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What to Watch, Read, and Listen To - Queer Youth

TO WATCH

MOVIES

Pariah - HBO and Cinemax

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Half of It

Moonlight

Booksmart

The Way He Looks

The Birdcage

The Watermelon Woman

 

TELEVISION SHOWS

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power - Netflix

  • PG Youth Show with a world filled of strong female leads and undertones of an all queer cast

Queer Eye - Netflix

Teenage Bounty Hunters - Netflix

  • A comedy with conversations about queerness and religion

Schitts Creek

 

DOCUMENTARIES

Disclosure - Netflix

Pray Away - Netflix

The Death and Life of Marshsa P. Johnson

TO LISTEN TO

PODCAST

Code Switch - NPR’s podcast about race and identity.

1619 - Accompanying podcast to NYT’s The 1619 Project.

The Daily - Many of the episodes touch on racial disparities and explores how much race plays a part in everything we see and do, including “The Systems That Protect the Police and “The Latest From Minneapolis”.

"Intersectionality Matters!" Hosted by Kimberle Crenshaw

"Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast"

The United States of Anxiety - Talks about race and its history within the borders of the United States.

"Pod for the Cause" - Leadership conference on civil and human rights.

Pod save the people (Crooked Media) - Analyzes social issues, culture and politics.

Still Processing - Discusses everything from books to art to movies, while explaining how that often intersects with race in America.

Another Round - Been on hiatus since late 2017 but it’s still a good resource if you’re looking for a podcast that covers various aspects of the world (sometimes strictly through the lens of race).

Good Ancestor Podcast - Interview series hosted by Layla F. Saad, featuring “change-makers and culture-shapers exploring what it means to be a good ancestor”.

"Seeing White"

 

The Nod - The stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else (Gimlet Media).

Yo, Is This Racist? - Takes questions from listeners about whether something is racist or not and breaks it down.

No Country for Young Women - About life, love, and work in a white man’s world.

Come Through - Focuses on race in 2020.

About Race - Talks about how to get involved with activism in effective ways. Hosted by Renni-Eddo Lodge, author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race.

Dear White Women - Social justice podcast hosted by Sara and Mishasha, two half-Japanese, half-white women who created the show as a way to talk about racial identity, among other issues.

Counter Stories - (NPR) Looks at the effect of implicit bias and institutional racism on women of color's reproductive health, and at the greater historical narrative of native women and women of color being continually separated from their children.

"Parenting Forward" podcast episode, “Five pandemic parenting lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt”.

"Fare of the Free Child" podcast

Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race podcast

Speaking of Racism - Anti-racism podcast that discusses the various levels and history of racism within the United States.

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