S Word w/ Vanessa Lengies Review ( @KindaTV_ @littlelengies @soulpancake ) from @kleffnotes

After a massive hiatus, last month KindaTV streamed the SoulPancake series, S Word w/ Vanessa Lengies. KindaTV has done this sort of streaming for other sites before, Pot Luck was also a series that streamed on their site after an initial release on another platform. S Word fits very strongly within the mission of KindaTV and delves into topics of sexuality and gender. I thought I would share some of my thoughts about the series and the topics that it delves into. Continue reading “S Word w/ Vanessa Lengies Review ( @KindaTV_ @littlelengies @soulpancake ) from @kleffnotes”

Leah on the Off Beat Book Review from @kleffnotes

After reading Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, I decided to delve into the Simonverse of books by Becky Albertalli and check out the sequel, Leah on the Off Beat. The Leah we meet in the preceding book is a bit standoffish and actually does not appear super frequently within Simon’s story. For those of you who have seen Love, Simon this version of Leah is a lot different than the one we see there. While both do get upset when they feel left out, the Leah in the book often disappears and hides when faced with conflict or when she is struggling to deal with something. I will admit that while reading Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda I didn’t particularly like her. As soon as I began reading Leah on the Off Beat I found myself understanding and connecting with Leah and her internal issues. Continue reading “Leah on the Off Beat Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Review from @kleffnotes

I realize that this book has been out for a very long time, heck so long in fact that the movie has been made and out on DVD for an extended period of time, but the holidays finally give me time to indulge in some pleasure reading and I thought why not share my thoughts. I loved Love, Simon and have seen it a few times at this point, though Oreos have never been involved in any of these watches so I totally need to plan a rewatch with them in mind. I know for a fact that I picked up Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda multiple times at the only bookstore in my town, but I never wound up buying it. Unless a book has a sticker on it noting it has a new clearance price or comes from a place with Half in the title it normally takes some intense persuading to get me to buy the book for myself. Conveniently my girlfriend had a copy of the book she was willing to loan me and I need you all to know that I was so invested I read it in an afternoon, yes it was that good. Continue reading “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Review from @kleffnotes”

The Bi Line: ImBIbing in Something New from @kleffnotes

With 2019 starting today I wanted to try and do something new for The Nerdy Girl Express. I have been debating about doing an article series that would focus on LGBTQ+ topics, but hadn’t really had the time to sit down and focus on how to start it. Today seemed like the perfect day. Now in case you didn’t know my name is Katherine and I am an out bi woman. I typically just say bi instead of bisexual, just my personal preference, and I sometimes think up terrible puns involving the word bi. Ages ago I started thinking about the word byline, which is the part of an article that names a writer. Well as someone who is bi it seemed that it could be perfectly altered to use for my own needs. Continue reading “The Bi Line: ImBIbing in Something New from @kleffnotes”

@ClexaCon London Small Panel YouTube Additions from @kleffnotes

After releasing some of their larger panels, ClexaCon posted a number of videos of their smaller panels from ClexaCon London. I took a bit of time to check out the new additions and wanted to share a bit about them with those who either couldn’t attend the convention or might have missed out on some of these panels. While the larger panels are always great, smaller panels help to focus more on specific issues and populations within the community that don’t always get discussed in the bigger rooms. Continue reading “@ClexaCon London Small Panel YouTube Additions from @kleffnotes”

Putting On Revry Release ( @REVRYTV )from @kleffnotes

On November 30th Revry, an LGBTQ+ focused online network, dropped their debut reality series Putting On. Focused on the Isreali born, actor, model, entrepreneur, and Instagram influencer On Mekahel, Putting On is all about fashion and the drama that can surround creating a brand new fashion company. On has been working hard to create M.O. Underwear, but nothing is ever as easy as you might think. Continue reading “Putting On Revry Release ( @REVRYTV )from @kleffnotes”

World’s Largest Queer Comic Con Announces Flame Con Five and Its Return to Times Square via @kleffnotes

Brooklyn, New York – December 13, 2018 – Flame Con, created by the LGBTQ non-profit Geeks OUT, is announcing its fifth annual comic con on Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18. After another record year of over 7,000 attendees in 2018, Flame Con will be returning to the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Featuring hundreds of creators exhibiting queer-positive comics, arts, crafts, clothes and entertainment, Flame Con is open to all ages and will be free for all youths 21 years of age and under on Sunday, August 18.

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Ship It Book Review ( @brittashipsit ) from @kleffnotes

Ship It is a book I have been hearing about for over a year. I know it hasn’t even been out that long, but seriously I know I had heard about it way before it ever released. Britta Lundin, who happens to be connected to one of my current television obsessions on The CW, announced that she would have a book coming out focusing on fandom and fanfiction titled Ship It. I had the chance to briefly chat with her at ClexaCon, but wasn’t luck enough to win a book and when I got back to small town Ohio I could not find a copy of it anywhere. I searched high and low and finally, after a bit of a wait, managed to snag one of the digital copies of it through my public library. Ship It is so much more than I ever imagined and the characters are so much more complex than I ever could have guessed just from the book description. I was completely glued to my screen the entire time I was reading. Continue reading “Ship It Book Review ( @brittashipsit ) from @kleffnotes”

The Summer of Jordi Perez Book Review ( @theames )from @kleffnotes

The weather has gotten a bit chilly where I am and that means it is the perfect time to curl up with a cozy book, especially one set in the far warmer month of Summer in California. I have been trying to get my hands on The Summer of Jordi Perez for months. After seeing a table devoted to it and Ship It, which I also plan to review, at ClexaCon this year I was looking for it everywhere. Finally I managed to track it down through a local library app, Libby. When in doubt library it out I guess! Continue reading “The Summer of Jordi Perez Book Review ( @theames )from @kleffnotes”

LGBTQ+ Holiday Shopping Guide from @kleffnotes

It’s December 1st which means the holiday shopping season is definitely upon us. Now regardless of what you celebrate, if you even celebrate at all, this time of year always feels like it involves gift giving in some capacity. This year I wanted to highlight some LGBTQ+ connected sites that you can find things that are perfect for anyone in your life. These are listed in no particular order, though somehow they are unintentionally in alphabetical order, and I recommend checking out each of the sites, even if you aren’t in a shopping mood right this minute. Continue reading “LGBTQ+ Holiday Shopping Guide from @kleffnotes”