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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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100th Episode of the Gal’s Guide Podcast

We did the math and if you subtract our flashback episodes and the audiobook chapters of Frankenstein and Kristin Lavansdatter this is our 100th Gal’s Guide episode!!! It’s also the last episode of Season 2!  Leah, Katie, and Bonnie could have done a full retrospective but it’s been a hell of a year so they […]

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Jane Austen

“A drinking club with a book problem,” Mary Miller gives us the wonderful scoop on Jane Austen. I mean she would know she’s been the Indiana Regional Coordinator for the Jane Austen Society of North America. This episode is full of Jane fun for that ranges from the scholar to the recreational user (AKA “Bonnets”). […]

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Cokie Roberts

It’s the start of Author Gal’s month! We’re celebrating the ladies of the written word. Bonnie starts us off with the political reporter and author Cokie Roberts. We also talk about Bobbleheads and National Novel Writing Month.  Show Notes We’re in the library this month! So we’re drunker! The gal pals this month are Dr. […]

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Hilma af Klint

Klaire talks about the Swedish artist who most likely invented abstract art and did it with use of séances. Learn about the amazing time in history and Thesophy. Plus we talk about haunted books and captured fairies.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and […]

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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 […]

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Frances Harper

It’s the start of Suffrage month and there are 5 gal-pals joined over Zoom this time to celebrate the 19th Amendment. Edan is up first talking about the African-American poet who has an Indiana connection to the Suffrage movement.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our […]