Time to Vote for the 2022 Brodie Awards!!!
The nominations are in! Vote here for the 2022 Brodie Awards!!
Year-long awards for sites/channels/etc.:
Best New LDS-interest Site 2022:
Best LDS-interest Website 2022:
Best LDS-interest Podcast 2022:
- Radio Free Mormon
- Human Stories with Jill Hazard Rowe
- Latter Gay Stories
- Mormon Stories
Best LDS-interest Video Channel 2022:
Best LDS-interest Blog or Column 2022:
- Wheat & Tares
- By Common Consent
- Times and Seasons
- Exponent II
- Flunking Sainthood
- Hackman’s Musings
- Life Outside the Book of Mormon Belt
- Tokens and Signs
Best /r/exmormon Redditor or satire subreddit 2022:
Awards for individual works:
Best LDS-interest Book (Fiction) 2022:
- Seer Stone, by Donna Banta
- Orgy at the STD Clinic, by Johnny Townsend
- One Breath from Drowning, by Kent Quaney
- If You Want Me Close, by Skye Kilaen
Best LDS-interest Book (Memoir) 2022:
- Revising Eternity, edited by Holly Welker
- I’m Glad My Mom Died, by Jeanette McCurdy
- Rainbow Letters, by Gary M. Watts M.D.
Best LDS-interest TV Series 2022:
- Under the Banner of Heaven
- Sins of our Mother
- Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey
- Mormon No More
- A Friend of the Family: True Evil
Best LDS-interest Short Video 2022:
- Why We Left the Mormon Church: A Coming Out Story
- I Accidentally Started a Cult that Worships a Whale, by Zelph on the Shelf
- Mormon Male Authority, Why it Sucks, by nuanceho
- Why I Won’t Stop Saying Mormon, by Exmo Lex
- Note: a couple of nominations were disqualified because they were from 2021, including Johnny Harris’s exit story and Zelph on the Shelf reading “Charly”
Best LDS-interest Podcast Episode/Series 2022: (In the case of series, just the first episode is linked, but your vote is for the series)
- Radio Free Mormon: 259: Mormonism and the Rules of Evidence
- Mormonism LIVE: 096: Mormonism & Masonry
- Mormonism LIVE: 079: Mormonism’s History of The Holy Garments
- Mormon Stories 1591: Mormon Church Defends Minnesota Leader of Sexual Assault
- Mormon Stories 1617: Growing Up in Polygamy – Sam & Melissa Zitting Wyson
- Mormon Stories 1680: The Dark Side of a Mormon Mission – Brinley Jensen
- Mormon Stories 1648: Joseph Smith’s First Vision w/ LDS Discussions
Best Work on Healing from Religious Trauma 2022:
- The Miracle of Forgiveness Virtual Art Gala
- The Dark Night of the Soul, by Jacob
- Mormonism Hurts Mental Health and Demands Psychological Dependency, by Zelph on the Shelf
Best LDS-interest Reporting 2022:
- The Widow’s Mite Report
- Jana Riess: As for LDS tithing, what would Jesus pay and to whom?
- Mormon Billions
Best LDS-interest Twitter Thread 2022:
- Being born Mormon was like going to a really lovely party where…
- Poorly explain something you did while Mormon.
- The church utterly fails its single members.
- Growing up LDS, I repeatedly received the message that a woman who refused to abort and then died after childbirth had reached perfection.
Best LDS-interest Song 2022: (Normally three nominations are required, but I’m letting this one slide with two to accommodate some last-minute nominations. If someone quickly mentions another favorite LDS-interest song from 2022 in the comments, I might still be able to edit the poll to add it.)
- Faith in Me, by David Archuleta
- Deeper, by Ellee Duke
We have some fantastic nominees this year — I hope you’ll take the time to check them out and maybe find some great new creators/works that you weren’t aware of!!
The polls will close on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Switzerland time. May the best LDS-interest content and creators win!!!