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The Adventure Zone (Killian and Carey: Married lesbian couple, Hurley and Sloane: f/f couple, Taako and Kravitz: m/m couple, Roswell: Non-Binary, Lup: Transgender Woman, Dylan: mlm, Aubrey: bisexual, Hollis: Non-Binary) CW: features self harm in episode 3. This podcast is sexually explicit. Child abuse is used as a joke and involves other bigoted jokes in the beginning. Dust focuses heavily on the tragic unrequited love of an mlm character.
Campaign (The One Shot Podcast) (Tryst Valentine: Pansexual, Lyntel'luroon: Bisexual) Episode descriptions include content warnings.
Carpe DM*** (Lliana: Non-Binary and Lesbian, also had two moms, Sheriff Emika: Non-Binary, Dee: Two spirit and had 2 dads, Vigil: Transgender Male and Pansexual, Marley: Non-Binary, Denny: Gay and trans, Amelia and Nina are married, Gideon Loew and Eli Fisher are dating, Namfoodle: Non-Binary, Veronica: Lesbian and trans, Marco Jacobs: Gay and trans, Felix: Gay)
Critical Role (Campaign 1: Taryon is gay, Scanlan is a bisexual man, Vax’ildan is a bisexual man, Gilmore is gay, J’mon is nonbinary or possibly genderfluid, Lady Kima is a wlw, Allura is a bisexual woman; Campaign 2: Beau is a lesbian, Yasha is a wlw, Molly is bisexual and genderfluid, Calianna is a wlw, Keg is a bisexual woman, Reani is a bisexual woman, Bryce is nonbinary, Dairon is nonbinary, Dolan and Horris are both mlm and in a relationship
Friends At The Table (Hieron (Lem King: mlm and dating Emmanuel, Hella Varal: Wlw, Emmanuel Aracia La Salle: mlm, Fero Feritas: aromantic, Samot and Samothese are a married gay couple, samantine: nb, all the other gods are also queer) Counterweight (AuDy: Agender, Cassander “Cass” Timaeus Berenice Pelagios: Non-Binary (alien), Aria Joie: Bisexual/Pansexual and dating Jacqui, Mako Trig: Gay, Jacqui Green: Lesbian, Gyllian Red: Lesbian, Jace Rethal: Bisexual/Pansexual, Addax Dawn: Bisexual/Pansexual, Peace: Non-Binary (robot), Kobus: Non-Binary, Tower Chalet: Queer) (Lazer Ted: Bisexual/Pansexual, Paisley Moon: Bisexual/Pansexual, Cene Sixheart: Non-binary, Blake Bromley: Non-binary, Castille: Bisexual/Pansexual, Blake: Non-Binary, Clipper: Non-Binary, Hella: Wlw, Adaire: Wlw Samot and Samothes are a gay couple, All the Gods are also queer, Samantine: Non-Binary) CW: Forced child labor in Marielda, as well as body horror in later seasons
Godsfall (Xion Praeten, Pera Rivers: Gay and played by actual gay men, Phryane Tinueth: Queer, Queen Sirenna: Lesbian, Death: Mlm, the creator is also Gay, Rina Falava: Bisexual) CW: Involves child abuse
Join the Party (Inata: wlw, Prince Alonzo and Greg are a married gay couple)
Legends From Astyr*** (Characters needed)
Tabletop Potluck (Quinn Bailey: bisexual, Besa Muerte: gay) CW: depictions of violence, sometimes explicit
Glittership (Jonathon: Gay and dating Bernardo, Telsa: Asexual, Malinda and Kimberly are married. The podcast is a collection of queer sci fi short stories with a focus on representing people with complicated/less often represented identities) CW: Involves self harm and suicide
L.E.A.P Audio (Brice and Timmy are dating, Wyatt: Gay, Jesse: Gay, Tim: Mlm, Aaron: Gay, Tyler: Gay, Tommy: Mlm, Danny: Mlm, Mark: Gay, Titan: Gay) CW: Uses a racist trope. Involves homophobic parental abuse/abandonment, implied CSA and hate crimes.
The Lesbian Romantic (Alexandra Sanders: Lesbian and dating 2B, 2B: Lesbian, Lea: Lesbian and dating Emily, Samantha: Lesbian, Rebecca: Wlw, Emily Harris: Lesbian, Hannah: lesbian, Millie: lesbian, Susanne: lesbian) CW: There is abuse and attempted rape in the blogger story, as well as ableism. This podcast is sexually explicit.
Smash/Cut*? (Pat and Polly are a lesbian couple, Alphonzo: Mlm, Eric: Gay)
SubverCity Transmit*** (A.N. Onymous: Wlw, Megan and Crystal are a gay couple, Ruth: Lesbian and dating Angeline, Nameless Woman: Married to another woman, Zef: Genderfluid, Chitra: Genderfluid and dating Zef, Ray Thomas: Gay, Benji: Gay) CW: Includes forced institutionalization in episode 3, homophobia, abuse, and suicide in Episode 5. Along with a bury your gays trope.
Big Data** (Abby and June are dating, Milo: Ace, Mic: Asexual and Polyromantic) (Mic’s sexuality will be confirmed in season 2) CW: Involves physical attacks
The Girl Who Set Out To Seek a Living Wage* (Rachel: Lesbian, Kayla: Transgender Lesbian and married to Rachel)
Junction* (Emily: Pansexual, Eve: Lesbian and in an on-off relationship with Morgan, Morgan: Queer, Abby: Questioning)
Swings and Roundabouts*** (autobiographical podcast about a transgender woman that uses voice actors to reenact her experiences)
Wooden Overcoats** (Mayor Desmond Desmond and Reverend Nigel Wavering are a gay couple) (minor characters) (Georgie: Queer) The creator of the show considers most of the characters Bisexual
Crossing Wires (The Blogger: lesbian, the con: nb, the archivist: nb)
Freed*** (Raimi is Asexual Panromantic. Ezra is Agender and Ace, Claire: Non-Binary and Lesbian, Sera: Lesbian, Erin: Transgender Woman and Lesbian, Mikhail: Pansexual) CW: Sera is abusive so trigger warning for abuse as well as physical attacks and drug addiction
FRUIT* (X: Questioning, Gerard: Gay, Luke: Gay, Hugo: Gay) CW: This podcast contains sexually explicit content, suicide and homophobic slurs
The Lavender Ladies (Ruby: wlw, Hari: nb)
Unwritten* (Elaine: aro ace, Chelsea: lesbian, Maggie: lesbian) CW: suicide, rape, csa/victim blaming, gaslighting, abuse apologism, forced institutionalization. Talks about resources to help with these things at the end of the episodes
Ars Paradoxica* (Sally: Asexual/Aromantic. Esther is a lesbian and is also Bridget’s ex girlfriend, Nikhil Sharma and Mateo Morales are a gay couple (minor)) CW: Existential talk, this podcast contains explicit depictions of violence, death, racism, and homophobia
Audio Diary of a Superhero*** (Adira Collins: Lesbian/Gray-Ace, Von: Non-Binary) CW: mentions of rape
The Bridge** (Etta, Bertie, and Kate: Queer) CW: Involves physical attacks
The Bright Sessions (Adam Hayes: Gay, Caleb Michaels: Questioning and dating Adam, Mark: Bisexual, Chloe: Panromantic Asexual and Polyamorous, Rose: Gay) CW: This podcast contains emotional abuse, manipulation, as well as explicit descriptions of dying
Caravan (Main character bi/pan, pretty much all the side characters are also queer)
Diana’s Monster*? (Martin Cruise: Queer and dating Alexander, Garth Allen Gibson: Queer, Tobias: Bisexual and dating Robert, Lisa: Wlw, Alexander Carter: Gay) CW: Religious homophobia which takes place as parental abuse and Serophobia (fear of folks with HIV), CSA and rape, mentions of suicide and infanticide (killing an infant), cannibalism, gore, violence and graphic description of injury, body horror, existential talk, mentions of slavery, as well as an LGBT character who died in the past. contains abuse apologism
Dreamboy CW: sometimes explicit
Eos10 (Akmazian: Gay, Osolong: Gay) CW: This show contains references to child slavery and drug addiction
Epiphany: The Story of a Heartbeat* (Salus/Nitani: Wlw/Lesbian, Karatau: Culturally specific gender called Jomela and Pansexual, Kitesrati: Wlw, Aneti/Sehutani: Pansexual. Written in gender neutral pronouns. Has violence that runs from bias-induced to political, profanity in several languages, some sex, descriptions of overcoming depression/suicidal ideation
Extraordinary Terrestrials** (Jack Caron: Gay, Granny Joy: Lesbian, Mattie: bi/pan) CW: A disabled woman commits suicide, there’s spousal abuse against a disabled woman, there’s an antisemitic hate crime committed by the KKK, as well as drowning and detailed descriptions of dying/near death experiences
The Falcon Banner* (Darien Taine is in a relationship with Elias.) CW: This podcast features a big age gap
Don’t Worry; It’s Only The End Of The World* (Andrew: Gay and dating Henry)
The Far Meridian (Peri: wlw, Ruth: wlw, Ollie: Non-Binary and dating Lena) Content warnings provided in episode descriptions.
The ghost radio project*** (Jimi Rage: aroace trans boy, Ziggy: nb aromantic pansexual and polyam, Cat: lesbian, Gremlin:bi, Bee: bi, Bobby: gay trans man, jay: gay, Glory: questioning)
Greater Boston (Gemma and Charlotte are a gay couple. Tyrell: Gay, Chuck Octagon: Gay and dating Andy, Melissa: Asexual, Dipshit Poletti: Queer and Polyamorous (minor characters)
Hello From The Magic Tavern (Chunt: Bisexual, Clax: Gay, Princess Tracgea-aurelia belaroth: Lesbian, Princess Phillipa: Queer) (CW: contains an ableist trope as well as anti semitic jokes. Involves jokes about child death.)
Inkwyrm** (Mella: Lesbian, Robert: Aroace, Moris: Agender, Citrine: Pansexual, Annie: Bisexual and Transgender Female, Tinashe: Wlw, Fae: nonbinary)
Jim Robbie and the Wanderers (Jim Robbie: Queer, Tango: Pansexual. Charlie: Asexual. Kinghorn: Bisexual. Nico: Transgender Male and Demisexual Panromantic. Matilda and Lily are married. Rian: Non-binary and dating Pica, Falcon: Mlm, Fand: Wlw, Stop: Non-Binary, Bruce and Kinghorn used to date. Marley: Aromantic and Pansexual, Harold: Transgender Male, Vincent: Transgender Male, Daniels from Beexton: Bigender, All the scarecrows are Agender, Harley the roborobber: Non-Binary, El from the Sun cult: Genderfluid, Ginx the alien: Agender, Stuart and Leon are dating, Frey: Lesbian, martinez: married to another man) (everyone listed besides Jim, Tango, Charlie, Frey, Nico, and kinghorn are minor characters.) (The show is also ran by a queer femme person, and two of the main actors (Nico and Jim Robbie) are transmen. The writers are full of lgbt folk and so is the composer and sound editor) Note: Creators put trigger warnings before shows
King Falls AM CW: deals with homophobia
LEARN Podcast*** (Robert: pansexual demiromantic and a nb trans woman, Colin: nb and gay, Tiff: nb ace lesbian, Sine: nb and bi, Maggie: lesbian)
Lifeafter* (Dr. Octavia Roth: Wlw, Orpheus: Mlm, Roth has a wife however she’s dead before the start of the show)
Lost In Williamsburg*** (Caleb: Gay and dating Josh, Josh: Gay, Richard Holcombe: Gay, Olivia Bryson: Gay, John Dunhill: Gay and closeted, Thomas Jefferson: Mlm, Casey: Wlw) CW: This podcast takes place in colonial times and important characters talk about owning slaves, there’s also suicide in the show. This podcast is sexually explicit.
Love and Luck (Kane and Jason are a gay couple, kane: trans, pat: nb) CW: deals with homophobia and transphobia
Mabel (Mabel: Lesbian, Anna: Lesbian, Lily: Bisexual, Juniper: Wlw, Sally: Wlw) CW: This podcast contains unreality, existential talk, suicide, and body horror
Marscorp** (Hob: Bisexual/Pansexual, David: Bisexual/Pansexual, John Smith: Bisexual/Pansexual, Bonnie: Bisexual/Pansexual, Angelica: Bisexual/Pansexual, Dawn: Bisexual/Pansexual, Paul: Bisexual/Pansexual, Chip: Transgender woman, Tom: Asexual/Aromantic, Bernard Egg: Gay and married) (There’s more focus on the heterosexual relationships than the lgbt ones though) CW: Includes a predatory age gap relationship between two men, as well as minor character deaths
Oakpodcast* (Holly: Graysexual and Biromantic, Oak: Pansexual, Camellia: Wlw, Holly: Agender) CW: discussions of suicide as well as sexual assault, tokophobia, and abusive relationships
The Once and Future Nerd (Sir Brennen Wilemson: Gay, Arlene Redmoor and Gwen are a lesbian couple, Aerona Regan: Bisexual, Angie Fallon: Bisexual, Bowen Briarhelm: Mlm, Janice and Elsa are a married lesbian couple) CW: contains domestic/child abuse and rape. This podcast is also sexually explicit.
The Orbiting Human Circus (Of the Air) (Julian the Janitor: Mlm) CW: Involves abuse, cannibalism, and attempted suicide
The Penumbra Podcast (Juno Steel: Bisexual and Non-Binary. Peter Nureyev (Queer), Cecil Canegawa (Non-Binary) Rita: Pansexual, Julian DiMaggio: Gay and married, Valles Vicky: Lesbian and married and also Genderfluid, Ingrid Lake: Lesbian, Todd: Bisexual, Yasmin: wlw, Pilot: nonbinary, Sir Damien: Bi/Pan, Sir Caroline: Lesbian, Alessandra Strong: bi/pan and married to another woman ; In stand alone episode 6 (Chance Sequoyah: Lesbian and Non-Binary, Mary Anne Watkins: Lesbian, The creators of the show are also LGBT) CW: This podcast features talk of abuse and family death as well as body horror
PleasureTown* (Dr. Josephine’s gender is described as “fluid” and eventually enters a relationship with a woman named Angie, Clayton: Lesbian) CW: Features the bury your gays trope, abuse, and slavery
Raising the Dead Again*** (Quincy: nonbinary and demipansexual, Rueben: transmasculine and polysexual, Keldi: gay trans boy, Heidi: questioning, Aliexo: nonbinary and demiromantic) CW: child abuse is a big theme
The Strange Case of Starship Iris (Violet Ilu: Wlw, Arkady: Wlw, Krejjh: Non-Binary and engaged to Brian, Brian: Transgender Male) CW: Involves existential talk, near death experiences, and gaslighting
Supervillian Corner* (Professor Brainfever and Time Raveller are both dating/living together. Dr. Mercury: Lesbian. Chaomancer: Gay
Violet Beach** (Teresa: bi, Charlotte: wlw, Sky: wlw and dating Charlotte, Benji: mlm, AJ: trans boy, Robin and Elaine are a lesbian couple)
Welcome To Night Vale (Cecil Palmer and Carlos The Scientist are a married gay couple. Sam The Sherrif is Non-Binary. Maureen: wlw, is in some sort of relationship with Michelle but they don’t like labels. Alicia: Non-Binary who is also dating Doug, Kevin: Mlm, Basmia Bashara: Lesbian, Joahnna: wlw, Josh Crayton: Bisexual) CW: Unreality, existential talk, and body horror
Wolf 359* (Fisher: dating another man, Daniel Jacobi: mlm) CW: violent misogynoir at the end of season three
Alice Isn’t Dead* (Keisha: Lesbian, Alice: Lesbian, Keisha and Alice are married to each other, Laurel: Wlw) CW: Involves gore and unreality as well as physical attacks
The Blood Crow Stories (Max: Bisexual and Polyamorous. Is dating Chris and Amelia, Dara: Bisexual, Barry: Bisexual, Mary: Lesbian, Cindy: Lesbian and dating Mary, Leo: Asexual) CW: This podcast contains domestic abuse and gory violence, explicit discussions of child abuse, drowning, animal abuse/death, everyone in the first season dies horribly and brutally, says that ppl who listen to the podcast will die too
Gone** (CW for a suicide attempt)
The Magnus Archives (Jon: asexual, Tim: bisexual, Martin: mlm, Georgie: bisexual, Melanie: wlw, several statement givers are queer) CW: lots of unsettling horror themes. Later episodes have content warnings in the episode description.
Misadventure By Death*? (Neil: pansexual, Finn: nonbinary and polyamorous, Sam: mlm, Gabe: mlm)
The Polybius Conspiracy* (Ruebin: gay, Mark: gay)
Return Home (Buddy Nutters: Mlm and dating DW, DW: Bisexual/Pansexual)
Sable* (Null: Pansexual, Sable: Bisexual/Pansexual, Esmeralda: Bisexual/Pansexual and is in a polyamorous relationship with Joe and Sable, Bruno Decklin: Gay and married, Serena: Lesbian and married, Rebecca: Lesbian and married, Samuel O'hare: Gay, the writer is also Pansexual. ) CW: Sable is a horror podcast, people get hurt or die, but not for the Bury your Gays trope. Contains existential talk.
SPINES* (Wren: Bisexual/Pansexual, Jose: Genderfluid, Shan: Non-Binary and dating Wren, Aisha: Wlw and was dating someone who Wren gave the fake name Valentine, Winrey: Bisexual/Pansexual and used to date Tasha,) CW: Horror/body horror and descriptions of violence, an lgbt character does die but not for the trope
Under Pressure*? (Sidney Peterson: Non-Binary, Jaimie: lesbian, Mona: lesbian, Phaedra:Bisexual/Pansexual)
Within The Wires (Hester: Wlw, Oleta: Wlw, Roimata: bi/pan and polyam, Claudia: bi/pan and polyam and used to date roimata and pavel, Pavel: bi/pan) CW: there is medical abuse/forced institutionalization as well as body horror. As well as unreality and dissociation.
**On (possibly indefinite) Hiatus
*?Unsure of Status