A run-down of our favourite LGBTQI listening over the past year 🎧
BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS
Just because we weren’t commuting much in 2020 doesn’t mean we didn’t have our headphones glued to our heads while we were sat at home baking banana bread or playing Sims.
LGBTQI women and non-binary folk have fully entered the podcast game and there’s so much to choose from these days. Whether you’re looking for comedy, deep chats, food chats or LGBTQI history, there’s something for everyone in our queer podcast round-up of 2020.
Daddy Look At Me
In Daddy Look at Me, hosts Rosie Jones and Helen Bauer usher their guests’ early lives into the spotlight to reveal the behaviours and quirks that exposed life in showbiz was always on the horizon.
The Drag King Cast
The Drag King Cast is a brand new comedy-cum-queer-culture podcast from the boys of award-winning, all women and non-binary Drag King collective Pecs Drag Kings.
Out With Suzi Ruffell
Out With Suzi Ruffell is a podcast all about the inspiring lives of LGBTQI people. Guests featured so far include Jen Brister, Steph McGovern, Lucy Spraggan and Mae Martin.
Tampon Rock follows the dating foibles of the two lead lesbian characters – Deja and Chloe – as they luckily and unluckily navigate the Oakland love and music scene. These gals are in a band called The G.O.A.L (The Greatest Of All Lesbians) and the story will track the rise of their band and feature original music that’ll score the show throughout.
Like Minded Friends
With Tom Allen and Suzi Ruffell. A podcast where two homo comedians talk about life, love and culture… sometimes
Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious about anything and everything under the sun.
Made Of Human
Comedian Sofie Hagen chats to comedians, authors, actors, musicians, activists, medical professionals, podcasters, influencers and artists about how to do life. (Spoiler alert: no one really knows)
Two Black lesbians living in London speaking their unapologetic truth whilst creating a safe space for people like themselves and bridging the gap between LGBTQI people and cisgendered straight people.
Welcome to Hoovering, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.
Sit in on an hour long-conversation between host and standup comic, Cameron Esposito, and some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQI family. QUEERY explores individual stories of identity, personality and the shifting cultural matrix around gender, sexuality and civil rights.
The Log Books
Stories from Britain’s LGBTQI history and conversations about being queer today.
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