waste" Red Dirt Kelly BlogHer (Home blog: The Red Dirt Chronicles) Humor
Difficult Blondefabulous Blondefabulocity Heart
6 things that differentiate a Boomer from a Senior Patricia Patton Boomerwizdom Heart
Five Tips I Wish I Knew Six Years Ago Jen Lee Reeves Born Just Right Parenting
On Being A Strong Mother Connie Roberts Brain Foggles Heart
A Good Addiction April Byrd Breath Of Life Daily Heart
Finding It Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Identity
Wild Bear Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Heart
Blossom Bomb Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Parenting
Life Ache Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Heart
Little Voices Robin M. Bringing Sexy Back Since 1979 Op/Ed
The twang in my brain from offering to host my first mommy group Kiera Miller Bringing Up Baby Bird Parenting
Such a Tweaker Kiera Miller Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
Such a Tweaker Kiera Miller Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
Such a Tweaker Kiera Miller Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
Such a Tweaker Kiera Miller Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
Such a Tweaker Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
Such a Tweaker Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Parenting
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
reclamation: the process of taking back what is rightfully yours Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
might as well Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
oui, oui, paris Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
she is two. hear her roar. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Parenting
braviing it Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Heart
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
crunch crunch shuffle shuffle crunch crunch Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
where polaris and aquarius meet Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
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