Targets of Hate: Why We Can't Just Let Bullying Go

Back in March, my son -- a sweet, soft-hearted, slightly nerdy, computer whiz who always looks out for the underdog -- became a target of bullies. For reasons unknown to our family, three teenagers that were once his friends concocted a story so bizarre that when their parent called us, we were confused. Surely they are talking about someone else? They accused my son of plotting to kill their mother on a Friday, involved the police, social workers, and their parents, then went to school on a Monday and laughed in his face....more
I'm so sorry about what you've had to endure.  I've been through my fair share of powerlessness ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- September 2, 2011

Happy weekend -- and for those of us in the US, happy Labor Day! As a housekeeping note, our offices will be closed on Monday. Now, on to the conference update: BlogHer '11 Conference Video Posted!...more

(VIDEO) BlogHer '11 Closing Keynote With Ricki Lake, Carol Jenkins and Fatemeh Fakhraie

Watch as Lisa Stone, co-founder and CEO of BlogHer, moderates the BlogHer '11 closing keynote on how women are represented by the media and in the making of media in a discussion with Emmy Award-winning Carol Jenkins, former head of the Women's Media Center; Fatemeh Fakhraie, founder of Muslimah Media Watch; and Ricki Lake, actress, talk show host and director of The Business of Being Born....more
@BlogHerEvents @BlogHer Thanks Lori! Momo hooked me up earlier.more

BlogHer Handmade '11 Call for Volunteers

*************UPDATE*************Call for Volunteers has closed!  Thank you to all that have applied.******************************************************************************************************We are putting out a call for volunteers for this year’s BlogHer Handmade ’11 Conference in St. Paul, MN -- and we have BlogHerships available!We're offering BlogHerships in exchange for being a conference volunteer. At the BlogHer Handmade conference, we are looking for volunteers interested in live blogging, so BlogHerships are very limited....more
wish we could be there!more

(VIDEO) BlogHer '11 Opening Keynote!

Watch as co-founders Lisa Stone, Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins discuss the state of the blogosphere at the opening general session during BlogHer '11 in San Diego.    Lori Lunadirector of events...more

(VIDEO) The BlogHer '11 Keynote with Indra Nooyi: Watch Now!

We here at BlogHer were proud to host Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo as our lunchtime keynote at BlogHer '11 in San Diego. ...more
@pepsico So many quotables & highlights, but my fave parts were her definition of "performance ...more

Announcing: BlogHer '11 Voices of the Year Video!

It's true: Video from the BlogHer '11 Voices of the Year is here!  You can view each speaker individually or see the whole session all at once. Enjoy!**Please note, these videos might take a minute to load, so please be patient.**Image: Asher-Sears PhotographyIn order of appearance......more
@missbritt Unfortunately, no code available with that player. Which ones do you want? I can ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- August 26, 2011

Hello friends! I hope everyone is safe and sound this weekend as the weather is a bit crazy out there.I'm going to dive right in and get started...First, let's do a recap of BlogHer '11 in San Diego -- again, it was quite a conference, and we certainly hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Here are some fun facts:...more

Announcing: BlogHer '12 Hotel Accommodations!

It's here, it's time: Book your hotel for BlogHer '12 today! Here are the details:...more
I am hoping, as always, that the team will keep us informed if rooms are booking up. We just ...more

BlogHer Handmade Conference Blog Buttons!

If you're attending BlogHer Handmade (and we hope you are!), we have a long-awaited announcement for you today: BLOG  BLING! That's right - today you can add conference blog buttons to your website to announce your plans to attend BlogHer Handmade in St. Paul, MN this September 15-17, 2011. We've got standard versions for you today: "I'm going," and "I'm speaking." ...more
Yay! I'll be adding to my blog! more