Uhura Training Academy – Full Course Schedule

What if Uhura had an academy? What would she teach? Gal's Guide has partnered with Starbase Indy to host the Uhura Training Academy. During Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 29- Dec 1) learn about the skills and talents of our favorite Star Trek Communications Officer all while earning your Certificate of Completion (it's totally framable and personalized). … Continue reading Uhura Training Academy – Full Course Schedule

Female Film & TV Directors Book List

September is #DirectedByWomen awareness month where the world celebrates with viewing parties of films old and new. But what if books are more your thing? Well, we have you covered. We've been collecting women's history books (our Executive Director used to be a film director so she's always picking up great titles for the collection). … Continue reading Female Film & TV Directors Book List

Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah's 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie "Moms" Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes. YouTube Version … Continue reading Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Indiana Women’s History Trails

This week we are bringing out the maps and pins to learning about the Indiana Women's History Trail thanks to Katie's 1 cool women's history thing. Gal pals, Leah, Bonnie, Josh, and Katie also talk about radium, and other things we took a while to learn were toxic, while we sip Diet Coke - it … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Indiana Women’s History Trails

Ella Baker – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who is the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, whose behind-the-scenes work inspired students and adults to be activists and cause political and social change. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Ella Baker Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/RHxWHKc7Qpo Show Notes & Extras: … Continue reading Ella Baker – Your Gal Friday

Ida B. Wells – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who born as a slave, refused to give up her seat, found her voice as a journalist, led anti-lynching campaigns and fought for justice for African-Americans. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Ida B. Wells. Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/qOMsYc_iSZk Show Notes … Continue reading Ida B. Wells – Your Gal Friday

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures

This week the sky is the limit with Kim's 1 Cool Black History Thing about the gals of Hidden Figures. Bonnie, Edan, Rebecca, and Kim also talk about their favorite gal in Black history as well as historical films and documentaries. All this and more on this episode of Gal's Guide to the Galaxy Podcast episode #17. … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson

This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson