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Library Pop-Up Crowdfunder

Let’s Make History!!! ​ We are starting an epic crowdfunder to open the first independent women’s history library in the United States! Can you believe there isn’t a women’s history library where you can browse the stacks and check out a book?! With your help, we can change that! Gal’s Guide has collected over 1,300 […]

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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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Ellen DeGeneres – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a funny gal whose observational humor led her onto the biggest gigs for a comedian, followed by multiple shows featuring her name, books, award show hosting duties and a presidential medal of freedom. But there was a time when we turned our back on her. Today we’re going to spread […]

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Amelia Bloomer: A Rebel in Pants

“Careful, or he’ll see your bloomers!” I don’t know why this is a phrase I’ve heard from time to time. I always assumed bloomers were another term for underpants, and it turns out I’m not the only to have thought that. Bloomers have an interesting history in clothing one that sheds a nearly double-meaning on […]

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Susan B. Anthony – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol.  Your Gal, Susan B Anthony. Click here for the full podcast episode […]

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Jane Addams – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who known as the Mother of Social Work. She founded the template for what is the modern day YMCA or Boys & Girls Club. Her settlement known as Hull House utilized the neighborhood for social and civic change.  She was a pacifist and an activist for peace and […]

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Harriet Tubman – Your Gal Friday

Today we’re going to talk about a remarkable rebel. Born into slavery, she not only escaped but she made 13 rescue missions to save family and friends. In the Civil War she was a nurse, an armed scout and a spy. She was the first woman to lead war-time troops. She was speaker for abolition, […]

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Harriet Tubman – a Travel Story

Day two of our travels. So far we’ve visited Susan B. Anthony’s & Frederick Douglass’ grave in Rochester, NY (link to travel story) The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY (link to travel story) At the Women’s Rights Museum our fantastic Park Ranger told us that the Harriet Tubman House wasn’t far […]

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Women’s Rights Museum – a travel story

Having spent the morning at Mount Hope Cemetery visiting the grave of Susan B. Anthony, my husband and two girls continued our cold and damp selves to the destination I was most excited about. In fact, we completely reworked our trip because our first plans had us in town when the museum was closed. I […]

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Susan B Anthony – A Travel Story

8am in Rochester, NY and the weather is having a hard time deciding between rain and snow. It’s the second day of multiple car stops along our Indiana to Rhode Island spring break journey. Along with me are my husband Josh, and my two girls age 9 and 14. Being nearly rained out by the […]