100 Women We Love Class of 2010

As the first decade of the new millennium comes to an end, we take a moment to celebrate 100 out lesbians who have made the past year one of inspiring change and amazing progress.

Pam Spaulding

Pam Spaulding’s popular blog PamsHouseBlend.com has won a slew of awards, including Best LGBT Blog at the 2005 and 2006 Weblog Awards. As its editor and publisher, Spaulding herself was named one of the Huffington Post‘s Ultimate Game Changers in Politics in 2009, and received the 2006 Distinguished Achievement Award from The Monette-Horwitz Trust for making significant contributions toward the eradication of homophobia. Spaulding is a regular contributor to other progressive blogs, including Pandagon and The Bilerico Project. “I love reader feedback, including the batshit crazy right,” she says. “The best way to blunt the hate is to embrace its lunacy, so I display the quotes as badges of honor.” A Durham, NC native, Pam lives in the Bull City with her wife, Kate. -EI

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