We're a little bit obsessed with podcasts. They keep us up to date on what's happening in the world, and keep us sane during those seemingly endless rush hour commutes.
There is a multitude of great feminist podcasts out there, with more popping up every week, making the task of distilling the list down to just a few quite challenging! But here we have it: 8 feminist-approved podcasts to get in your ears now.
On the Rag is bought to you by everyone's favourite NZ news and media outlet, The Spinoff. Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with period puns aplenty.
Comedian Deborah Frances-White and special guests frankly discuss their patriarchal struggles and hypocrisies of modern day feminism, all in front of a live audience. A refreshing look at the way our values as feminists are being constantly challenged, with plenty of lols in the mix.
Another homegrown goody, Bang!, hosted by Melody Thomas, takes a look at real stories told by real people, resulting in frank and often amusing discussions about sex, sexuality and relationships.
Decade long BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow keep in touch long distance via their podcast, Call Your Girlfriend. They have warm and honest conversations about everything from Beyonce to friendship dilemmas.
Half besty banter and half stand-up show, 2DQ is guaranteed to have you in stitches on the bus ride to work. Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are hilarious and clever, as are their brilliantly diverse guests. Also worth a mention is Phoebe Robinson's spinoff podcast, Sooo Many White Guys, co-produced and frequently co-hosted by Broad City's Ilana Glazer.
Guardian writer Jessica Valenti discusses real life stories from the front lines of feminism. The topics cover cyberbullying, periods, objectification, relationships, abortions and much much more, all within the context of gender inequality.
A podcast from over the ditch, Ladies, We Need To Talk tackles the taboo subjects women often avoid talking about. Prepare to feel a little bit awkward and a little more enlightened.
Still Processing is a New York Times culture podcast hosted by Times writers Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris. They take an intersectional lens to TV, movies, art, music and all things America in 2018.
What feminist podcasts are you loving? Tell us in the comments below!