2023 Nomination-palooza!!

2023 Brodie Awards and X-Mormon of the Year
We’re currently in the middle of 2023 nominations season — here’s the current status:

First, I’d like to post the polls for X-Mormon of the Year on the 27th of December, so please add your last-minute nominations in the comments below. Here’s who we have so far:

If any of your nominations are missing, please comment below. However, please note that nominations that are purely for content creation (e.g. best podcaster) have been moved to the Brodie Awards below.

For the Brodie Awards, the following are the current nominees, including some suggested categories. Remember that each category requires at least 3 nominees to proceed to the voting phase.

Please join in and add your nominations in the comments!!

Year-long awards:

Best new LDS-interest site/blog/channel/content creator 2023:

Best LDS-interest YouTube channel 2023:

Best LDS-interest TikTok channel 2023:

Best LDS-interest podcast 2023:

Best LDS-interest Blog or Column 2023:

Best LDS-interest Website 2023:

Awards for individual works:

Best LDS-interest Book 2023:

Best LDS-interest Podcast Episode or Series 2023:

Best LDS-interest illustration/artwork/meme 2023:

Best Exit Story 2023:

Best LDS-interest Political Discussion 2023:

Best LDS-interest Investigative Reporting 2023:

Best Discussion of LDS culture or doctrine 2023:

Best LDS-interest Song 2023:

Funniest LDS-interest Humor Piece 2023:

Best Trek content 2023:

Best tales of marginalized people navigating Mormonism 2023:

Best work on healing from religious trauma 2023:

I hope these ideas will inspire some more nominations. 😀

Thanks to everyone who has nominated so far!! I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday, and that adding your nominations here will be a fun part of it!!


C. L. Hanson is the friendly Swiss-French-American ExMormon atheist mom living in Switzerland! Follow me on mastadon at @chanson@social.linux.pizza or see "letters from a broad" for further adventures!!

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13 Responses

  1. @Monya_PostMo says:

    *Best LDS-interest Podcast
    Human Stories – https://www.facebook.com/HumanStoriespod/
    Biweekly podcast featuring LGBTQ individuals with an LDS background, consistently inspiring stories of self-discovery and learning to embrace one’s self-worth

    *Best LDS-interest Blog or Column
    Eli McCann’s Salt Lake Tribune column (subscription only)
    An occasional, light-hearted series on Mormon culture with an insider/outsider view
    *Best LDS-interest Podcast Episode/Series
    Human Stories – https://www.facebook.com/HumanStoriespod/
    Biweekly podcast featuring LGBTQ individuals with an LDS background, consistently inspiring stories of self-discovery and learning to embrace one’s self-worth

    *Best Work on Healing from Religious Trauma
    This interview on CenterPeace, by an LDS-raised lesbian who helps people find religious acceptance
    A short piece on making disappointing others a goal and form of liberation, by Meg Conley
    *Best LDS-interest Reporting
    Michael Renzedes of AP continues investigative journalism on how the LDS Church covers up sexual abuse by its leaders – so common there is a playbook, including payouts, ostracism and confidentiality agreements
    “How many people can know the truth and choose to pretend they don’t and leave others at risk of the same abuse?”

  2. anita says:

    *Best LDS-interest Website:
    LDS Discussions – https://www.ldsdiscussions.com/

    *Best LDS-interest Podcast Series:
    Mormon Stories Podcast: LDS Discussions Series – https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxq5opj6GqOB7J1n6pMmdUSezxcLfsced&si=8eWkex8etklYz__K
    Jordan and McKay: 8 Passengers and Connexions Series – https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5YSQdA5ZZvQN0NA_H_gUFZEMJ86OnGz2&si=XinlEiq7w1ogDDDg

    *Best LDS-interest Video Channel:
    Mormon Stories – https://www.youtube.com/mormonstories
    Zelph on the Shelf – https://www.youtube.com/@ZelphOntheShelf
    Jordan and McKay – https://www.youtube.com/@JordanandMcKay

    *Best LDS-interest Podcast Episode –
    Zelph on the Shelf: BYU professor says divorce is too easy [Responding to Jared Halverson part 1] – https://youtu.be/e7fhnli2gKU?si=xPndNXxLhMByf2g-
    Zelph on the Shelf: Queer mormons should be eunuchs for kingdom?! [Responding to Jared Halverson part 2] – https://youtu.be/Ip3qoFJuh_I?si=7OxpCe_9VCBVxC2t
    Mormon Stories Podcast: Jesse Hildebrandt – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCeK7sIP2Y0

  3. Donna Banta says:

    Best LDS-interest podcast: Mormon Land- https://www.sltrib.com/podcasts/mormonland/

    Best LDS-interest podcast episode: Booting women’s leaders off the stand was ‘hurtful’ and ‘heartbreaking’- https://open.spotify.com/episode/6UnbkDZuSjhxVy1cceFwHV?go=1&sp_cid=180fa1bee040f8f817d06a6e2fd5625b&utm_source=embed_player_p&utm_medium=desktop&nd=1&dlsi=f0af90e64ab747f4

  4. John says:

    Best LDS interest podcast: Breaking Down Patriarchy

    Best website: Widow’s Mite at widowsmitereport.wordpress.com

    Podcast episode: RFM on how the church keeps hiding child abuse

    Investigative reporting: the widow’s mite on the churches ungodly US land holdings atwidowsmitereport.wordpress.com/us-land or Bill Reel on Mormonism Live “tithing what’s in a word” from January 26th episode 112

    Best takes of marginalized navigating: has to be david archuletta on instagram laying the whole journey for the world to see. Heartbreaking.

  5. Megan says:

    Best LDS interest Illustration…
    Midwife of the Wild Frontier!!!
    Midwife Of The Wild Frontier https://a.co/d/7QIn9Sl

  6. Donna Banta says:

    Best analysis of LDS culture and doctrine: Leaving the Mormon Machine I struggled to find community without conformity by Monya Baker

  7. MityMouse says:

    Best new LDS-interest site/blog/channel/content creator 2023:
    Data Over Dogma

    Best LDS-interest YouTube channel 2023:
    She Became Visible
    21st Century Saints
    Mormon Civil War

    Best LDS-interest podcast 2023:
    21st Century Saints
    Mormon Civil War
    At Last She Said It
    Sunstone Podcast

    Best LDS-interest Website 2023:
    Mormon Discussions
    Widows Mite

    Best LDS-interest Book 2023:
    Convicting The Mormons – Janiece Johnson

  8. Chino Blanco says:

    Whoa, lots of nominees. Popping over to run these by our reddit peeps!

  9. chanson says:

    Thanks Chino!!

    I know there’s a thread for Brodies nominations on each of the two reddits — and I will go through and add all of those nominations before making the polls. I know I promised them for today, but I might not have them ready before tomorrow morning…

  10. James says:

    Podcast series: Widows Mite Report on Mormon Stories
    Podcast: Mormonish

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