Spider B. Perry

Spider B. Perry

Owner/Founder, NerdyKeppie, Author, Activist

Expertise

LGBTQ+, Transgender & disability issues, sensitivity reader & author

Highlights

Experience

Spider B. Perry has been active in the queer community since the early 90s and has been writing about queer & trans issues online since 2000. In addition to working on diversity and inclusion for roleplaying games, they have written LGBTQ+ fiction and worked with multiple synagogues on updating their language for queer inclusion. After over a decade in the financial sector, he left to found NerdyKeppie, a queer clothing company, which he runs with his partners, daughter, and four rescue pit bull mixes. He often jokes that instead of a college degree, he got a kid and a securities license. Find them talking endlessly about disability, LGBTQ+ history, and why Sisko is the best captain at @vaspider on Twitter.

Education

Spider left university prior to the birth of their only child. An autodidact, Spider speaks some Yiddish and Hebrew, held Series 6 & 63 licenses and has over 20 years experience in graphic design and writing. 

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