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Gertrude Ederle

It’s the start of Olympic Gal month and Bonnie is giving us “What For!” Well, actually, she’s telling about an Olympic swimmer who swam the English Channel who might have coined the phrase “What For!” Gertrude Ederle learned to win in a New York river with a rope around her waist. She’s the “Grease Smeared […]

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Gal’s Guide Anthology Call for Submissions

Share your experience with women’s history with us. Any story or poem of how women’s history or women in history has impacted your life is what we are looking for. Deadline is 12/16/2021 for publication in March 2022 Women’s History Month!  Submission will be chosen by a jury of 3, one representing Gal’s Guide, one […]

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Gals of the Bathysphere

Katie learns that some seashells are for taking. Bonnie is missing her rocks. Leah was so poor she stole a napkin. And Amy steals from the Pope. After confessing their crimes, the Gal Pals learn about the gals who went deep diving in a lead ball the size of a yoga ball to research the […]

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Stitch n’ Bitch

Craft time is back at Gal’s Guide! Second Saturday’s from 12pm-2pm. BYOC (bring your own craft). It can be cross-stitch, knitting, crochet, drawing, coloring, painting, jewelry, or anything that law enforcement allows in public. Welcome is everyone! As of 6/2/2021 masks are still required on the Nickel Plate campus.

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Women of Greek Myths

Beware of spit takes while listening to this episode! It takes us four ridiculous tries to start the show before going into a biblical story rant about Leah’s namesake, Debbi turning people into stone, and Bonnie whippin’ out her college thesis on us tell us her comical list of complaints of Greek (and Roman) women […]

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Bonnie’s Five Recommends

Women and Art: Contested Territory by Judy Chicago and Edward Lucie-Smith Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World by Rachel Swaby 4,000 years of Uppity Women by Vicki Leon Wonder Women by Sam Maggs Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? […]

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Soul Sisters Fairy House

Gal’s Guide has made a fairy-sized ofrenda, an altar with a collection of offerings traditionally at a Mexican Día de Muertos celebration. Our ofrenda is a celebration of our soul sisters of the past. We invite YOU to come make a fairy-sized shrine of a famous woman of history, friend, or family member who has […]

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Hilma af Klint

Klaire talks about the Swedish artist who most likely invented abstract art and did it with use of séances. Learn about the amazing time in history and Thesophy. Plus we talk about haunted books and captured fairies.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and […]

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October First Friday

Believe it or not, this is only Gal’s Guide 2nd in-person first Friday. To celebrate we’re going to have an unveiling of Leah Leach’s massive artwork “Mother Tree – Firsts.” The mixed media artwork showcases 34 women who were the first to accomplish a historic milestone. Leah will be on hand to talk about the […]

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Netflix Places Statues of ‘Overlooked Sisters’ Next to their Brother

To promote the release of Enola Homes, a film about Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister, Netflix has placed several golden statues of real-life sisters next to sculptures of their famous brothers.  In an attempt (to promote a movie) and to shine a spotlight on these lesser-known women of history, the project “Overlooked Sisters” was created Sketch Events […]