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Josephine Baker and her pet cheetah

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room and a pig living in her night […]

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Mary Ainsworth

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a […]

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Dusty Springfield

It’s music month at Gal’s Guide and a new group of gal pals have joined to have some fun. Bonnie takes the stage first talking about Dusty Springfield the singer of “Son of a Preacher Man”, “Wishin’ and Hopin’ and more. Don’t miss this fab episode because we learned that Dusty threw food when she […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who hails from Brooklyn NY, works in DC and is….notorious. She’s the 107th Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court and started as a lawyer for women’s rights. We’re happy to be releasing this episode on March 15 so we can say, Happy 86th Birthday to your gal, Ruth […]

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Ida B. Wells – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who born as a slave, refused to give up her seat, found her voice as a journalist, led anti-lynching campaigns and fought for justice for African-Americans. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Ida B. Wells. Full Episode YouTube Version Show Notes & […]

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Conchita Cintrón – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who defied a dictator, faced down death, and became a Goddess to all those who saw her in the ring. Bullfighting has been described over the centuries as indefensible and irresistible. It’s with that polarity in mind that we look at the life lessons we can learn from […]

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who had amazing success in golf, basketball, and track and field. But it doesn’t stop there. She also played baseball, billiards, and bowling. All these events at a time when women were discouraged to compete. ESPN ranked her in the top 10 of most important athletes of the […]

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Janet Guthrie – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal whose drive for adventure, speed and adrenaline placed her in the record books to be the first woman at the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Believe it or not racing was her back up choice she had her sights on something much faster. Today we’re talking about […]

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Tina Turner – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who went from picking cotton in Nutbush, TN to an icon on stage and screen. There were many hardships and if you haven’t heard her story get ready for a tale of a survivor with a soundtrack to go along with it. On episode #39 we’re talking the […]

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Joan Jett – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who picked up a guitar at 13, formed a band at 15 and at this moment is touring the country to audiences who love Rock n’ Roll. Today we’re going to talk about Godmother of Punk, the Queen of Rock and Roll, the life and legacy of your […]