Congratulations 2012 Brodie Winners!!!

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 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

Here are the buttons for this year’s winners, to display in your sidebar:

To see all of the nominees and the voting results, look here.


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

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6 Responses

  1. Donna Banta says:

    Just added the little logo to my blog sidebar–again! Wow. 6 nominations and 3 wins. It doesn’t get much better than that. Thanks so much for doing this, Chanson!

  2. aerin says:

    Congratulations everyone, nominees and winners.

  3. TGD says:

    One of my entries missed by one vote. That’s what I get for not voting for myself. LOL!

  4. chanson says:

    @4 Yeah, that one was really close! Next time do what everybody else did: Campaign for yourself on Facebook the day before the polls close. 😉

  5. John Drpaer says:

    I’m trying to find an editor for my first novel. It’s about a Mormon missionary who goes insane on his mission.
    I would like to find a top, experienced novel editor who is a former Mormon.
    Know of any?

    Thanks for your time

     John Draper

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