We haven't had an event in a while as we've been busy stocking a library, so let's catch up with some books & baked goods! It's Good Neighbor Day at the Noblesville Farmers Market on July 13 and Gal's Guide will be raising money for our women's history library by selling a variety of used … Continue reading Books & Baked Goods!
The margaritas have kicked in as the gal-pals let their geek flags fly and talk about movie universes they would love to be in before rooting for syphilis to take out an abusive father. Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about actress Alla Nazimova who was paid more than Mary Pickford, had a theater and … Continue reading Alla Nazimova
News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for June 14, 2019. Brought to you by Unicorns. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/EdtrNV480no 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 … Continue reading Gal’s Guide NEWS for June 14 (brought to you by unicorns)
Continuing LGBT Pride Month, Katie takes a moment to think about what it would be like to be raised by two moms. She brings to the table research on happiness, child development, and marriage equity. The gal pals also talk about their favorite books and movies that feature LGBT characters. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/1sTOnqW9EyI Show Notes … Continue reading The Idea of Two Moms
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 … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads (and Views) About LGBTQ Pride
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 … Continue reading Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian
Helen Thomas was a trailblazer for women in the White House Press Core serving from the Kennedy administration until the Obama Administration. Katie tells the story of the rise and fall of this fierce journalist that dared JFK to be better, found her own voice, and how she upset George Bush Jr so much she … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Helen Thomas