Best LGBTQ Podcasts For Millennials

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We're just a few months away from Pride, and there's no better way to pass the time until then with an LGBTQ podcast series. There are tons of queer content creators are making fun podcasts on relatable and educational topics to keep the community informed and inspired — and so we've compiled a list of some of our best pride-worthy podcasts that will appeal to LGBTQ millennials everywhere.

Start binging these podcasts, below, and Pride Month will be here in no time.

 

HIM

Set against the backdrop of New York City, HIM is a weekly podcast hosted by four black gay men — Stevie, Malik, Erin and Trey — discussing their love lives, experiences, and what impacts them as members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

 

Outward: Slate's LGBTQ Podcast

Slate's "whip-smart" Outward podcast is a queer-centric monthly salon in which hosts and guests inform and enrich listeners' comprehension of queer culture and politics by engaging audiences in a unique and colorful conversation about issues impacting LGBTQ communities.

 

LGBTQ&A

Hosted and created by Jeffrey Masters, LGBTQ&A is a New York Times-featured podcast which aims to expand beyond the typical coming out narrative by incorporating the real-life experiences, defining moments and accomplishments of its special guests.

 

Chewing the Cud

Based in the United Kingdom, Chewing the Cud is a self-proclaimed "gay-interest magazine show" which invites LGBTQ guests to discuss current topics involving news and social trends within the community every Sunday afternoon.

 

Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal prides itself on informing audiences about gender and creating a space centered on non-binary, transgender, and gender nonconforming individuals. Listeners of the show are also treated to interviews with LGBTQ artists, activists, and educators as well as audience Q&As.

 

Homophilia

Hosted by Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey, Homophilia is a queer comedy podcast that occasionally talks sex and dating and celebrates pop culture obsessions — with a bit of fun poking at celebrities, including previous special guests like Lance Bass, Blake Mitchell, and Brian Justin Crum.

 

Throwing Shade

A political comedy podcast, Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi's Throwing Shade delivers a fresh take on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBTQ rights with hilarity and vulgarity every Thursday.

 

Closet Cases

Hosted by Shawn Hollenbach, Closet Cases is a comedy storytelling show all about coming-out and transitioning experiences, as told by LGBTQ comedians and performers.

 

QUEERY with Cameron Esposito

Standup comic Cameron Esposito's QUEERY is an hour-long podcast that explores personal stories of identity, personality and the "shifting cultural matrix" concerning gender, sexuality and civil rights.

 

Your Fave Is Problematic

Can't get over your problematic fave? Hosts Kristen and Elizabeth's podcast series Your Fave Is Problematic challenges our favorite television shows, films, and pop culture figures discussing social issues of race, gender, the LGBTQ community.

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