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Ching Shih

To wrap up pirate month Leah talks about the leader of Red Flag Fleet who was so powerful she got a pardon from the Chinese government and got jobs for most of her fleet before retiring into the life of a boss of a gambling den and a Madam. Ching Shih is a true bad-ass […]

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Gilda Radner

Funny gals month continues! The gal-pals tell their favorite jokes, fall in love with an adorable dog named Sparkle, and share their love of the one and only Gilda Radner. YouTube Version This week’s episode on YouTube has live video. Show Notes & Extras We’re recording on Zoom so that means video!!!! The gal-pals this […]

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Wangari Maathai

The first episode in our new research theme of African gals! Bonnie starts us off with a nice little tree-planting gal who wanted to create jobs and plant trees but she was cursed by her government and was hit list! Learn about this amazing gal who not only survived her government but was the first […]

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Harriet Lane

Plunging necklines! Bachelor President! Bralettes! Cocaine! These are just a few of the wonderful things we talk about as we finish up First Ladies month. Debbi brings us the fantastic story of First Lady Harriet Lane who was the niece to the 15th President, James Buchanan and the first to have the official title of […]

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The Idea of Two Moms

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 Show Notes & […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who inspired Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan. We’re talking about Gospel’s first superstar who shocked audiences with her electric guitar. Today we’re going to dig into the start of Rock and Roll and talk about the life and legacy of your gal, […]