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Library Giving Day 2020

Gal’s Guide is the only library dedicated to women’s history in America where you can browse the stacks and check out a book. We created a small-but-mighty community space where men, women, and children can escape their hectic lives, where they can feel welcomed and inspired. In these very weird times, we could use your support. Testimonials […]

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Volunteer at Gal’s Guide!

We need your help! Gal’s Guide is a 100% volunteer staff. We are a small organization with a big history-making mission. We’ve built the first lending-library of women’s history in the United States. We need gals and guys to help catalog our collection, prep the collection for lending, search for books, research gals, develop programs, […]

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Menstrual Cups

It’s the start of medicine month and Leah has a quick story on the history of women in the medical field (AKA how they lead it, were kicked out of it, then encourage to come back to it.) The gal-pals then have a blast talking about the history of menstrual products. Did you know you […]

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We Need Medical Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in medicine. Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library! Women […]

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Greta Thunberg

It’s the start of STEM month and Dr. Leah Leach’s 1 Cool STEM thing is about climate change activist, Greta Thunberg. Get to know more about this fierce 16-year-old and why we connect with her. We also talk about more young climate change activists. But we can’t always be serious so we Leah brought some […]

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Uhura Training Academy – Full Course Schedule

What if Uhura had an academy? What would she teach? Gal’s Guide has partnered with Starbase Indy to host the Uhura Training Academy. During Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 29- Dec 1) learn about the skills and talents of our favorite Star Trek Communications Officer all while earning your Certificate of Completion (it’s totally framable and personalized). […]

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Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads About Women in Music

While there are several wonderful options for books, movies, and that shine a light on women in music we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for July. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend by Karen Bartlett Also, check out the episode of Gal’s Guide to […]

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Uhura Training Academy 2019

It’s official Uhura Training Academy will return to Starbase Indy in 2019 to continue providing cadets of all ages educational programs inspired by our favorite Communications Officer. Our theme this year is female inventors and scientists. See our full course schedule.  See what we had available at Uhura Training Academy 2018 including our Gal-lery. Visit […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Coco Chanel

  The gal pals finish up Women’s History Month with Leah’s 1 thing being about Coco Chanel. Now, Leah has talked about Coco before on Your Gal Friday but after 2 years, she’s still processing and this time she doesn’t have to keep it PG-13. What’s the worst that could happen? Joined by Bonnie, Josh […]

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Maya Angelou – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who was a poet, an activist, a dancer, an actress, a director, a writer, and an educator. A gal who used her many gifts to teach us empathy, compassion, and inner strength. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Maya Angelou. Full Episode […]