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) Categorysort icon
Marriage Status is Irrelevant Mandy Walker Since My Divorce Op/Ed
Unlabeled. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Op/Ed
It's Time to Re-Think Pink Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Op/Ed
When They Judge, Do Not Take It Personally Cendrine Marrouat CendrineMarrouat.com Op/Ed
The Devil's Advocate To Happiness Prescriptions Josette Plank josetteplank.com Op/Ed
Jail Fail Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Op/Ed
Pole Dancing For Kids? Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Op/Ed
How I Deactivated My Facebook Account and Walked Away From 555 Friends Cindy La Ferle Cindy La Ferle's Home Office Op/Ed
Motherhood is not the most important job Liz Hello Ladies Op/Ed
Not Another Mommy War Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
How the Media Makes Us Hate Ourselves, And Other Adventures in Feminism Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Op/Ed
Growing Up Blue and White in Happy Valley Katy Farber Katy Farber Op/Ed
Food Activism: Change the World One Meal at a Time Katy Farber Non-Toxic Kids Op/Ed
Speaking out on Domestic Violence – Yes, I was abused! Melissa Garcia ConsumerQueen.com Op/Ed
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
How Sexy is the 2012 Farm Bill? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Op/Ed
Books for Babes Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed
On Shaving: It's My Body Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Op/Ed
LGBT Dorms for Students Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
I Am An 'Unchurched' Christian Tamara Graves Mockingbird, Don't Write Op/Ed
The connection between a black Rue, District 11 & Trayvon Martin --The Hunger Games Grace Biskie Gabbing with Grace Op/Ed
Two Lesbians Had A Kid And (Gasp!) Nobody Died Pilar Clark Babble Kids Op/Ed
Hunger Hits Home: Jeff Bridges Knows American Kids Are Hungry. Do You? Pilar Clark One Mom Media Op/Ed
This Little Piggie Went To Market After A Whole Lot Of Controversy. Pilar Clark One Mom Media Op/Ed
I Wish I Could Be Funny Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Twilight, Dawn, Twilight, Dawn. No This is Why I Hate Twilight Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Today I'm Using the F*** Word Just So You Know Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
I Have to be Honest. You Deserve It. Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Roy plays (political) hooky Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Op/Ed
Discovering "The Art of Discovery" Susan Russell An Inch at a Time Op/Ed
My Life, Your Life, Somebodies Life Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
My America, My History, Because I Said So Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
I Can't Stand Your Ground Abby Diaz What's Left Over Op/Ed
The Writing Teachers Lament Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
A Crisis of Faith Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
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
What a Great Teacher Looks Like Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
We Changed the Conversation Estelle Sobel Erasmus or @mommymusings011 Musings on Motherhood, Mid-life, and Other Forms of Madness Op/Ed
A Vanilla Perspective on the Politics of Free Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
An Open Letter to People Regarding Touching Chocolate Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
Is feminism really un-African? MsAfropolitan MsAfropolitan.com Op/Ed
Questions You Should Ask Yourself Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Something I'm Afraid Of Sandra Telep West Philly Mama Op/Ed
I Can't Keep Quiet Anymore Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Op/Ed
Religion, Poilitics and Blogging, Oh My! Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Op/Ed
Why I am pro-choice Sarah George Dear Baby G Op/Ed
Marriage (Things I Hope for my Son) Kristin Mondays with Mac Op/Ed
The Gospe According To Bob's Wife Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Having a Positive Attitude Dale Anne Potter Dale Anne Potter's blog Op/Ed
Walk This Way Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Op/Ed
A Letter to Oak Park, Michigan Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Alternative Fuels Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
The Shame of Addiction Amelia Zatik Sawyer Chef's Widow Parenting
Just going through the motions Rici Reid Teagan Tales Parenting
Letters of Love Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Bringing Sexy Back Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
Ambassadors for Honesty About Parenthood Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
A Romance Story. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Coexist. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Your Kids Don't Need An Adult Playmate; They Need Parents Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Parenting
Not Even Wrong Stimey Stimeyland Parenting
Not Your Mother's Mother Goose Shannon Hembree Mamas Against Drama Parenting
When Your 7 Year Old Son Announces, "I'm Gay" Amelia Amelia at the Huffington Post Parenting
Intuition Alicia Fish We Are Women Project Parenting
The Orange Shoes Stacie Haight Connerty The Divine Miss Mommy Parenting
Mommy's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Parenting
http://www.thekircorner.com/2012/01/pour-my-heart-out-four/ Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Parenting
Four Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Parenting
Doing Time: Navigating the NICU Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
Mommy Is Not Your Servant. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Pushing Your Past into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Up To The Moon And Back TwoBusy DadCentric Parenting
Suckerpunched by the "R" word Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Mom of the F-ing Year Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Petered out Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Drama Queen Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
(not so) Pearly Whites Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Facing Birth Mother Discussions Without Fear Lori Lavender Luz Write Mind Open Heart.com Parenting
What does Mommy do? Megan Schwartz Meg's Musings Parenting
Great Expectations-- From and About Small Children Green_Christian_Mama Outnumbered Parenting
Dropping The Cross Law Momma Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Can't We All Just Get Along? Tracy Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Confessions From An Unorganized Working Mom Alicia Liberating Working Moms Parenting
My Home is Clean and I'm A Good Mom. That Might Be A Shocker Diana Stone Hormonal Imbalances Parenting
Your hard is your hard Heather The Extraordinary Ordinary Parenting
Miss Lori is waiting to exhale at the hospital with her daughter Miss Lori MissLori.TV Parenting
Tendrils of Depression Issa Maas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Why I’m Proudly Nursing a Preschooler Dagmar Bleasdale Dagmar's momsense Parenting
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
It begins Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Parenting
You Didn't Thank Me For Punching You In The Face QueenoftheCouch Views from the Couch Parenting
Party Pants Kelly Southern Fried Children Parenting
Twilight Life As Wife Life As Wife Parenting
Midnight Mothering Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Postpartum Depression: Getting Help Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Finding Out Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
The Moment She Was Born Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting