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The Last Jedi Controversy

Saw The Last Jedi again. When my favorite line was uttered the guy in front of me turned to his friend and said, “This is bullshit.” I want to say I don’t get this polarizing love/hate with The Last Jedi but I actually do. A movie experience is personal and you get out of it […]

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Clothes History inventors Personal Stories Politics Suffrage

Amelia Bloomer: A Rebel in Pants

“Careful, or he’ll see your bloomers!” I don’t know why this is a phrase I’ve heard from time to time. I always assumed bloomers were another term for underpants, and it turns out I’m not the only to have thought that. Bloomers have an interesting history in clothing one that sheds a nearly double-meaning on […]

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September Meeting

It’s movie month at Gal’s Guide and we’re super excited to have as our special speaker for our September Meeting, award-winning filmmaker, Mallory Gieringer. Mallory is going to show us how film fans and filmmakers can apply creative solutions to showcase the importance of female perspective in film. Did you know?  Women comprised 32% of all […]

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Art Culture History Movies Outreach

Wonder Woman 101

Video of this presentation: Wonder Woman’s Creation This year marks the 76th anniversary since Wonder Woman first appeared in All Star Comics #8. Seven months later she got her own comic. She was created by the American psychologist and writer William Marston (who wrote under the Pen Name Charles Marston), with his wife Elizabeth Marston […]

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June Meeting

Looking for some cool book titles to add to your summer reading list? Gal’s Guide has you covered! Join us as we welcome special guest speaker, Katie Harris. Katie will get you ready for summer with recommendations of female authors and female main characters. We’ll be talking about the books we love and love to […]

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May Meeting

Calling all wonder women! The first ever Wonder Woman feature film hits theaters June 2. Wanna know more about the crazy history and inspiration behind Diana Prince? This month Kate Chaplin brings you the 75 year history of this superhero for peace and love. Kate will catch you up and get you pumped for the […]

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Podcasts Your Gal Friday

Your Gal Friday – Coming Soon

Launching June 2, Gal’s Guide will bring you a weekly profile of a gal who is a leader, innovator or rule breaker. Your podcast hosts, Kate Chaplin and Phoebe Frear, will be talking about the lives of these amazing gals and what they learned about them while researching. Each month we’ll cover a gal in […]

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April Meeting

Lisa Meece of Holding Space, LLC is our guest speaker for the April Gal’s Guide meeting. Lisa is going to be talking to us about the science & business of hugs. Lisa Meece, MA, RYT founded Holding Space, LLC to provide physical comfort for healing and facing today’s world. Lisa is a Certified Life Coach […]

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Culture Movies Personal Stories

Wonder Woman’s Armpits Controversy

You have to be kidding me. This is a thing? In the newest Wonder Woman trailer, released on March 11, at minute 1:48 Wonder Woman lifts her arms, seemingly to flip a car, and oh snap her armpits are reveled. Alert the internet! People are arguing that it’s a photoshop fail to make her armpits […]

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March Meeting

Alisha Roberts is our special guest speaker for the March Gal’s Guide Meetup. She is going to be talking to us about about Femmes and Food: Finding Out Identity in What We Eat. This is going to be a fantastic and insightful meeting. Bring a friend! Thursday, March 30 7pm-9pm Barley Island 639 Conner Street […]