We all know someone who’s launched a podcast at some point in the last 5 years but not all of them stand the test of time or are actually that interesting (although that depends on what you find interesting). All over the internet, there are a plethora of podcasts to choose from for your listening pleasure.
This brings another set of issues, figuring out which podcasts are worth listening to so we’ve put together a list of our 10 favourite QTBPOC podcasts for you to listen to this pride month and beyond.
AfroQueer tells the stories of Queer Africans from across the continent and diaspora.
The podcast celebrates queer love, explores anti-lgbtq+ laws, migration, media, race, class, censorship, family and sex. They the share some bitter truths of what it means to be Queer and African, but also spotlight individuals shifting the landscape of African queerness.
Produced by Broccoli Productions, Anthems is a collection of original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems, and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional people, that celebrate and contemplate what it means to be human.
West London natives and best friends, Mel and Hamila recently launched But Also, Get Therapy. They dicsuss every topic you can think of, relationships, healing their inner children, being raised by first generation immigrant parents and figuring out their identities. They want you to learn from their mistakes but also, get therapy.
Hosted by Josh Rivers, public figure and Head of Communications for UK Black Pride, Busy Being Black an award-winning podcast exploring how we live in the fullness of our queer Black lives. It is a growing compendium of queer Black voices, an oral history project and conversations with those who have learned – and are learning – to thrive at the intersections of their identities.
OG Courts, D Stlyes and Domski didn’t see representation that spoke directly to their lived experiences as Black lesbians in the UK. So back in 2019 DAAM was born, it’s a hilarious and insightful bi-weekly podcast covering a plethora of topics.
Hair-whipping, heel-strutting Jamaican queers talk about LGBTQ+ politics, pop culture, growing up in the Caribbean and living their best lives!
Meg Talks is the peoples platform, home to queer millennial POC conversation. Meg hosts weekly conversations and interviews with creative, talented & successful people of colour.
T Time Podcast is hosted by Khazeel King and Cole Banton, two Black trans men. The podcast is for trans people and for the education of everyone else. Just two bros on the same journey, at different times with a lot of (T)ea to spill.
Cole is currently fundraising for his top surgery, please share and donate if you can.
Bernie Abambi and Ess host bi-weekly discussions on music, politics, and general celebrity foolishness. The Down Low is hosted by two black, DL(ish), bisexuals in London, discussing both the fun and real topics of today, with a generous amount of shade for garnish.
Nana and Rose are best friends who host Two Twos Podcast. They made a transition from creating content on Youtube, to podcasting. Two Twos Podcast is an enlightening and informative podcast, with a healthy dose of humour.