Jun 17, 2019

Alla Nazimova - Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

The margaritas have kicked in as the gal-pals let their geek flags fly and talk about movie universes they would love to be in before rooting for syphilis to take out an abusive father. Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about actress Alla Nazimova who was paid more than Mary Pickford, had a theater and hotel named after her and had a large number of female relationships that spanned the silver screen to the presidency.

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Jun 14, 2019

Gals Guide NEWS - June 14, 2019

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for June 14, 2019. Brought to you by Unicorns.  

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"NewsSting" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Jun 10, 2019

Two Moms - Katie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

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.

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Jun 7, 2019

YGF Flashback - Ellen DeGeneres

Tieing into Leah's 1 Cool Thing about comedian Moms Mabley, let's keep the comedy coming with this older episode of our sister show, Your Gal Friday. Learn about the life and legacy of another comedian, Ellen DeGeneres. 

Original air date: June 2018 Ep #34 of Your Gal Friday

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Jun 3, 2019

Moms Mabley - Leah’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah's 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie "Moms" Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes.

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May 31, 2019

YGF Flashback - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tieing into Katie's 1 Cool Thing about the Helen Thomas is this older episode of our sister show, Your Gal Friday. Learn about the life and legacy of another gal who shoots straight-from-the-hip in Washington, Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Original air date: March 2019 Ep #48 of Your Gal Friday

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May 27, 2019

Helen Thomas - Katie’s 1 Cool Thing

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 was sent to the back of the press room. We’ve got the first question ready on this episode of Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast.  

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May 24, 2019

YGF Flashback - Ada Lovelace

Tieing into Bonnie's 1 Cool Thing about the women who made the Internet is this older episode of our sister show, Your Gal Friday. Learn about the life and legacy of the world's first computer programmer. This episode is so old Leah was still going by her stage name Kate Chaplin. Let's see if anyone notices :)  

Original air date: July 2017 Ep #8 of Your Gal Friday

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May 20, 2019

Women Who Made the Internet - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Thing

Step aside Al Gore, because Bonnie read a book with a pun in the title all about how so many women made the internet! Learn about the women who invented computer programming and hyperlinks. Learn who decided early computers would be oatmeal color and why we use the term "computer bug" Spoilers! It's all women!!! We're tapping into the motherboard on Gal's Guide to the Galaxy Podcast!

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May 13, 2019

Fibroids - Leah’s 1 Cool Thing

After medical emergencies, car accidents, and hormone ragers the gal pals are back! They talk about why they vanished for a short while - no, it wasn't Thanos - it was Leah's battle with fibroids. Upwards of 80% of women develop fibroids and this is Leah's experience. So buckle in because the gals are talking about something that many women think they have to deal with alone. 

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