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The Year's Best Feminism on Twitter

Feminism Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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1st

The Happy Feminist

The Happy Feminist

The Happy Feminist (THF); I post (mostly) good feminist news.
Cammie S
Cammie S I nominate @HappyFeminist for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she has deep understanding of issues, & is sarcastic! http://bit.ly/aOl0...
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @HappyFeminist for a Shorty Award in #feminism because because she is a positive feminist
Simon Smith
Simon Smith I nominate @HappyFeminist for a Shorty Award in #feminism because positivity and feminism are two great tastes that go together.
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30 votes in feminism
2 votes in activism
1 vote in egocentric

2nd

Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist evangelist. Big eater.
Penelope Grace
Penelope Grace I nominate @JessicaValenti for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is awesome at feministing.
Danielle Henderson
Danielle Henderson I nominate @JessicaValenti for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's a fresh voice for 3rd gen feminists
Jodi Solomon
Jodi Solomon I nominate @JessicaValenti for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's got a fresh take and a smart tongue.
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16 votes in feminism

3rd

Veronica

Veronica

Professional feminist, speaker, mom, wife, blogger, and writer. Cubs fan
phdinparenting
phdinparenting I vote for @veronicaeye for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she brings it.
The Happy Feminist
The Happy Feminist I nominate @veronicaeye for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's an e-community builder. VERY important.
Gwen Carter
Gwen Carter RT @ShelbyKnox: @veronicaeye Ya'll freakin rawk! For #Feminism Shorty Awards http://bit.ly/53St... we have 278 votes 4 101 ppl! Keep it up!
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20 votes in feminism
1 vote in health

4th

Lisa Maatz

Lisa Maatz

AAUW Public Policy & Gov't Rel Dir; loves politics, planetariums, parades, plate tectonics, football, hair products, Indian food, online banking, road trips etc
Sammie Moshenberg
Sammie Moshenberg I nominate @LisaMaatz for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is in for the long haul!
Lisa Maatz
Lisa Maatz TY! RT@ AAUWLecia I nom @LisaMaatz for Shorty Award in #feminism because she's dedicated her life to equity for women.
Lecia Imbery
Lecia Imbery I nominate @LisaMaatz for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's dedicated her life to equity for women.
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14 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in finance

5th

Jennifer Pozner

Jennifer Pozner

Media critic, journalist, progressive feminist, lecturer/speaker, activist, founder/director of Women In Media & News. Reality Bites Back book coming from Seal
Brett W. Copeland
Brett W. Copeland I nominate @JennPozner for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she watches RealityTV so rest of us don't have to.
andyleggett
andyleggett I nominate @jennpozner for a Shorty Award in #feminism because of her insight into pop culture gender dynamics.
Kevin Adams
Kevin Adams I nominate @jennpozner for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is compelling literary spirit in restless pursuit.
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13 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

6th

Melissa Silverstein

Melissa Silverstein

Blogs about women and film from a feminist perspective. Expert in on-line outreach to build the market for women's films.
Michele Landsberg
Michele Landsberg I nominate @Melsil for a Shorty Award in #feminism because...of her tough analysis, energy and smarts about women in
Rachel Smith
Rachel Smith I nominate @melsil for a Shorty Award in #feminism because I love reading her perspective on women in entertainment.
Belladonnasdoit
Belladonnasdoit I nominate @melsil for a Shorty Award in #feminism because...
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13 votes in feminism

7th

Marcia G. Yerman

Marcia G. Yerman

Writer/Activist/Artist/Curator -focusing on Women's Issues and Culture
Kristin Davis
Kristin Davis I nominate @mgyerman for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's one of the strongest, brightest women I know.
debking
debking I nominate @mgyerman for a Shorty Award in #feminism because... she never gives up!
graupepillard
graupepillard I nominate @mgyerman for a Shorty Award in #feminism bc she is writing incisive articles on women's issues.
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10 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in health
1 vote in momscanbepundits
1 vote in nonprofit

8th

Amanda ReCupido

Amanda ReCupido

Feminist, Kitchen Blunder-er Extraordinaire, Blogger, PR and Media junkie, Snuggie enthusiast
Veronica
Veronica I vote for @TheUndomestic for a Shorty Award in #feminism because we need snuggies for marking Roe...at least in Chicago.
Molly M M
Molly M M I nominate @TheUndomestic for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is a brilliant writer, activist, and friend.
Steph Barnard
Steph Barnard I nominate @TheUndomestic for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she bought me a beer once.
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9 votes in feminism
1 vote in politics

9th

Ashly

Ashly

I do things. I am a girl. There is no dissonance there.
breesays
breesays I nominate @newageamazon for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's articulate and hilarious and my favorite.
Green
Green I nominate @newageamazon for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she has vision.
Helen Sleeman
Helen Sleeman I nominate @newageamazon for a Shorty Award in #feminism because... she's not afraid to say what she thinks.
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8 votes in feminism

10th

ShelbyKnox

ShelbyKnox

Itinerant feminist organizer. Writer. Speaker. Revolutionary.
Veronica
Veronica I vote for @ShelbyKnox for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she inspires all of us to speak out.
KaeLyn Rich
KaeLyn Rich I nominate @ShelbyKnox for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she truly speaks for young women and girls.
The Happy Feminist
The Happy Feminist I nominate @ShelbyKnox for a Shorty Award in #feminism because..."#youngfeminists - We exist." Damn. Right.
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7 votes in feminism
1 vote in education
1 vote in humor

10th
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Joy Engel

Joy Engel

I love sea turtles, the Internet, cable cars and the state of Maine.
John Winskowicz
John Winskowicz I nominate @joyengel for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is a strong, vocal proponent of women's rights
Kate Winick
Kate Winick I nominate @joyengel for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she cares about all women as fiercely as she does about me
ericajanes
ericajanes I nominate @Joyengel for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's not afraid to share her opinion
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7 votes in feminism

11th

rebekka kill

rebekka kill

lecturer, writer, artist, dj, performer, wrangler
ben dalton
ben dalton I nominate @djtheduchess for a Shorty Award in #feminism because of the ways in which she plays with the concepts of feminism
Debby Cotton
Debby Cotton I nominate @djtheduchess for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she asked me to... :-)
Anna Graham
Anna Graham I nominate @djtheduchess for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she's an amazing person and great to work with! Fantastic woman <3
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6 votes in feminism

12th

The Illusionists

The Illusionists

A documentary (in development) about women, self-image, and the marketing of unattainable beauty. Daily feminist tweets by @_elena
Laura Walker Hudson
Laura Walker Hudson I nominate @illusionists for a Shorty Award in #feminism because the links are great & she's the only one of her kind
Penny Goring
Penny Goring I nominate @Illusionists for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they tell it right.
teebes
teebes RT @angelacorrias: I nominate @illusionists for a Shorty Award in #feminism because of her insights about the use and abuse of women's b ...
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7 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

13th

Latina Institute

Latina Institute

Salud | Dignidad | Justicia ... Health | Dignity | Justice
Rizzz
Rizzz I nominate @NLIRH for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they work to ensure #reprojustice for Latinas.
Sharon
Sharon I nominate @NLIRH for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they work for reproductive justice
Stephanie Alvarado
Stephanie Alvarado nominate @NLIRH for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they work to ensure #reprojustice for Latinas.
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5 votes in feminism

13th
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Rap Guy's Girlfriend

Rap Guy's Girlfriend

The artist formerly known as @loryn24. I am a media professional in DC. California girl, womanist, and blogger. Warning: I'm a heavy twitterer.
iluvblackwomen
iluvblackwomen I nominate @elledub_1920 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she deserves it
blackbirdhome
blackbirdhome I nominate @elledub_1920 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she rocks!
Rap Guy's Girlfriend
Rap Guy's Girlfriend I nominate @elledub_1920 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because she is passionate abt addressing images of blk wmn
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5 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

14th

IAmDrTiller

IAmDrTiller

Abortion providers share their stories in support and honor of Dr. Tiller.
Emmily Bristol
Emmily Bristol I nominate @IAmDrTiller for a Shorty Award in #feminism because it keeps me in proper, informed feminist outrage.
MK
MK I nominate @IamDrTiller for a Shorty Award in #feminism for being a beacon of compassion in reproductive health
LadyGolfer
LadyGolfer I nominate @IAmDrTiller for a Shorty Award in #feminism & u should too because "Trust Women" is incredibly important!
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4 votes in feminism
2 votes in health

15th

Melissa Wardy

Melissa Wardy

Pigtail Pals is a tshirt company for girls that encourages girls to Redefine Girly! Girls can be smart, daring and adventurous here!
MK
MK I nominate @pigtailpals for a Shorty Award in #feminism because...they are redefining "girly" in a really positive way
Erin M. Justice
Erin M. Justice RT @TheUndomestic: I nominate @pigtailpals for a Shorty Award in #feminism for redefining "girly," and finding others who do too. http:/ ...
Melissa Wardy
Melissa Wardy RT @TheUndomestic: I nominate @pigtailpals for a Shorty Award in #feminism for redefining "girly," and finding others who do too. http:/ ...
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5 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

15th
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Arwyn

Arwyn

I believe in the radical notion that women are people, I have a child, I am a fat, body-loving, bipolar, bisexual, bipedal blogger, and I blame the kyriarchy.
thecatenelson
thecatenelson RT @jmegan: I nominate @RaisingBoychick for a Shorty Award in #feminism b/c she's smart and funny and because she's just awesome. http:/ ...
phdinparenting
phdinparenting RT @jmegan: I nominate @RaisingBoychick for a Shorty Award in #feminism b/c she's smart and funny and because she's just awesome. http:/ ...
jmegan
jmegan I nominate @RaisingBoychick for a Shorty Award in #feminism b/c she's smart and funny and because she's just awesome.
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5 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

16th

MomsRising

MomsRising

Non-profit organization working to build a family-friendly America
Marcia G. Yerman
Marcia G. Yerman I nominate@MomsRising for a Shorty Award in #Feminism for all they have done to bring "average moms" in the political process.
Amber Strocel
Amber Strocel I nominate @momsrising for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they empower, protect & promote mother's rights
TheFeministBreeder
TheFeministBreeder I nominate @momsrising for a Shorty Award in #feminism because they empower, protect, and promote mother's rights
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3 votes in feminism

16th
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Robert Mckeown

Robert Mckeown

*shrugs*
Andy Raeside
Andy Raeside I nominate @epoc923 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because he enjoys cross-dressing as his female persona Roberta.
Hazel Mc Taggart
Hazel Mc Taggart I nominate @epoc923 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because...i say so
Edward Woods
Edward Woods I nominate @epoc923 for a Shorty Award in #feminism because s/he totally symbolises what it means to be a woman.
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3 votes in feminism
1 vote in steampunk
1 vote in femininity