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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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Edith Wilson

The drinks have really kicked in and the gals talk about the “Petticoat Puppetrist,” Edith Wilson. Bonnie’s 1 Cool First Lady might be the first female president – for a least a few months. Edith Wilson was First Lady during World War 1, the passing of the 19th Amendment, and took charge when her husband’s, […]

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Florence Harding

Okay, strap in because we’re going on a wild ride. Dr. Leah Leach is gonna tell ya about Florence Harding, not only the wife to the 29th President Warren G. Harding, but she was a feminist, knew how to operate a movie camera, flew in airplanes before Amelia Earnhardt set any records, and she might […]

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Michelle Obama

First episode of season 2!!! Raise your glass because the Gal’s Guide Podcast is back and bringing you inspiring, fun and shocking stories about First Ladies. We voted to go in reverse chronological order so first up is Katie’s  1 Cool First Lady, Michelle Obama! We focused on the ever-changing expectations on a FLOTUS and […]

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Miss Representation

What do Old Spice, Apple, Geico have in common? There are all ways that Leah found to introduce our gal-pals Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and 16-year-old new-comer Kami Leach. After paying tribute to the amazing ladies of advertising, Bonnie starts off Advertising Month by talking about the eye-opening documentary Miss Representation and what it says […]

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Rachel Maddow

The gal-pals finish up LGBT month talking about political commentator Rachel Maddow. Kim’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing showcases why representation matters in all aspects of life. The gal-pals also talk about the amazing men and women who have come out to them and how they showed support and became an ally –  even if one […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas was a trailblazer for women in the White House Press Core serving from the Kennedy administration until the Obama Administration. Katie tells the story of the rise and fall of this fierce journalist that dared JFK to be better, found her own voice, and how she upset George Bush Jr so much she […]

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I am a Lottery Winner…and so are you

As residents of the United States, you and I won the geographic lottery. You didn’t earn the right to vote, the right the freedom of speech, the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We were handed it. We are privileged to attend public school for free, we can easily buy food at […]

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Women Get Sh!t Done – actionable next steps

The record-breaking Women’s March has energized a crowd of women who are looking for actionable next steps. We don’t claim to have all the answers but our gals have added many, if not most, of these action items to their monthly To-Do list. Check Your Mindset Ask Questions. In order to heal the divide in […]