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Bianca Majolie

Elyssa wraps up Disney Gal Month with the wonderful history of the first woman hired in the Disney Story Department. Bianca Majolie was behind many of the “Silly Symphonies” and your favorite characters. She brought the heart instead of the pranks to the Disney stories. She was also the only woman in the room.  Show […]

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Jennifer Lee

Leah talks about one of her favorite creators that is working right now as the Head of Disney Animation, Jennifer Lee. How did she get the gig? Co-directing a $1.28 Billion Box Office doesn’t hurt. Frozen creator, Jennifer Lee has an amazing story the ties together sisters, fear and getting the story right. Also, do […]

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Harriet Burns

Jen talks about the Disney Imagineer behind many of your favorite rides and areas at the Disney Parks! Two of her favorites that she worked on were Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion – she even has her own tombstone on the Haunted Mansion grounds, can you guess which one before the episode is […]

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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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Gerda Taro

To wrap up Photographer Gal month the Gal Pals talk about the favorite photos that they have taken, we learn no one likes a reverse centaur and that Gerda Taro is amazing. Gerda was the first woman photographer to die on the front lines. Papa Hemingway was a fan of her work. Learn all about […]

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Dorothea Lange

Jen shows us how powerful photos can be to empathize. Remember the Migrant Mother photo? Jen talks about the photographer, behind that photo, Dorothea Lange. This is just after Katie talks about her inappropriate scrapbook…because we can’t be serious all the time.  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Vote for Gal’s Guide 2022 Research Themes

Every month Gal’s Guide has research theme that pushes us to make sure our collection and our wisdom reaches far and wide into the galaxy. Our research themes are incorporated into: The Gal’s Guide Podcast episodes Book Club selection First Friday activities and displays Third Thursday meetings Book buying for the library Got a research […]

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Heraean Games

Leah wraps up Olympic month by taking us back in time to 776 B.C. to the time of the Heraean Game (AKA Girl Olympics) where running with a boob out what a challenge! Leah also brings up loopholes so the ladies play with the oil-drenched guys and then talks about how all the nakedness was […]