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Cross Stitch Tutorial & Patterns

Cross-stitching is a wonderful activity when you want to stab something a thousand times and not get arrested for it. It’s also a great activity for self-care as it can be a wonderful meditation to take time with each stitch and see an accomplishment of a row, a color, or a full design project. Cross-stitching […]

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Women’s History Documentaries To Watch Streaming Right Now

Load up your watch list! Our filmmaker guide, Dr. Leah Leach, has combed through streaming sites to gather for you a wonderful list of documentaries about fascinating women. Think of it as a resource for social distancing plus celebrating women’s history month. These are the films available as of March 16, 2020. Let us know […]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Katie talks about the author of We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the dangers of only knowing a culture’s singular story. Wonderful conversation on feminism, equality and being inspired by fellow women. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Edan. […]

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A Film Festival That Celebrates Your Talent As Well As Honors Meaningful Causes – BMC Film Fest

The Blackmagic Collective in Los Angeles presents the BMC Film Fest where filmmakers can make 5-minute or 60-second films inspired by a charity’s theme. Amazing prizes include: URSA Mini Pro G2 kit, Sigma Lens kit, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, and more prizes are being added […]

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Edith Wilson

The drinks have really kicked in and the gals talk about the “Petticoat Puppetrist,” Edith Wilson. Bonnie’s 1 Cool First Lady might be the first female president – for a least a few months. Edith Wilson was First Lady during World War 1, the passing of the 19th Amendment, and took charge when her husband’s, […]

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Florence Harding

Okay, strap in because we’re going on a wild ride. Dr. Leah Leach is gonna tell ya about Florence Harding, not only the wife to the 29th President Warren G. Harding, but she was a feminist, knew how to operate a movie camera, flew in airplanes before Amelia Earnhardt set any records, and she might […]

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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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Theodosia Burr – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about two gals named Theodosia Burr. Both gals received well-rounded education (uncommon for gals at the time) but also both grew up in single-parent homes. Their connection to a Aaron Burr certainly gives a complexity to their lives but as you’ll find out, they were pretty complex themselves.  We’ll do our […]

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Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your Gal Friday

We’re super proud of our newest podcast addition to Gal’s Guide. Launched in 2017, Your Gal Friday has released remarkable episodes about gals of history. The show continues to grow fans, listeners and even an award for Best Family Podcast. So we thought why not celebrate the legacy of these gals a little more by […]