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Wonder Woman Academy Online Camp

Bummed that Wonder Woman 1984 movie is being postponed? Take this opportunity to strengthen your inner Wonder Woman and learn the life skills from this mythic-warrior Goddess. Join us Noon on Zoom Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays July 1-31. Each class is 1 hour. 15 free warrior classes taught by Dr. Leah Leach of Gal’s Guide […]

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Short Story Club – May

New Gal’s Guide Program! We’re hosting an online discussion with a hand-picked short story by your fearless leader, Katie Harris. All stories will be by female authors and feature a drink cocktail recipe that pairs with the story. May 3 – “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Available on Project Gutenberg May 10 – […]

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Marie Van Brittan Brown

Lisa Meece’s 1 Cool Science Thing gets the gal-pals talking about the barriers of female inventors while she enlightens us on the genius of Marie Van Brittan Brown who invented the home security system. The gal-pals also talk about their own security systems like “Bra Off Day Off” and “T-Rex Mode” where you are so […]

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Mary Ainsworth

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a […]

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Volunteer at Gal’s Guide!

We need your help! Gal’s Guide is a 100% volunteer staff. We are a small organization with a big history-making mission. We’ve built the first lending-library of women’s history in the United States. We need gals and guys to help catalog our collection, prep the collection for lending, search for books, research gals, develop programs, […]

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2020 Board Elections

Want to be part of history? Want to help fulfill Gal’s Guide mission to build the first independent women’s history library? We are seeking 2-3 new Gal’s Guide board members at large. Our board of directors have a three-year term with Gal’s Guide and can be re-elected. There are two types of board members, members […]

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The Idea of Two Moms

Continuing LGBT Pride Month, Katie takes a moment to think about what it would be like to be raised by two moms. She brings to the table research on happiness, child development, and marriage equity. The gal pals also talk about their favorite books and movies that feature LGBT characters. YouTube Version Show Notes & […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fibroids

After medical emergencies, car accidents, and hormone ragers the gal pals are back! They talk about why they vanished for a short while – no, it wasn’t Thanos – it was Leah’s battle with fibroids. Upwards of 80% of women develop fibroids and this is Leah’s experience. So buckle in because the gals are talking […]

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Roller Derby Revival

Many, many years ago, I first saw the new version of roller derby on the late night comedy show, Insomniac with Dave Attell. in Austin.  I was thrilled to find it again on YouTube while writing this post (warning: Language NSFW). While the leagues I’ve watched have never had the same kind of (staged?) brawl […]

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My Support System is Books

Sometimes when you are lost in the endless cold that is winter in Indiana it can be a challenge to see where support can come from. You probably see articles and list of great resources and know that picking up the phone to call your closest dearest people will help…but sometimes for me it feels […]