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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Science Gals Month continues! Katie ask what if we’d donate our bodies to science before telling us about the first female licensed doctor in Brittan. But Elizabeth Garret Anderson was more than that, she was also a suffragist and a mayor!  Show Notes Book – Stiff by Mary Roach (Amazon) Article – 11 Little Known […]

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Celia Hunter

Katie closes up Naturalist Gals Month by telling us the story of Celia Hunter. This adventurer was a pilot and helped expand Alaska’s natural park system. She also founded the Alaska Conservation Foundation! Images

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Janaki Ammal

It’s the start of Naturalist Month at the Gal’s Guide Library. The Gal Pals are sharing 1 cool woman related to the study of and the conservation of nature. Amy Dalton is back and starts us off talking about Janaki Ammal who made sugar sweeter and help conserve land in India!  Show Notes The Wire […]

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LGBTQ+ Ally Meetup

May 7th Meetup Join us for the first LGBTQ+ Ally meetup hosted by the Gal’s Guide Library. Our intention for this meetup is for the member of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies to have an open space for dialogue, and support. A place that protects, inspires, and empowers the young and all. Let’s work […]

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Rooting Your Dreams Workshop

We’ve been so inspired by the April book club selection, The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent! Gal’s Guide is hosting a workshop to put into action the lessons Dr. Tererai lays out in the book. We are going to talk about our goals & dreams, write them down, and bury them in the soil […]

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SARK

To wrap up Artist Gals Month, Leah talks about SARK books. A highly recommended titles by this colorful and inspirational author.  Show Notes Gal’s Guide Calendar Favorite Pieces of Art:  Klare Lockhart: Judith and Holofernes, by Artemisia Gentileschi Bonnie Fillenworth: Interior Scroll by Carolee Schneemann Mother bathing her son Leah Leach: Tank Man  Photo of […]

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The Dinner Party

Pull up a chair ladies because there is room at the table! This week Bonnie is telling us about the installation art of The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago that debuted March 14, 1979. Totally a NSFW episode! Show Notes & Extras Klaire already talked about Claude Cahun Calendar Gal’s Guide Anthology Get-to-know-you questions“If you […]

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Claude Cahun

Gal’s Guide Library is the place to be in March, hence why this episode is late, however, it’s a great one. Our hope for this episode is it will inspire you to create your own expressive artwork, change your name, or reinvigorate your hate for Nazis. Learn all about the gender non-conforming surrealist that is […]

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Dr. Tererai Trent

What does your soul need? What will satisfy your Great Hunger? What dreams do you want to take root? These questions and more are from the Awakened Woman Dr. Tererai Trent who is Leah’s (and Oprah’s) favorite inspiration. Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan and Dr. Leah […]

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Grace Wilson Evans

Edan talks about family in this week’s episode and we’re so glad she does because her great-grandmother is someone we all should know about. Grace Wilson Evans was a strong voice for Black people and women in Terra Haute, Indiana. She stood up to the KKK and love libraries. She’s an amazing gal!  Show Notes […]