Girl Tales

is creating a kids' podcast of feminist stories for a new generation.

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Team Myra

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Donate today and Girl Tales host, Rebecca will shout out your name at the beginning of the next tale! Message us with names and pronunciations. 

Team Alba

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Get a special shoutout or a Happy Birthday from Rebecca on our next episode! Plus some coloring pages to color while you listen. Message us with names, pronunciations and birthday if applicable.

Team Alice

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Listen to all the episodes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland!

Plus, read the scripts from our tales, access to coloring pages, get a special shout out, or a Happy Birthday! Message us with names, pronunciations and birthday if applicable.

Team Rudy

$10
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Listen to Girl Tales episodes without ads!

Plus, get your very own Girl Tales sticker delivered to you in the mail, listen to all the episodes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,read the scripts from our tales, access to coloring pages, get a special shout out, or a Happy Birthday! Message us with names, pronunciations and birthday if applicable.
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A new Girl Tales sticker sent after three months!

Team Jael

$20
per month
Co-host an episode with Rebecca! 

Plus, listen to Girl Tales episodes without ads, get your very own Girl Tales sticker delivered to you in the mail, listen to all the episodes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, read the scripts from our tales, access to coloring pages, get a special shout out, or a Happy Birthday! Message us with names, pronunciations and birthday if applicable.
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A new Girl Tales sticker sent after three months!

Team Lina

$30
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All of the previously mentioned perks plus a Girl Tales tote bag! 
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  • Exclusive Sticker - A new Girl Tales sticker sent after three months!

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About Girl Tales

Thank you for visiting the Girl Tales Patreon page! 

What is Girl Tales?

Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales, folktales, fables, and myths. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories turn your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures and our interviews inspire a new generation to start creating change before they're grown-ups.

Our tales are written by women and non-binary writers. We ask them to write the tale they wish they heard as a kid, but never did. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these podcast plays burst to life at the touch of a button.

Learn more about our team here! 

Why is Girl Tales important?

While there have been huge strides in the past few years, representation of strong girls in children's media is seriously lacking. In the top grossing family films of 2017, lead male characters outnumber lead female characters two-to-one. In a study of children's books written from 1900-2000, 57% of the books featured lead male characters. That's insane.

Girl Tales not only wants to provide you and your kids a healthy alternative to screen time, we also want to give you stories where girls are at the center of their own narrative. The girls in our stories have agency, they take risks, and go on adventures. We want all kids to identify with our characters which is why we hire writers and actors from all different races, backgrounds, orientations, and abilities. They tell their stories and we provide the platform.

What's our origin story?

1) Three-year-old boy is not allowed to watch television. He also won't sit down for long enough so Rebecca can cook him his mac and cheese. She googles if kids' podcasts are a thing. They are. He's captivated by them. She listens and thinks, "Hmm ... this is cool but I could do it better." She puts that idea on the back-burner for about a year.

2) Five-year-old girl wants to reenact scenes from Rapunzel. She tells Rebecca to play the prince that needs to come and save her. Rebecca asks for a creative way she can save herself. She looks at Rebecca like she has six heads. 

3) Six-year-old girl turns to Rebecca with tears in her eyes and asks, "Becca, what if he wins?" Rebecca hugs her but feels helpless.

4) One-year-old girl rests on Rebecca's hip as they watch Hillary Clinton tell all the little girls to "never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance to pursue and achieve your own dreams." Rebecca looks at the one-year-old and knows she must make sure that she always knows that. 

5) Rebecca turns to her friend Chad and tells him about this idea she has for a podcast. He responds, "I want to help. Let's do it."

Why should you become a Girl Tales Patron?

Great question. We hire 10 playwrights, 40 actors, and 2 sound designers a season. We want to continue to provide you with the best quality of podcasting available but in order to do that, we need to pay the artists that make that possible. 

Becoming a patron means you donate whatever amount you'd like every month. Whether it's $1 a month or $10,000 a month you are helping us on our journey and providing kids everywhere with inclusive and inspiring narratives.

Plus, there's a lot of lovely treasures in each tier -- ad-free episodes, shoutouts, stickers, scripts, and even a chance to host an episode with Rebecca!
Goals
$475.11 of $1,000 per month
$1,000 a month will mean we can keep our episodes ad-free and we will have our entire second season completely funded by our listeners.
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