There were some pretty close races, but they’re over now — the results are in!!! Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who participated!
Year-long awards for people and websites:
Best New Blog or Podcast: Infants on Thrones
Best Discussion Forum: Exmormon Reddit
Best Humor/Satire Site or Blog: LDS (Mormon) Stake Presidents Blog
Best faithful-perspective Mormon Blog: feminist Mormon housewives
Best LDS-Interest Audio/Video Channel: Mr. Deity
Best LDS-Interest Specialized Blog: Mormon Infographics
Awards for Individual Works:
Best LDS-Interest Book (Fiction): “The Girls From Fourth Ward” by Donna Banta
Best LDS-Interest Book (Non-fiction): “Mormon Diaries” by Sophia L. Stone
Best LDS-Interest Comic or Image: Men are Incredible!
Best Poem: I Wear Pants to Church
Best Musical Work: Hymn parodies: THEY, THE BUILDERS OF THE MALL, OH, HOLY CRAP, IT’S FILLED WITH LIES, and HAVE YOU STUDIED BELIEFS OF THE MORMON CHURCH?
Best Post Title: Holy Crap! (pun intended) This Church Owns a Mall! (and why the Bloomberg cover gets it just right)
Funniest Humor Piece: General Conference: What are the Odds?
Funniest Vignette or Anecdote: The FAQ’s on Coke and Pepsi
Most Poignant Personal Story: Abortion Saved My Mother’s Life. Savita Halappanavar was not so lucky.
Best Exit Story: But I’m a good Mormon wife
Best Moving On from Mormonism Story: Living IS the point.
Best Life Journey Post: CTR (or, as Grace would say, cuh-tuh-err)
Best News Reporting: A Mormon in the Cheap Seats: Truth or The Onion?
Best LDS Church Watch: Open Letter to Europe Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Best Response to Apologetics: Tactics of a Mormon Apologist
Most Insightful Discussion of the Practices of the CoJCoL-dS: Drink coffee: unworthy to enter a Mormon temple. Torture people: worthy to be a Mormon bishop
Most Insightful Discussion of Mormon Culture: Dick and Jane: or, The Marriage Trap
Best Discussion of Mormon (or former-Mormon) Community: Shunning Your Fellow Saints: You’re Doing it Wrong.
Most Interesting Interfaith Interaction: When He Stopped Believing
Best LDS-Related Political Commentary: My Spooky Republican Hell Dream
Best Religion-and-Gender Discussion: ** a tie!! ** Heavenly Codependency and Why Language Matters: A Side-by-Side Look at a Lesson from the New YW/YM Manuals
Best Religion-and-Homosexuality Discussion: What the heart wants
Best Religion-and-Kids/Parenting Discussion: The Christmas Stories
Best Erotic or Sexual Piece: My Vagina Testimony!!
Best History Piece: Seers, seerstones, scrying, and folk magic. Timeline in the Palmyra area
Best Philosophical/Theological Discussion: Froggie’s Creed
Best Review: Book Review: The Girls From Fourth Ward
Best Recipe: Froggie’s Autumn Cookies
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To see all of the nominees and the voting results, look here.