VOTE: SheWired's Out Woman of the Year 2012

2012, being the year of a national election and the Olympics, has been a big year for LGBTs in pop culture, politics and sports. Now SheWired would like to pay homage to the unabashedly out women who’ve moved visibility for queer women forward.
By: SheWired Editors
December 13 2012 2:22 PM

Pam Spaulding:

The writer of Pam's House Blend, which was folded into progressive website FireDogLake in 2011, has been on our list of Women of the Year before for her dogged advocacy for LGBT equality. But this being a pivotal election year, the North Carolina blogger once again showed why she is such an important voice. Spaulding was among the most reliable sources of news for what was happening in her home state's fight against a ballot measure that amended the constitution to ban same-sex marriage and other types of unions. It was a losing fight, but don't expect Spaulding to give up. She's been doing this since 2004.

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