Podcasts can be an awesome place for learning and if you’re on the hunt for podcasts that are made by women for women, then boy do we have the list for you. These five podcasts not only provide new insights into everyday things, but the hosts are absolutely captivating.
Let’s crack into the list.
Thinking Between The Thighs
Hosted by the incredible Sophie Giles, this podcast tackles taboo topics completely unfiltered. Over 6 episodes, Thinking Between The Thighs tackles everything from masturbation and fantasies to queer sex, STIs and sending nudes. So if you’ve ever had a question on one of these topics but have been too afraid to google it, then check out this podcast, we bet Sophie Giles and her distinguished guests will answer it. If you’re looking for this year’s best podcasts, head here.
Kristen Larsen wanted one thing made clear about her life: death is not a reflection of losing a battle or a fight. She won by living every day. Ovarshare, created by Kristen Larsen before she passed away in 2019, is all about wanting to change the way we talk about cancer. Kristen was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer at just 21 and over the next six years she fought, and she documented her journey, becoming an inspiration for other young women.
Bobo & Flex
New York philosopher Bobo Matjila and Aussie influencer Flex Mami have teamed up for the ultimate lifestyle podcast. In the words of Bobo and Flex, these two are “on a quest to decolonize our minds, intersect our feminism, but most importantly, give us all the tools necessary to stay away from problematic boys!” Thought-provoking and hilarious, these two are podcast goals. It’s become insanely popular, just like these podcasts.
Hosted by Melbourne journalists Zara McDonald and Michelle Andrews, Shameless is a pop culture podcast with wonderful insights and fresh takes. Created “for smart people who love dumb stuff”, Shameless delves into the celebrity gossip but with an analytical lens. They often bring in the most topical of guests, ensuring they’re always on the pulse.
A Podcast Of One’s Own with Julia Gillard
Former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard has traded politics for a podcast mic with this enthralling podcast. Julia leads a thoughtful but fun discussion with well-known leaders from the worlds of business, entertainment, media and sport. Gotta love the Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership! Looking for a podcast covering 2020’s most important topics? Head here.
There are also plenty of podcasts out there if you’re looking to learn a new language, consume some of BBC’s best content, do a bit of self-improvement or get stuck into true crime. If you don’t know where to start, check these podcasts out – or these, if you’re a Spotify user.
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