Time to vote for X-Mormon of the Year 2011!!!
Note: We are not implying that any of the contestants here have left the church. Many are active, faithful members of the CoJCoL-dS. The “X” here is a variable, standing for any kind of exceptional Mormon.
Let’s meet the contestants!!
Joanna Brooks: The uncorrelated spokesperson for Mormonism.
Heather Armstrong: Author of the super-popular blog dooce.
John Dehlin: Podcaster of the fatastic “Mormon Stories”, and all-around [New Order?] Mormon community leader.
Bishop Kevin Kloosterman: The LDS bishop who dared to state that the church’s policies on homosexuality hurt gay people.
Clark Johnsen: Served and LDS mission, and is now playing a missionary in The Book of Mormon.
Jon Huntsman: Republican presidential candidate.
Pat Bagley: Hilarious cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune.
Mitch Mayne: An openly gay Latter-day Saint, sustained as the executive secretary in the Bishopric.
Wow!! So many X-Mormons had a huge impact in 2011!!! I can’t decide! If you can, vote here: