Kick Off 2022 With Some of Our Favorite LGBTQ Podcasts

Kick Off 2022 With Some of Our Favorite LGBTQ Podcasts

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Looking for a better way to spend the new year than doom scrolling Twitter on your phone and waiting for a new season of Succession? No matter what your interests, we’ve got the LGBTQ podcasts for you.

We’ve rounded up some of the best LGBTQ podcasts out there right now to keep you entertained and engaged.

Queer Crime

Hosted by Patrick, these stories of true crimes committed against and by LGBTQ people are sure to keep you interested. You can binge all 31 episodes now, and look forward to a new season soon.

The Black Queer Witch

Denzel shares their journey as a Black witch and queer person on this spiritual podcast. They also do tarot readings and sell items like soap and honey in their online shop.

Pink Milk

Tom and Bryan watch and discuss Star Wars with an LGBTQ lens, offering up some much-needed diversity in this fandom space. In addition to hosting Pink Milk, they also do a deep dive into Star Wars themes, characters, and canon live on YouTube, streaming every Friday night.

Queer Insight

Tuesdays are for the gays with Cale and Avery, who dive into all things queer on their podcast, including (but certainly not limited to): coming out, drag, the Gay Best Friend trope, and sexual awakenings.

The Queer Spirit

Holistic psychotherapist Nick focuses on healing and nurturing the LGBTQ spirit on this podcast. His weekly special guests — from artists to healers to coaches — discuss various paths and techniques for taking care of the queer spirit within us.

Queer Late Night

Focused on inclusivity and intersectionality, Queer Late Night provides a necessary platform for queer POC. Ell McCullars hosts and emphasizes mental health, openness, and self love in queer spaces.

All Vampires Are Gay

This queer supernatural narrative fiction podcast created by Corwynn Rosewood is equal parts fun, campy, and heartfelt. Perfect for fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Good Omens.

Queerly Recommended

Award-winning author Kris and book reviewer Tara host invite you to grab a glass of wine and settle in to discuss queer books, shows, films, and more.

Fear Queers

Retro-loving queer best friends Beyza and Chase (and founders of LGBTQVHS+, a VHS/movie club based in Chicago) take listeners through their love for the horror genre.

QueerCore Podcast

Young, gay historian August dives into stories from gay pioneers and activists like Rumi Missabu, Reverend Troy Perry, and Jayne County — among many others.

The Queer Confidence Podcast

Gay life coach Alex Ray teaches LGBTQIA+ folks how to become more confident. His process is tried and proven; and blends his own personal story of overcoming depression and security with practical tools.

Bad in Bed

Gabrielle Kassel and Bobby Box are sex educators and journalists who discuss everything from sex toys to identity, astrological sexual compatability to painful sex, and threesomes to sex in drag.

QTPOC Talks

With the tagline “bridging all gaps,” QTPOC Talks focuses on real, meaningful connection for queer and trans people of color. It’s hosted by OwlRare and dives into yoga, community, and activism.

Pride: The Podcast

This spin-off podcast from Pride: The Series is hosted by creator Dorell Anthony, Adam Andrew Rios, Ashley Mitchell, and Braden Bradley; and dives into everything from popular media to political divides. You can binge Pride: The Series on Amazon.

Queer Money

The Debt Free Guys host this show focused on how LGBTQ lives and money intersect. Topics include cryptocurrency, debt management, and cost-effective life hacks.

Queer Magnolias

Rick, Dan, and George take you into what it’s like to grow up queer in the South and the experiences that molded them. Funny, poignant, and smart, this tight-knit group of friends will make you feel like you’re part of the group.

Liberty Diner Dish

This Queer As Folk podcast dives deep into the beloved show with episode recaps and discussions. The perfect companion to your favorite show.

40 Plus: Gay Men. Gay Talk.

Exactly what it sounds like — this great podcast explores the “messiness” and “awesomeness” of being a gay man over 40. No topic is off-limits, and host Rick Clemons’s straight-forwardness is a breath of fresh air.

History Is Gay

If you like our ‘queer history from around the world’ stories, you’ll love this show. Hosts Leigh & Gretchen discuss the overlooked LGBTQ+ figures of history, from writers to civil rights activists.

Comic Book Queers

The original (and one of the best) LGBTQ+ podcast for queer nerds, Brett and EvilJeff discuss all things comics — be it new issues of X-Men or the latest installment in the MCU. With geek culture still very much on the rise, this is the perfect show to get into now.

Gayish

This award-nominated podcast has been featured on Buzzfeed and Esquire. Hosts Mike and Kyle break down gay stereotypes one by one and feature a wide variety of guests.

Disability After Dark

Disability awareness consultant Andrew Gurza brings disability stories to light in this great podcast. Smart, honest, and immensely necessary, Disability After Dark focuses on “the things about being disabled we keep in the dark.”

Sibling Rivalry

Not-actually-siblings Monét X Change and Bob The Drag Queen host this hilarious and highly entertaining show in which they discuss every topic under the sun and try to get along. Excellent for anyone with a sense of humor.

Gayest Episode Ever

It’s no secret that we love Gayest Episode Ever. Hosts Drew Mackie and Glen Lakin go through every gay episode of every sitcom ever and weigh in.

Sloppy Seconds

Meatball is a drag star and motivational speaker. Big Dipper is a rapper/comedian and gay bear. Together they are a duo to be reckoned with and the hosts of Sloppy Seconds, where they aren’t afraid to speak their minds on all things entertainment, culture, sex, food, and queer life.

Which of these LGBTQ podcasts will you be listening to in 2022?

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