#QueerAF is the award-winning one-of-a-kind podcast that pays, mentors and supports LGBTQIA+ young people with vital stories to tell.
The social enterprise podcast, with its roots in collaboration and with funding from National Student Pride, gives young queer creatives a crucial leg up on the career ladder. For many, it is their first paid audio commission.
Each week you can listen to beyond the binary stories about queerness, sexuality and identity.
All our shows are created with a budding LGBTQIA+ audio producer.
We've won in the British Podcast Awards 'Moment Of The Year' category, with four nominations over the years. We've also been recognised by the ARIAS 2021 'Impact Award' shortlist too.
Download and take the UK's best lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer story podcast with you. Get the show in all the places podcasts exist.
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We are more than a podcast
Behind the scenes, we are a mentoring scheme as well as a podcast.
The project is signposted by industry leaders and diversity initiatives because we get under-represented queer voices into the audio and podcasts industry.
We mentor the creators through the pitch, production and distribution of their sound-designed podcast episode.
But our support goes further – from support with invoicing and tax, to peer support in our current and alumni group. We teach our mentees the values, ethics and 'moral fibre' a freelance audio producer needs to succeed from pitch to payment.
Our alumni have gone on to have incredible careers at the BBC, Radio 1, Radio 4, PinkNews, Sony Music, Gaydio and many other top tier media companies.
How can you support the show?
- Rate and review the show on your podcast app
- Subscribe to our weekly newsletter that also supports queer creatives
- Become a QueerAF member
QueerAF members fund our mission and direct everything we do as we build a community platform. You also get perks, special access and something more important.
Your membership directly funds the emerging LGBTQIA+ creatives we mentor. It lets us give them that crucial kickstart to their exciting career ahead.