Gal's Guide is excited and thrilled to be one of the presenters at WomIN's Fest 2018. Check out the entire schedule and be sure to join us Saturday, August 25 at 4pm for a lively explanation & discussion on The Pink Tax. Day and weekend ticket options can be found on wominsfest.com/tickets Also check out … Continue reading G3 at WomIN’s Fest 2018
Megan finishes up her summer with a last swim in the lake near her grandmother's house. Megan is excited to start high school and make new friends, however, she'd love to be in the water for just a little longer. When she learns her high school has a pool and is part of gym class, … Continue reading How Title IX Changed The Game
Today we are talking about two gals named Theodosia Burr. Both gals received well-rounded education (uncommon for gals at the time) but also both grew up in single-parent homes. Their connection to a Aaron Burr certainly gives a complexity to their lives but as you’ll find out, they were pretty complex themselves. We’ll do our … Continue reading Theodosia Burr – Your Gal Friday
Today we are talking about the 1st, First Lady of the United States. A gal who widowed twice, spent 6 winters on battlefield camps, was a delight to everyone she entertained even though she wished for a private life. Today we’re going the life and legacy of your gal, Martha Washington. Learn about Martha in … Continue reading Martha Washington – Your Gal Friday
Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol. Your Gal, Susan B Anthony. https://youtu.be/PJZioJBvH0g Click here for the full podcast … Continue reading Susan B. Anthony – Your Gal Friday
At the end of the day, media literacy urges us not just to question everything and thereby throw all facts into doubt, but to engage responsibly with the media we consume, questioning its perspectives and its intrinsic authority while weighing its messages against our own real, lived experiences.
One of the primary roles of the news media is to serve as a watchdog on government and other forms of consolidated power. No matter how one feels personally about specific news outlets, reporters, or stories, the ongoing presence of the free press is essential for our democracy to function.