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What’s in a Name?

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. Prince, Puff Daddy, and Queen Victoria and I have something in common… We’ve all changed our […]

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Hulkin’ Out

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. The story of the Hulk is an excellent example of Feeding (not fighting) Your Demons…get the […]

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Who is Tara?

by Leah Leach INTENTION My intention is to help make what I have learned in Buddhism approachable to all levels of readers regardless of faith or practice. I also cultivate the intention to share this wisdom with all beings. WHO IS TARA? Tara is the female representation of compassion, wisdom, and enlightenment. She is a […]

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Film Club

Leah Leach is our resident movie geek. With a background of working in movie theaters, video stores, and 18 years behind the camera, she’s got a knack for picking an interesting movie to talk about. And we don’t care about the first rule of Fight Club, the first rule of Film Club is: You talk […]

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Boosting The Signal Art Show

Our First Art Exhibit Gal’s Guide Library is pleased to be curating a special exhibit that showcases female-identifying artists as well as artists whose work celebrates women. 24 art pieces and 15 artists make up this wonderful show. Executive Director of Gal’s Guide, Leah Leach, is championing the event because as she says “Gal’s Guide […]

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Animal Rights Activists

Katie wraps up activist month talking about 4 amazing animal activist gals. Learn about Caroline Earle White who started animal shelters, Margaret Murie who was the grandmother of the conservation movement, Harriet Hemenway who co-founded the Audubon Society, and Genesis Butler the young lady who is on the scene right now daring us (AND THE […]

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Guerrilla Girls

“Do women have to be naked to be in the met?” The Guerrilla Girls asked this question in 1985 and Klaire Lockheart has us still asking today! Dive into a fantastic episode about art history and statistics that will have you ready to buy more art by women!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals […]

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Wilma Mankiller

Activist month continues with the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller. Gloria Steinem once said that if our country was more fair this woman would have been President of the United States. Wilma was one of the native peoples who reclaimed and occupied Alcatraz Island for 19 months. Learn about this inspirational […]

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Saudi Arabian Women’s Right to Drive

It’s the start of Activist Gals Month and we’re trying to turn anger into positive change. Bonnie talks about 3 amazing women in Saudi Arabia who have fought for the right to drive for women. Learn about Loujain al-Halthloul and her time in jail, Manal al-Sharif leading 100 women behind the wheel, and Ameera al-Taweel […]

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Surya Bonaly

Edan shares what Olympic greatness is all about with a French figure skater who didn’t win Gold but should have. Learn all about the amazing Surya Bonaly! Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are – Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, Leah Leach and Edan. Bonnie has already talked about Gertrude Ederle Get to know […]