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
How Not to Talk to Lesbian Moms Kristin Mondays with Mac Identity
Blood Red Life Kristin Brumm (Wanderlust) Wanderlust Identity
Such a Tweaker Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
No Blind Dates Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Ask for Help Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Other Mothers Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
I Want to Be That Mom Sometimes Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Maryl and Caryl wonder: Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Mary Lou Floyd & Carrie Tuhy Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl asks: Do you really "like" us? Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl supports: The Occupy Wall Street protests Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Reserving your mind for later on Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Take Your Work Outside Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl wishes: Happy Birthday to Eileen Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
I came to win ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
Lessons Learned ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
Steve Jobs' Passing - i Don't Get It Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Identity
Run Ins Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Lexapro Withdrawal Symptoms- Nightmare! Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Identity
Superwoman bites own behind Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Identity
Walking in your Own Shoes. Katie Reedell Dreams in the Palm of Your Hand Identity
A Naked Theologian Anna Blanch Goannatree Identity
Peace for the Wandering Soul hill + pen www.hillpen.com Identity
diamond dust hill + pen www.hillpen.com Identity
Cultural Identity and Strange Hats.. Happy St David's Day! Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
Double LIfe Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The 10 Hidden Benefits of Teenage Sons Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The No-Fair Rules of Parenting Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
Why You May Be Stupid If You're Giving Up Something For Lent Avitable Avitable.com Op/Ed
Bereavement & Social Media Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed (formerly Four of a Kind) Op/Ed
Pulitzer Winner is an Illegal Alien - My thoughts Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Op/Ed
Suckerpunched by the "R" word Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Op/Ed
Yellow Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Op/Ed
I Never Thought I'd Blog Jen Dinoia The Dinoia Family Op/Ed
I Never Thought I'd Blog Jen Dinoia The Dinoia Family Op/Ed
Creatvity Trumps Excuses. Always. Ok like 98.5% Ashley Taylor Dare-To-Shine Op/Ed
I remember The March for Life Amanda Last Mom On Earth Op/Ed
Food Stamp Etiquette Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Welfare Queen Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
A Face is Worth 1,000 Words: Reporters and Congressional Insider Trading Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
Mitt Romney's Debate Conduct Makes Me Feel Icky Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
A note on the text Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
To Chris at the car dealership, who thought I was racist Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
Dear John Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
Rolling Stone, The Anoka-Hennepin Suicide Cluster & "No Homo Promo" Rita Arens BlogHer Op/Ed
The Chubby Character Dasiyd JD The Curvy Girl Guide Op/Ed
Of Marriage, Commitment, Politics and Presidents Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
Michele Bachmann and the Case for Better Women in Politics Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Op/Ed
On a Daily Basis Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Again, It Never Ends Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Can You Say Scam! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Beware! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Sheesh! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Dear All the Single Ladies: You Are Not Beyonce Veronica @ CrunchyVTMommy Crunchy VT Mommy Op/Ed
They Shoot Poor People, Don't They? KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Op/Ed
merci 畢老師 b.e. Op/Ed
Jesus is not the Reason for the Season Lee and Paul Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb Op/Ed
Let's stop making fun of breast milk Robin The Not-Ever-Still Life Op/Ed
What Is A Gaytheist? Hellraisin The Gaytheist Gospel Hour Op/Ed
Breastfeeding and the agony of baby's first bottle Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Op/Ed
Breast is best and formula is okay too. Fadra Nally And Nobody Told Me Op/Ed
Why I Support a Restaurant Ban for the Under-6 Crowd Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Op/Ed
Putting My Middle Finger on the Pulse of the Country Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Op/Ed
The State of the Uterus Keiko Zoll The Infertility Voice Op/Ed
Miscarriage, Abortion, Birth Control, and Rush Limbaugh ginabad Mom-Blog Op/Ed
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie Op/Ed
Doesn't Every Vote Matter? Haley Overland On Our Minds Op/Ed
Inappropriate Coaching and Parent Responses Dawn Sticklen Since You Asked.... Op/Ed
Little Voices Robin M. Bringing Sexy Back Since 1979 Op/Ed
Are You There, Catholic Church? It's Me, Mary Theresa @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Op/Ed
When you think you are right, you are wrong Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
Why we need to redefine the language of abortion politics Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
In the Best Interests of the Child L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Op/Ed
Conspiracy Theories Cindi Summerlin Letting the Words Escape Op/Ed
You've (Not) Come a Long Way, Baby: Why feminism and lactivism make such a dysfunctional couple Suzanne Barston Fearless Formula Feeder Op/Ed
Breastfeeding Promotion Tips from a Formula Feeder (Yes, you read that correctly...) Suzanne Barston Fearless Formula Feeder Op/Ed
How Will I "Survive" This Season? Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Op/Ed
Fertility at Any Cost Colleen Oakes The Ranunculus Adventures Op/Ed
Gender Bender Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Op/Ed
To My Daughter and Girls Everywhere Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Op/Ed
Boy Scouts aren't so bad Carol Rood Homschlr4ever-Loveandlunchmoney Op/Ed
How Rush Limbaugh is helping me celebrate Women's History Month Denise Graveline The Eloquent Woman Op/Ed
Health Care Reform is a Necessity, Not an Option Laura Tellado Holdin' Out for a Hero Op/Ed
And Justice For All Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Op/Ed
Mother Earth to Oriental Trading Company: Don't Try to Friend Me on Facebook Anna Sandler Random Handprints Op/Ed
Them Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Op/Ed
RIP Common Sense: A Mother's Free Advice to the Campaign of 2012 Julie McGuire From the Mudroom Op/Ed
Why Can't Pro Choice also be Pro Life? Virginia Politics Carol Rood Homschlr4ever-Loveandlunchmoney Op/Ed
Natalie Portman's Motherhood Shout-Out Gets Raves From This Feminist Joanne Bamberger Politics Daily Op/Ed
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: To the New York Times, a Mom Before All Else Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
For Less Weiner, Elect More Women Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter's Cervix Out of Your Campaign Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Earthquakes and Hurricanes and Flooding, Oh My! Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Op/Ed
12 most important ways to let people know they matter Angela Maiers angelamaiers.com Op/Ed
Call Me A Woman Please Laurie Levin Getting = Equal Op/Ed
From Gender to Human Identity Fairness Becomes The Rule Laurie Levin Getting = Equal Op/Ed
Sportscaster Dan Patrick Crushed My Morale Kimberly Speranza Sperk* Op/Ed
Dresden Goes to Washington Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
In Real Life Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Op/Ed
Confidence is Sexy Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed