14 Best LGBTQ Podcasts on Spotify You Should Be Listening To In 2023

Last Update on December 9, 2022 : Published on June 11, 2022
Best LGBTQ Podcasts

Celebrating Pride Month is fun, isn’t it? I mean, one month of the year, we get to openly express our identities and ourselves. But this doesn’t mean that we will celebrate pride month just in June and take a break for the rest of the year.

You can celebrate and enjoy LGBTQ pride all year round with some of the best LGBTQ podcasts on Spotify.

From queer-focused topics and queer history to LGBTQ stories and political rights, you can find diverse, unique, humorous, and graceful podcasts all year round. Each of these podcast picks offers a wide range of voices and views not only for LGBTQ members but for allies as well.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best LGBTQ podcasts that you should be listening to this Pride Month and beyond!

The 14 Best LGBTQ Podcasts on Spotify

1. Getting Curious by Jonathan Van Ness

Getting Curious

Jonathan Van Ness, known best for Queer Eye comes with an energetic podcast with Getting Curious. Every week, a new expert is talking about and answering the questions on topics of JVN’s choice. This podcast covers topics from Trans rights to how to be a good pet parent and you’ll be set.

Listen to this podcast here.

2. Food 4 Thot by Tommy Pico, Fran Tirado, Dennis Norris II, and Joe Osmundson

Food 4 Thot

Dive into the LGBTQ life with Food 4 Thot. In this LGBTQ podcast, explore queerness with lighthearted and cultural topics.  Listen as a multiracial mix of queer folks talk about topics from sex and relationships, to race and identity.

You can listen to this podcast here.

3. Making Gay History by Eric Marcus

Making Gay History

Making Gay History is an oral history podcast that focuses on the history of the LGBTQ community. This podcast features all kinds of stories on activists, allies, and trailblazers events in LGBTQ history. The host, Eric Marcus brings intimate and personal stories and facts of long-forgotten heroes and witnesses.

You can listen to this podcast here.

4. Las Culturistas by Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang

Las Culturistas

Las Culturistas is a comedy and pop culture podcast hosted by Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang. This LGBTQ podcast brings you an unforgettable journey about the LGBTQ culture and stories featuring guests who will share cultural experiences. This show is produced by iHeartRadio and Big Money Players Network.

You can listen to this podcast here.

5. Nancy by Kathy Tu and Tobin Low

Nancy

Prepare to laugh and cry with this LGBTQ podcast. Hosts Kathy Tu and Tobin Low brings you queer stories and experiences that will make you laugh and cry and laugh again. Join these two queer BFFs for provocatiove and frank queer conversations. Produced by WNYC Studios, Nancy is a weekly podcast.

You can listen to this podcast here.

6. Lovett or Leave It by Jon Lovett

Lovett or Leave It

Former President Obama’s speechwriter, Jon Lovett brings together comedians, actors, and journalists to break the week’s breaking news on Lovett or Leave It. Every Saturday, get ready to be a part of this comedy podcast and everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion.

Listen to this podcast here.

7. Queery by Cameron Esposito

Queery

Join Cameron Esposito in an hour-long conversation with other bright experts in the LGBTQ community. Queery, the podcast, explores LGBTQ stories, experiences on identity expression, personality, and the cultural shift in gender, sexuality, and civil rights.

Listen to the podcast here.

8. Queerology by Matthias Roberts

Queerology

Matthias Roberts brings one of the best LGBTQ podcasts (titled by The Oprah Magazine). In this LGBTQ podcast, listen to how queer people can live better as people of faith. The host brings theologians, psychologists, poets, thinkers, and change-makers to the show for conversations you wouldn’t want to miss.

Listen to this podcast here.

9. LGBTQ&A by Jeffrey Masters

LGBTQ&A

On this weekly LGBTQ podcast, listen to the most interesting people including Laverne Cox, Pete Buttigieg, and Roxane Gay talk about the modern LGBTQ history and words of encouragement from the guests on increasing the LGBTQA awareness. In partnership with GLAAD, add this award-winning podcast by Jeffrey Masters to your list!

You can listen to this podcast here.

10. Psychobabble by Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl

Psychobabble

From YouTube sensation, Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl come to another interesting LGBTQ podcast. In this weekly half-hour podcast, listen to the host as they babble and gossip, scrutinize pop culture and share stories you have never heard before.

You can listen to this LGBTQ podcast here.

11. Adventures in Time & Gender by Jason Barker and Krishna Istha

Adventures in Time

This LGBTQ educational podcast is brought to you by hosts Jason Barker and Krishna Istha where you can listen to Trans history drama. Performed by a cast of trans and non-binary individuals, the Adventures in Time & Gender will take you on a literal adventure.

Listen to this podcast here.

12. Inside The Closet by Matteo Lane and Emma Willmann

Inside The Closet

Comedians, Matteo Lane and Emma Willmann bring you a podcast about expereinces of being gay comedians in the mainstream culture. This comedic podcast will make you laugh while giving a glimpse into the lives of these two close friends. This is all about exploring a genuine and candid world of comedy.

You can listen to this podcast here.

13. Outward by Slate

Outward by Slate

Slate’s queer podcast, Outward, is a monthly podcast where the host and guests broaden the listeners’ world and understanding of the LGBTQ culture. Delight yourself with unexpected views and colorful conversations about the LGBTQ community on this LGBTQ podcast.

Listen to this podcast here.

14. Still Processing by The New York Times

Still Processing

Featuring Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris, Still Processing is a weekly podcast that is all about the LGBTQ culture in television, film, books, music, and more. Not just that but it’s also about the dating culture and the Internet and how these all fit together. On this LGBTQ podcast, no topic is off limits!

Listen to this podcast here.

I hope this list of the best LGBTQ podcasts will keep you company through Pride Month and the rest of the year. If you’d like to recommend more LGBTQ podcasts, share them with us at info@calmsage.com or mention them in the comments below.

Keep Listening!

Happy Pride!

About The Author

Swarnakshi Sharma

Swarnakshi is a content writer at Calm sage, who believes in a healthier lifestyle for mind and body. A fighter and survivor of depression, she strives to reach and help spread awareness on ending the stigma surrounding mental health issues. A spiritual person at heart, she believes in destiny and the power of Self. She is an avid reader and writer and likes to spend her free time baking and learning about world cultures.

One COMMENT

  1. Melany

    Great recommendations but I feel like Shame on You podcast is a league of their own, I love it.

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