Announcing the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Party Plan!

You spend your days learning, listening, taking notes, tweeting, networking, meeting sponsors, and generally packing a LOT of stuff into a very few hours. In the evenings, you deserve to have some FUN (and of course continue the connecting) in a more informal atmosphere. Introducing the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us party plan! ...more

My Scheduling Snafu = Your Chance for a BlogHer 15 Full Pass

I bought my ticket to BlogHer months ago. The train into the city is one of my greatest treats, four hours of time to sit, write, and read. It also allows my husband time with our girls. I couldn't have known then that my work schedule would ramp up and that a major project for an important client would require my presence.  ...more
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Intersectionality Means They Can Discriminate Against You for More Than One Reason

Intersectionality illustrates how one person can experience several modes of discrimination at one time. For example: You could be a woman and a person of color from a lower socioeconomic status and with a history of mental health issues. You might be a male, Hispanic, just learning English, and in your late 50s. Each of these factors adds up to complex, multiple social reactions to who you are and how you can be discriminated against across more than one front....more
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Four Years of BlogHer Conferences & Planning for BlogHer15

This year marks my fourth BlogHer conference in a row, but I’m just as excited as I was before my very first conference. The nice thing about being a more ‘seasoned’ BlogHer conference attendee is that I no longer freak out as much about what to wear and what to expect....more
Thank you as always for providing great insight no matter how experienced/inexperienced you are. ...more

Are You An Expert? Why BlogHer '15 Is On My Agenda

During the summer of 2013, I participated in the BlogHer '13 conference by following the BlogHer At Home hashtag and tweeting. Because of that participation, I won a FULL conference pass to BlogHer '14!...more

The World's Reaction When Queer White Moms Raise Adopted Black Kids

“Intersectionality” may be a new term, but it isn’t a new idea. It is the very thing Sojourner Truth was getting at in her “Aren’t I a Woman” speech in 1851. Black women in the United States have always known that “woman” was a complicated idea—their own “womanhood” often sacrificed to the “ideal” of white womanhood. ...more
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Even After Two Divorces, It Was Just a Break-Up That Changed Everything

We sat in my living room as we had dozens of times in the nearly six months we’d been together. He was smiling, the same smile I adored from the moment I first saw it on the lips I never wanted to stop kissing, the lips I loved watching as he talked....more
Good for you, Vicki!  Isn't that just the most liberating thing ever!  One of the greatest joys ...more

Why I Ask Lots of Questions And Think You Should, Too

Have you ever had a group email come in and know someone is going to have a question? And then five minutes later BOOM! There's that question. Hi! That's me. I ask a lot of questions and I think you should, too. ...more
I'm so glad that experience didn't stop you from asking questions in the future! - Denisemore

BlogHer Strong: Why I'm Headed to My Fifth Straight Conference This July

In four weeks, I'll be Conference Strong. I'll be idea-open, inspiration-ready, community-bound, and with my people. If I were the commune living type, I could only be hoeing and raking the carrot patch alongside BlogHer people. ...more
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Don't Forget to Do These Vital Things Online Before #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us

One of the best things about attending a BlogHer event is the connections you make with other attendees....more
Do your social profiles share who you are and what you care about? Here's how to doublecheck, an ...more