From pop culture to college admissions, these recent posts have sparked lively conversations.
The actor is “overwhelmed” by the response to her new site. “We are continually looking for ourselves in others (subconsciously or not), whether it’s on the screen, in a book or on a blog.”
The author and essayist reflects on a terminal cancer diagnosis, and all of the conflicted feelings that come with writing about it.
Popular posts and community favorites, published in 2014.
In the days since Michael Brown’s shooting, bloggers have taken to their sites to share their thoughts on race, violence, media, and more.
The WordPress.com community is a truly global phenomenon. With bloggers spread across every corner of the world, the stories we encounter daily in the Reader give us an unfiltered snapshot of the world we share. Today, we offer you a free round-the-world ticket — through the personal perspectives of people with deep connections to the […]
Parenting blogs flourish on WordPress.com, and today, we’re pleased to introduce you to Gendermom, whose site tagline, A chronicle of fun and fear, or, daily life with my young trans daughter, says it all. Gendermom’s daughter M. was born a boy. He knew early on that he should have been born a girl. Gendermom writes […]
Here in North America, it’s late spring and the plants are in a rush — growing visibly each day in a bid to soak up every rain drop and sunbeam before fall forces summer to flee. We feel we should document every moment with a camera — to capture it before that beauty fades for […]
Every post that glides into our Reader offers us a fresh perspective and an opportunity to peer into another blogger’s mind. We’re invited to enter new worlds, and examine the shapes, angles, and textures of the blogging craft itself. This week, once again, the diversity of the WorldPress.com community thrilled us. The three posts we […]
We love how blogs give us glimpses into the lives and experiences of people all over the world. We also love how they offer opinion, analysis, and on-the-ground perspectives on current events that are impossible to get anywhere else. This week, three standout posts gave us both: What is Happening in Istanbul? Hundreds and thousands […]