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The Femmecast

26 EpisodesProduced by The FemmecastWebsite

Join Janaya as she digs deep into the ins & outs of being a badass black woman navigating queer spaces, straight spaces, and all the weird places in between so you don’t have to. Here, she and guest hosts laugh (and sometimes cry) about their lives as queer people, talk about queer news, and the ver… read more

26 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

For the Love of Queer Reality TV: Brat Loves Judy

January 21st, 2022


E3 Radio creator and Queer News podcast host Anna Deshawn joins Janaya to discuss the first season of WETV's Brat Loves Judy reality series featuring rapper Da Brat and her partner Jessica. Plus, Janaya shares an …

For Finally Decentering Men in Our Sexualities

December 10th, 2021


Even in queerness, many folks struggle to be honest about their attraction to men and how it has changed as they've evolved as people. Earlier this …

For The L Word: Generation Q

October 22nd, 2021


Here we are again, talking about The L Word: Generation Q, but this time in full force. Y'all know I wasn't too keen on the first iteration of the …

For Those Who Don't Dream of Labor

October 8th, 2021


"I don't dream of labor" has become a widely popular statement online since the start of the pandemic. With many unable to return to work for safety …

For the Bisexual Boys

September 24th, 2021


Have you heard someone say "Bisexual men are just gay." 🥴 Yikes, we have too.

In honor of Bisexual Awareness Week, we're talking to musician and Ph. D student Andre about his experience as a bisexual man navigating how …

Finding Solace in Queer Friendships

June 25th, 2021


Do your friendships with other queer people hit a lil' harder than your friendships with straight people? Or do they feel the same? 

This week I'm introducing you to one of my closest friends Saaji, who is a writer, …

Finding 'Moments in Love' in Marriage

June 11th, 2021


Is marriage a priority for you or is long-term partnership enough? Maybe neither? Is this unique to queer people?

The Femmecast is SO excited to welcome media professional and social entrepreneur Anna Deshawn as our …

Finding the Urge to Merge: U-Haul Edition

May 21st, 2021


Your partner of two weeks already has a dresser and toothbrush at your place? Babes... you might be on track for a U-Haul situation. 

This week …

Finding the Root of Queer Dating Preferences

May 7th, 2021


Do you have a type when it comes to dating? We all have some kind of preference when it comes to attraction but have you ever unpacked that sis? Is there really such a thing as healthy preferences? Does body type really …

Finding an Escape in Queer Couple Influencers

April 23rd, 2021


Are partnered social media influencers wrong for posting their children online before they can knowledgeably consent? What role do queer couple …

Finding the Orgasm in Queer Sex

April 9th, 2021


Ask us how much we loved oversharing about our sex life in this episode? We LOVED it! We talk about everything from Queer Sexual Education, to strap-on Etiquette, to our favorite sex toys that make our lives so much …

Finding Safe (Mental) Health Spaces for Queers

March 26th, 2021


The United States' healthcare system? Trash. It's even worse for us marginalized folks. This week Janaya & Kia discuss the difficulties finding …

Finding the Bi in ‘The US vs Billie Holiday’

March 12th, 2021


In this episode, Kia & Janaya dissect Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie. This Hulu Original Biopic is set in the 40s, …

Finding the Queers in Music

February 26th, 2021


How do you remember being introduced to queerness in music? Katy Perry? 🥴 Yeah.. us too. Janaya & Kia reflect on queer baiting, the progress of queer artists in the music industry and all the ways the music …

Finding Joy on Valentines Day & In Holigay Films

February 12th, 2021


... and we back. Janaya & Kia discuss the 2020 holigay films they loved, hated, and didn't care for; how to not be sad on Valentine's Day; and …

For Our Pre-Pandemic Selves

November 20th, 2020


We don't need to tell y'all how trash 2020 has been. This is what we would've told our pre-pandemic selves if we knew what we know now. Thank you for …

For the Fefes (Functions)

November 9th, 2020


Queer spaces are always special, but queer parties are on another level. What's the queer party scene like in your city/town? Message us on Twitter or Instagram and we'll shout you out next episode!


Music produced …

For the Flicks & Shows that Make Us Tick

October 23rd, 2020


Good queer film & TV feel like a dime a dozen, especially for us black gays! Janaya & Kia run through the cinema they love, hate, and are in-like with.  Are we sleeping on great queer movies and tv? Message us …

For the Higher Powers

October 9th, 2020


We're just finding our own way. Let's let folks find what works for them, without judging. 


Music produced by Tano. Follow @GoTano on Soundcloud.

For the 9-5s, Side Gigs & Paying Situations

September 25th, 2020


Can you turn the queer off when you're on the clock?


Music produced by Tano. Follow @GoTano on Soundcloud.

Follow The Femmecast on Instagram at …

For ALL of our types

September 11th, 2020



There are so many "types" in the lady pond. Janaya & Kia share their track records and all the types …

For the Closets We Keep Coming Out Of

August 26th, 2020


We're tired of going in and coming out of the closet for folks who aren't ready to accept that we're gay. One day we'll lock the revolving door for …

For the Flaming Trash that is Dating

August 5th, 2020


Survey says... dating is trash. But, maybe not so much for everyone? We don't fucking know.


Music produced by Tano. Follow @GoTano on Soundcloud.

For the Phobias

July 22nd, 2020


Oop– ya biphobia is showing. 

Yes, we're bisexual. And yes, we date women, forreal forreal. 


Music produced by Tano. Follow @GoTano on Soundcloud.

For the Love of Pride

July 8th, 2020


Janaya & Kia discuss looming feelings of a lackluster Pride 2020, how The Femmecast was born, and what the two see and don't see it for in Black, queer media.  

Related Links: 

'Will I find Pride in 2020?' in Zora …

For the Femmes

June 24th, 2020


Welcome to The Femmecast!

Meet hosts Janaya & Kia.


Music produced by Tano. Follow @GoTano on Soundcloud.

Follow The Femmecast on Instagram at …

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