Happy Pride, #ShokzSquad! Even as Pride Month is coming to a close, any time is a great time to enjoy some Pride-related audio content with your AfterShokz headphones. Check out some of our favourite audiobooks and podcasts from those within the LGBTQ+ community and diversify your listening library.
All too often, Black voices and experiences are left out of queer conversation. Popular podcast AfroQueer amplifies the stories of queer Africans living on the African continent and queer Black people throughout the African Diaspora. Tune in for a Black perspective on topics like queer love, laws affecting LGBTQ+ lives, migration, censorship, family, and much more. Listeners will also be transported to places like South Africa, Sierra Leone, and Kenya to experience personal and impactful stories from all over the Motherland.
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
Breakout Queer Eye and Gay of Thrones star Jonathan Van Ness shares their experience and perspective on just about everything that piques their interest. Listeners can expect just under an hour of hilarious opinions, burning questions, and varied perspectives from experts in a range of fields including politics, history, pop culture, and much more delivered to your listening devices weekly. Check out a full episode list and tune-in to Getting Curious now!
If history was your favourite subject in school, this podcast is for you! Hosted by Eric Marcus, author of the New York Times best-selling book of the same name, Making Gay History is a collection of rare audio from the archives and interviews with some of the pioneers and LGTBQ luminaries from history.
Tune in with your Titanium headphones and meet activists, visionaries, and trailblazers. Not sure where to start? Meet social justice warrior and activist Barbara Smith from anywhere with WiFi.
If you’re an LGBTQ+ ally or you’re trying to figure out your own orientation, listening in on this best-seller is a great place to start! Authored by lesbian YouTuber Ashley Mardell and narrated by Amy Melissa Bentley, this audiobook is the perfect first-read for a detailed and complete look at all things LGBT+.
Cue up your Aeropex or Air headphones and discover in-depth definitions, personal stories from queer folx, educational resources, and much more. Listen to the audiobook on Audible and introduce your book club friends to a poignant new read.
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