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Josephine Baker and her pet cheetah

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room and a pig living in her night […]

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Josephine Baker

BURLESQUE PERFORMER AND FRENCH SPY Josephine Baker was born in 1906 in Missouri, she had a terrible childhood, I mean terrible. Little formal education, no indoor plumbing, poor, always hungry, abused, and homeless for a time. She made some money dancing on street corners at the age of 13. Her dancing led her to New […]

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March Meeting

Here at Gal’s Guide every month is Women’s History Month however we have a special treat for you for our March meeting. Co-host of our podcast Your Gal Friday, Leah Leach will present Saucy Gals of History. These are gals that are more risque or controversial than you’d hear about on our family-friendly podcast. Leah […]