Awaken Love Book Review ( @PublishPurpose ) from @kleffnotes

Awaken Love is a book that offers insight into a loving and connected relationship. The authors completely share themselves with the readers, detailing the highs and lows, the good and the bad, of being together. What this book does is provide insight, but on a much deeper level that relates back to real life experiences that impacted an actual relationship. Continue reading “Awaken Love Book Review ( @PublishPurpose ) from @kleffnotes”

Beyond The Rainbow Book Review ( @PublishPurpose )from @kleffnotes

Beyond the Rainbow: Personal Stories and Practical Strategies to Help your Business & Workplace Connect with the LGBTQ Market is a book with a hefty title, but a strong message. Jenn T. Grace wants to help companies understand and become strong fits for the LGBTQ community. By working to reach the entire umbrella and focusing on how powerful they can be, you can grow your own business and become someone that the community will want to interact with. Continue reading “Beyond The Rainbow Book Review ( @PublishPurpose )from @kleffnotes”

Bellingcat Movie Review ( @hrwfilmfestival )from @kleffnotes

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival is back this year and screening films that focus on a variety of important social topics that span the globe. Running from June 13th to June 20th participants will be able to expand their knowledge and learn more about the world around them. One of the featured films this year is Bellingcat: Truth in a Post Truth World. It follows the rise of the controversial “citizen investigative journalist” collective, which is committed to redefining breaking news through the use of open source investigation. Continue reading “Bellingcat Movie Review ( @hrwfilmfestival )from @kleffnotes”

Inclusion Book Review ( @PublishPurpose ) from @kleffnotes

Jennifer Brown’s book Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To Change is designed to open your mind up to the need to diversify workplace environments in order to truly change the world and society as a whole. Her mission is to better the world and allow it to become better by educating people on how the current workplace structures have led to stagnation. In order to open up the doors and allow our workplace to reflect our actual world we all need to work to bring in more diverse voices and people. Continue reading “Inclusion Book Review ( @PublishPurpose ) from @kleffnotes”

Southern Pride Movie Review from @kleffnotes

Malcom Ingram created Southern Pride as a companion work to his 2006 award winning documentary Small Town Gay Bar. This first piece explored gay bars in rural Mississippi and in this new work he returns to document what it is like running a gay bar in Mississippi following the election of Trump. This new piece also includes a profile of lesbian bar owners in both Biloxi and Hattiesburg. Ingram loves to tell stories of everyday heroes who are creating communities in unlikely places and his choice to make Southern Pride evolved from an opinion piece he drafted for CNN after the PULSE shooting in Orlando. This work led him to think about the work he had done in his original documentary and 24 hours after the election results were announced he had a plan to return to the South and document what was happening there in the wake of this new tide of politics. In his own word, “Southern Pride is the story of strong, queer women and their allies who answered the call to make their community better, in a time when the world is being torn apart.” Continue reading “Southern Pride Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

Kinky Sex Tips for Curious Girls Book Review ( @MsMonaDarling )from @kleffnotes

Mona Darling is a professional dominatrix and was a speaker on a panel dedicated to creating inclusive podcasts and stories. I attended that panel and managed to win a free copy of her book Kinky Sex Tips for Curious Girls. I am a firm believer in any knowledge is useful knowledge and I thought it would be useful to share a review with our readers. This book is something that anyone who has ever been curious about topics that might be connected to kink, think Fifty Shades of Grey or some of the things happening in  more recent show The Act on Hulu, can easily use as a means to learn a little bit more about the topic. Continue reading “Kinky Sex Tips for Curious Girls Book Review ( @MsMonaDarling )from @kleffnotes”

Popcorn Love Book Review ( @YlvaPublishing ) from @kleffnotes

Elena Vega is an influential fashion industry woman, think a way nicer version of Miranda Priestly, who has been out of the dating game for a while. Her best friend Vivian insists that she is going to start setting her up, but Elena has one caveat, a babysitter. Her son Lucas is the most important person in her life and is only three years old. She wants to make sure he’s taken care of while she is trying to find a partner. That’s where Allison Sawyer comes in. The NYU senior loves kids and after meeting Elena is very invested in taking care of Lucas. Popcorn Love is a romantic and touching story full of not only romantic, but familial love, and it shows that opening yourself up can lead to beautiful moments you could never expect. Continue reading “Popcorn Love Book Review ( @YlvaPublishing ) from @kleffnotes”

Apoppytheosis Comic Review ( @jocosejoni )from @kleffnotes

You remember being twelve years old right? The whole puberty, trying to fit in, and becoming a god thing that everyone has to deal with before their teens sounds familiar right. Wait, not everyone needs to try and become a god? Well Anthony Hernandez sure does and he has a to contend with a deer trying to destroy the entire world. That is just some of what you’ll experience in the collected Apoppytheosis comic. Continue reading “Apoppytheosis Comic Review ( @jocosejoni )from @kleffnotes”

Out of This World Book Review ( @QoSPress ) from @kleffnotes

Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories collects a number of works by Catherine Lundoff that take readers on a journey through a variety of times and places with protagonists who fall within the LGBTQ+ community. Many of these stories have been out of print for years or have appeared in other collections, but are now for the first time together in a brand new anthology. You will find vampires, ghosts, the works of Shakespeare, and even more within the pages of this Queen of Swords book. Continue reading “Out of This World Book Review ( @QoSPress ) from @kleffnotes”

Geek-Girl #5 Preview and Kickstarter News from @kleffnotes

Geek-Girl is back with a brand new Kickstarter. Running through the month of June you can support the new collected trade paperback of issues 1-4 of the Crime War arc as well a new edition in the ongoing series following Ruby and the mantle of Geek-Girl. When a pair of power-inducing glasses become Ruby’s she finds herself with the ability to join the ranks of Maine’s superheros. After a fight with the electric villain, Lightning Storm, Ruby was out of the fight and even though her best friend attempted to take over the role villains were able to rise. Crime War reveals the start of the League of Larcenists and their evil deeds throughout Maine. Continue reading “Geek-Girl #5 Preview and Kickstarter News from @kleffnotes”