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Our 10 Recommended Reads For Black History Month, Plus 5 Documentaries

Our 10 recommended reads that include fiction and non-fiction, science and sci-fi, poetry and a play, plus a few documentary films.

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune

In our final 1 cool painting thing, Dr. Leah Leach talks about nameless women in two paintings from a British TV show called Fake or Fortune. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Bonnie Fillenwarth, the gals also talk about their favorite female artists and for some reason Salvador Dali’s mustache. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Frida Kahlo

In our third 1 cool painting thing, Bonnie Fillenwarth talks about the tragic but brave life of Frida Kahlo. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about paintings they saw as kids that scared them and gave them a happy place to visit. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version Show […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Amy Sherald

In our second 1 cool painting thing, Rebecca Berfanger talks about Amy Sherald, the gal who painted the Official White House Portrait of Michelle Obama that captured the imagination of one little girl in particular. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about female and male nudity in […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Keeping Gals In STEM

Continuation of last week’s discussion on #STEMgals. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to throw shade on Snapchat, profess their love to Starbase Indy and deep dive into keeping gals in STEM careers. Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie Fillenwarth Full Episode YouTube Version Show Notes and Extras: Looking for […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – STEM 7

NASA had the Mercury 7, we have the STEM 7. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to talk about seven remarkable gals that changed the world on the newest episode of Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast. Who’s your favorite #STEMgal? Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie […]

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Galaxy Inspired Crafts

We’re a bit obsessed with images of galaxies over here at Gal’s Guide. From our logo to our memes we have so many beautiful nebulae and galaxies that show us how colorful the universe is. Here are some of our favorite crafts to show off your spacey side. Nail & String Art We love this […]

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Media Fluency is for Girls

Media fluency is generally understood as encompassing two skill sets. The first, which we might call media comprehension, enables media consumers to decode, analyze, and break down mediated messages into their constituent parts. The other, known as media production, involves successfully encoding some kind of meaning into a mediated message. Both are needed for successful participation in today’s media-rich landscape.

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Howl’s Moving Castle – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate finishes Miyazaki month with Howl’s Moving Castle by talking about themes of beauty in all its forms. Subjective always, beauty is judged inward and outward in conscious and subconscious ways. Kate digs in deep of our perceptions of beauty and how it changes, evolves and effects the world around us. YouTube Version (With Live […]