It’s Tuesday. I have a twenty-minute commute to work that consists of a bus ride and a quick ride on the underground. The underground is one of those places that we must all endure, daily, and we seem to have a love and hate relationship with it.

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Have you ever tried to make eye contact with humans on the underground? It usually goes like this: Hey, she’s wearing a nice scarf. Oh, now, I’m looking too long; too long. She saw me. We made eye contact. Enter: awkward feelings.

The daily commute to work can be long and sometimes a bit awkward. That is why I like to fill in the empty space with insightful podcasts and disappear into a good conversation. I’ve recently been taking a step into great feminist podcasts educating myself on statistics, tips, and great stories that are empowering and helpful.

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It’s time to share that insight with you.

I’ve really enjoyed these feminist podcasts and staying up-to-date on current issues and advice from HUMANS that have been there. It’s refreshing to feel like others are experiencing the same struggles and are willing to offer advice to navigate the labyrinth of gender bias more successfully.

Follow these top feminist podcasts:

how it is. by hello sunshine

When women share the truths they’ve learned and lived through, change happens. This is How It Is: Season One, Hello Sunshine’s first podcast.

SECOND LIFE by MyDomaine

MyDomaine’s Second Life podcast is a series that spotlights successful women who’ve made major career changes—and fearlessly mastered the pivot.

The Guilty Feminist

Welcome to The Guilty Feminist, an award-winning podcast and live show hosted by Deborah Frances-White. We’re a supportive forum to discuss the big topics all 21st century feminists agree on, whilst confessing our “buts” – the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that undermine our lofty principles.


The Role Models Podcast is a series of wide-reaching recorded conversations with inspiring women about their approach to life and career, lessons learned, and challenges tackled.

Tilted by LEAN IN

Tilted explores the uneven playing field – the gender bias that lurks in unexpected places, the impact it has on our everyday lives, and how women are leaning in and driving change.

You can listen to these podcasts through your standard listening platform (i.e. Apple’s podcasts app, or online at their website.)

These are the weekly feminist podcasts that I take part in, and I keep adding to the list. I would like to encourage you to download at least one of these podcasts and start listening.

What are your favorite feminist podcasts?