Vote in the Community Awards 2010

'Original Plumbing' editors Amos Mac (L) and Rocco Kayiatos aka Katastrophe are nominated in several categories a in internet magazine dedicated to FTM news and culture is in the process of deciding their 2010 Community Award winners and they want your input. You can register a vote in each category, once per day in the following categories:

  • Best Blog
  • Best YouTube Channel
  • Best Resource Website
  • Best Action Campaign
  • Best Business
  • Musician or Music Group of the Year
  • Sex Performer of the Year
  • Phoenix Award for Outstanding Achievement

There should be some interesting competition, like between friends Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir in the music category, and San Fran residents Buck Angel, Billy Castro (who has also been featured in Original Plumbing which is up for awards of its own) and James Darling in the sex category.

Voters can also enter to win a free pass to Gender Odyssey, a conference for those interested in the thoughtful exploration of gender. Through dialogue, presentations, and the sharing of our skills and expertise, they work to create broader and evolving language, social support, and life pathways that support all gender identities. Aug 5-7, 2011, Seattle, WA, USA.

And for nominees, here are some more tips:

Congratulations on your nomination and on your achievements that earned it! Being nominated for a TransGuys Community Award is an opportunity to create buzz for your work, and you’re encouraged to campaign for votes. Remember that voting ends on December 10, so it’s to your advantage to start promoting your award candidacy right away!

  • Put a Nominee Logo on Your Web Site: Use this 125×125 badge and link it to this page. (Please don’t hot link.)
  • Issue a Press Release: Download this easy to use template and distribute widely.
  • Share with Your Network: Tweet about your nomination and encourage your followers to vote for you; send an email invite to vote out to your network; make a special YouTube video, etc.
  • Update Your Bio: Adding this honor to your professional bio will show potential customers and partners that your work is award-winning.

Voting ends December 10th.

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