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Coretta Scott King

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for […]

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Women’s Battalion of Death

Author of Women Warriors, Pamela Toler, tells us the fascinating tale of the Women’s Battalion of Death lead by Maria Botchkareva. The Gal Pals also ask if you can conform and rebel at the same time. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for January are, Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Qiu Jin

It’s the start of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Guide Podcast!! We are starting off – what can only be an amazing year – celebrating rebel gals. We are joined this month by author and history nerd, Pamela Toler! Bonnie Fillenwarth starts us off with a Chinese feminist revolutionary who founded a girls’ school […]

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Ching Shih

To wrap up pirate month Leah talks about the leader of Red Flag Fleet who was so powerful she got a pardon from the Chinese government and got jobs for most of her fleet before retiring into the life of a boss of a gambling den and a Madam. Ching Shih is a true bad-ass […]

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Anne Bonny

Meet the fierce cross-dresser of the Caribbean! Anne Bonny and her BFF Mary Reed were wanted women on the 7 seas. Granted stealing that English military ship might have been the major reason. Katie and the gal-pals try to reason why Anne Bonny is always pictured with one boob out plus they try to define […]

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Sayyida al Hurra

Michelle talks about a pirate gal who ruled the Mediterranean Sea for 30 years! The gal-pals also talk about why they’d most likely be forced to walk the plank.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! The gal pals this month are […]

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Grace O’Malley

Batten down the hatches and pour the rum, we’re starting pirate month! Bonnie tells the tale of a gal who was told she girls can’t be pirates so she chopped off all her hair and started pirating! From Iron Richard to hen castle, learn about the clan leader who took audience with Queen Elizabeth speaking […]

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Mary Wollstonecraft

With Zoom video! Leah has a suffrage state quiz and then tells the remarkable tale of Mary Shelley’s mom who also wrote a revolutionary book. Learn about Mary Wollstonecraft who wrote The Vindication of the Rights of Women, published letters of evidence, and in the 1700’s was making her own living. Show Notes We’re back […]

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Alice Paul

Hunger strikes! Voting rights! The life and dedication of Alice Paul for the fight for women’s rights. Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! There are 5 Mondays in August so there are 5 gal-pals! The gal pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Suffrage on the Move!

The gal-pals talk about how their journey to the polls has changed before Bonnie talks about the planes, trains, automobiles, horses, and the marches that women utilized to win the vote.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! There are 5 Mondays in […]