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Gal’s Guide NEWS for June 14 (brought to you by unicorns)

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for June 14, 2019. Brought to you by Unicorns. YouTube Version Show Notes: First edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS. North. East, South, West are directions on our compass logo but can also be moved around to spell NEWS. (We’re so punny). Brought to […]

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Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads (and Views) About LGBTQ Pride

  While there are several exceptional options for books, movies, and comedy specials that showcase LGBTQ pride we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for June. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Nazimova: A Biography by Gavin Lambert The Color Purple by Alice Walker Hiding My Candy: The Autobiography of the Grand Empress […]

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Joan Jett – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who picked up a guitar at 13, formed a band at 15 and at this moment is touring the country to audiences who love Rock n’ Roll. Today we’re going to talk about Godmother of Punk, the Queen of Rock and Roll, the life and legacy of your […]

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Epilogue Funny Gals – Your Gal Friday

The gals wrap up their exploration into the world of funny gals. Leah and Phoebe cross compare the gals, look at comedy overall, give a shout-out to brother/sister connections, and talk about what they learned along that way.  Full Episode on YouTube Previous Episodes in the Funny Gals Series Prologue (including a history of comedy) […]

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Ellen DeGeneres – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a funny gal whose observational humor led her onto the biggest gigs for a comedian, followed by multiple shows featuring her name, books, award show hosting duties and a presidential medal of freedom. But there was a time when we turned our back on her. Today we’re going to spread […]

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Funny Gals – Your Gal Friday

The gals are back from break and ready to dig into their next section, Funny Gals. In this prologue episode they let you know which 3 gals they picked, the methods of choosing, which gals were SO close to making the list, and what they knew about these funny gals before they dug into research. […]

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X-Men (Part 2) Kate’s Take Podcast

Adam Eastwood is back to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 2 of 2 Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of gay rights, #BlackLivesMatter and fan suggested metaphors. Sources: Comics Code: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority LGBT themes in X-men: https://moviepilot.com/posts/3988951 Gay Teachers: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/12/the-plight-of-being-a-lgbt-teacher/383619/ Where you can be fired for being gay: https://www.fastcompany.com/3057357/the-future-of-work/heres-everywhere-in-america-you-can-still-get-fired-for-being-lgbt Bryan […]