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Alison Bechdel

Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test.  Show Notes & Extras We’re recording in the library!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Glennon Doyle

  Katie talks about Glennon Doyle, the author of Untamed and Love Warrior, and how Glennon’s amazing journey took her from Christian Mommy Blogger to Cheetah (it will all make sense). The gal pals also talk about coming out stories, challenging your bias, trusting your inner voice, and so much more. YouTube Version We recorded […]

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Hannah Gadsby

Comedian Hannah Gadsby identifies as…tired. Bonnie continues our spotlight on amazing LGBTQ by talking about this thought-provoking and masterful comedian. The gal-pals also talk about the wonderful ways to still celebrate Pride month even in your local parade is canceled due to COVID-19.   YouTube Version We recorded in the library for the first time […]

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LGBT+ “Alphabet Soup”

We start our celebration of all the colors of the Rainbow for Pride Month. Kerra breaks down the history and the meaning of the letters in the term “Alphabet Soup”. A wonderful, informative episode to start LGBTQ+ month! YouTube Version We recorded in the library for the first time ever! This does mean there is […]

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Henrietta Lacks

Last episode of the season!! Leah talks about the life and immortality of Henrietta Lacks. Even though Henrietta wasn’t a doctor or nurse because of her there have been over 74,000 studies that have lead to treatments and vaccines for polio, HPV, cancers and more. The gals also talk about the best things they have […]

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Virginia Apgar

Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra’s 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them. YouTube Version Show Notes & Links Previous in Medical Month Bonnie […]

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Lillian Wald

Katie pays us a little home doctor’s visit by telling us the story of nursing pioneer Lillian Wald. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement she believed that health care should be available to all and convinced more women to enter a career in medicine. The gal pals also talk about fighting for their health, birth […]

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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 Have A Star Named After Us!

On September 29, 2017 after listening to our podcast, Your Gal Friday, Kerra was inspired to see if she could name a star after us. It was the Annie Jump Cannon episode where hosts Kate & Phoebe mention how it would be so cool to have something in space named after you and what a […]