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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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Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie “Moms” Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes. YouTube Version […]

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Art Books Needed for the Library

Gal’s Guide is building an independent women’s history library and is seeking works by women and about women in various career fields. This month we have a list of 20 books about the history of women artists. UPDATE: The Gal’s Guide Library opened March 6, 2020. Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity Wish […]

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January Meeting – Painters

Brush up on your art history.   Join your gal, Bonnie in a discussion about the ladies of painting and art, with pictures!   Ladies include Artemisia Gentileschi, Frida Khalo, the Guerrilla Girls and more.   At the meeting, Gal’s Guide will be giving away one copy of Bonnie’s awesome Women’s History Calendar. Must be […]

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Her Life, Her Words: Inspiring Female Autobiographies

Gal’s Guide specializes in stories of inspiring gals of history. Whether it’s research for our podcast Your Gal Friday or our monthly meetings, nothing is better than learning about a gal in her own words. Autobiography, memoir, or essay there is always a bit of insight to guide you in your own life. If any […]

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Directed By Women 2018

We’re back! Directed By Women celebrations are happening all over the world this September and we’re so happy to put Indianapolis on the map! Gal’s Guide is hosting an out of this world celebration of female directors. The purpose of this free event is to educate, empower, and highlight women in the film industry, or women […]

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20 Sports Quotes By Women

1. “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.”– Mary Lou Retton 2. “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.” – Billie Jean King 3. “Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love […]

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26 Movies About Female Friendships

Support systems come in many varieties, one of which that can last a lifetime is friendships. A true friend can tell you when you have toilet paper stuck to your shoe and not set you into a shame spiral. They can tell you the truth even when it might hurt. A long-lasting friendship will have ups […]

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March Meeting

Alisha Roberts is our special guest speaker for the March Gal’s Guide Meetup. She is going to be talking to us about about Femmes and Food: Finding Out Identity in What We Eat. This is going to be a fantastic and insightful meeting. Bring a friend! Thursday, March 30 7pm-9pm Barley Island 639 Conner Street […]