Susie Bright's Journalhttp://susiebright.blogs.com/
Well, Susie Bright isn't technically a lesbian -- she's bisexual -- but that's close enough for our list. Her journal is a mix of personal stories and political commentaries, including her first confession in decades, which was inspired by an iPhone app.
A Blog Supremehttp://www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/
A Blog Supreme has attracted a loyal and illustrious following for its top-tier perspective on the contemporary jazz scene. Stalwarts of jazz music will rub shoulders with complete neophytes, both groups attracted to this blog's excellent and clear writing and diverse selection of topic choices. We really appreciated their regular feature, Around the Jazz Internet postings, which compile the best of jazz headlines as they appear online.
I Love Memphishttp://ilovememphisblog.com/
Nashville may be the first city to come to mind when pondering the state of Tennessee. Blogger Kerry displays an outstanding argument for Memphis to surpass that other town as the state's best locale. Kerry starts with basic examples of Memphis' stellar quality: low cost of living, distinctive and delicious cuisine, and a burgeoning music scene of note. But every post highlights another even more specific and scintillating representation of exclusive Memphis mojo.
"Keep Austin weird" is the titular Texan town's top phrase to explain and protect the alternative wonder and atmosphere that has famed the town. That whimsy appears unadulterated and maximized on Tolly's paean of a blog page. Having loved a cat as well as a husband, her site shows off a rare sense of warmth and empathy when it comes to describing the affairs of her life. Those who've never before visited the city will find themselves well-prepared to embrace its fresh delights.
Thankfully, this site's charming if initially cryptic name is explained immediately, as a an imperative version of the verb "look," used almost exclusively in New Orleans. That sparkling and highly specific use of Big Easy culture permeates this blog, a devotional page to the recently troubled city, again and again. Blogger Chuck concentrates his site on the city's food and nightlife scene but frequently writes excellently on the soul of New Orleans itself.
A Southern Fairytalehttp://asouthernfairytale.com/
Mention the South, and you're likely to draw references to the region's cuisine before any other response. A mother from Texas has capitalized on the South's worldwide culinary recognition and themed her blog page on the dishes and cooking styles that help distinguish Southern cuisine. Fortunately, Southern Fairytale eschews any stuffy allusions to Michelin stars or molecular gastronomy and focuses on what the South is known for -- excellent, rib-sticking, homespun cooking you can't forget.