ChicagoNow's best posts of February, 2017

Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best blog posts throughout ChicagoNow. Out of over 1,000 posts published during the month of February, here are the 10 judged to be the best.

Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!

To go back and read the last nearly six year's worth of winners go here and here.

Here are the rules:

- Bloggers may submit up to two posts: One of their own posts / One from any other ChicagoNow blog.
- The post must have been published during the month of February.
- We look at the quality of content, quality of writing, overall creativity, quality of headline and presentation.
- We don't consider how much traffic a post has received, reader comments, responses to reader comments or the number of Facebook "likes" or times a post is sent out on Twitter.

Without further ado, this month's top 10 ChicagoNow posts:

Affirmed Mom: Be Our Voice: To friends who want to help my trans son
chrish chatter: Two years of blogging, and I no longer feel fear when I press 'Publish'
Cubs Den: Dexter Fowler and "Property"
Dr. Miss: That Time When Dr. Miss Called out the Fucking Xenophobes
Listing Beyond Forty: 40 new euphemisms for female masturbation
Mary Tyler Mom: What a Muddy Backpack and Stuffed Rooster Taught Me About My Mothering
Purple Reigns: How to Live a Full Life with Lupus: What I Love About Being Black
Riding The Waves: Some Cold Ass Truth About My White Privilege
Waiting4Cubs: Reliving the Cubs' World Series Game 7. We missed the final play.
The White Rhino: A Chicago Latino English Teacher: To the students who missed school on the Day without Immigrants Protest

And the top five:

First place: Cubs Den: Dexter Fowler and "Property"
Second place: Affirmed Mom: Be Our Voice: To friends who want to help my trans son
Third place: Purple Reigns: How to Live a Full Life with Lupus: What I Love About Being Black
Third place: Dr. Miss: That Time When Dr. Miss Called out the Fucking Xenophobes
Third place: The White Rhino: A Chicago Latino English Teacher: To the students who missed school on the Day without Immigrants Protest

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