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Literature and podcasts

On this page we present literature and podcasts on the topic of anti-discrimination and diversity. The selection is not exhaustive and does not represent a prioritization. At the moment the literature and podcasts are only available in German.


  • Why We Matter. Emilia Roig. Aufbau Verlag 2021.
  • Der weiße Fleck. Mohamed Amjahid. Piper 2021.
  • Unter Weißen. Mohamed Amjahid. Hanser Berlin in Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 2017.
  • Plantation Memories. Grada Kilomba. Unrast Verlag 2020.
  • exit RACISM: rassismuskritisch denken lernen. Tupoka Ogette. Unrast Verlag 2019.
  • Ein rassismuskritisches Alphabet. Tupoka Ogette. Cbj 2022.
  • Und jetzt du. Tupoka Ogette. Penguin Verlag 2022.
  • Was weiße Menschen nicht über Rassismus hören wollen aber wissen sollten. Alice Hasters. hanserblau Verlag 2019.
  • Deutschland Schwarz Weiß: Der alltägliche Rassismus. Noah Sow. Books on Demand 2018.
  • Mythen, Masken und Subjekte. Maureen M. Eggers, Grada Kilomba, Peggy Piesche. Unrast Verlag 2017.
  • Eingeschrieben. Emily Ngubia Kuria.  W_orten & meer 2015.
  • Grenzenlos und unverschämt. May Ayim. FISCHER Taschenbuch. 2002
  • Die Gesellschaft der anderen. Naika Foroutan & Jana Hensel. Aufbau Verlag 2020.
  • Desintegriert euch!. Max Czollek. Hanser Literaturverlage 2018
  • So you want to talk about race. Ijeoma Oluo. Hachette Book Groups 2020. (in English)
  • How To Be an Antiracist. Ibram X. Kendi. Btb Verlag 2020. (in English)
  • Die Bedeutung von Klasse. Bell hooks. Unrast Verlag 2022.
  • Anleitung zum Schwarz sein. Anne Chebu. Unrast Verlag 2016.
  • Wir können mehr sein. Aminata Touré. KiWi Verlag 2021.
  • Mehr als binär. Alok Vaid-Menon. Katalyst Verlag 2022. (available in English)
  • Life Isn’t Binary. On Being Both, Beyond and In-Between. Alex Iantaffi & Meg-John Barker. Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2020. (in English)
  • Queer – Eine illustrierte Geschichte. Meg-John Baker & Jules Scheele. Unrast Verlag. 2021 (available in English)
  • Ace – What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex. Angela Chen. Random House. 2021 (in English)
  • Gender Queer: A Memoir. Maia Kobabe. Simon & Schuster. 2019 (in English)
  • tin*stories: Trans | inter|nicht-binäre Geschichte(n) seit 1900. Joy Reißner, Orlando Meier-Brix. Edition assemblage 2022.
  • Die transgender Frage. Ein Aufruf zu mehr Gerechtigkeit. Shon Faye. hanserblau. 2022. (available in English)
  • Genderkram. Illustrationen und Stimmen zu Geschlecht. Louie Läuger. Unrast Verlag. 2021
  • Support your sisters not your cisters.Über Diskriminierung von trans*Weiblichkeiten. FaulenzA.Edition assemblage. 2017.
  • Trans. Frau. Sein. Aspekte geschlechtlicher Marginalisierung. Felicia Ewert. Edition assemblage 2020.
  • Ich bin Linus. Linus Giese. Rowohlt Polaris 2020.


  • Die Neue Norm - The podcast breaks down entrenched patterns and takes a fresh look at diversity, inclusion and the lives of people with disabilities
  • Lose Fäden - A Mixtape of Post*Migrant History(s) of the 90s - The podcast series "Loose Threads" aims to make migrant knowledge production heard by means of contemporary witness conversations and thus make perspectives visible that are marginalized in the dominant narratives.
  • rice and shine - A vietdeutsch podcast with Minh Thu Tran and Vanessa Vu
  • TUPODCAST- The podcast of Tupoka Ogette, anti-racism trainer, activist and author. Conversations between Black women about (out)living, loving, discovering, (out)creating, (out)fighting, (out)exploring inspiring and writing. About resistance and healing. About grief and hope. About racism and empowerment.
  • Kanackische Welle - A podcast by the two journalists Malcolm Ohanwe and Marcel Aburakia, in which they talk about identity in the immigration country Germany from a post-migrant perspective.  It is about topics like pop culture, racism, sexuality, sports, music or gender.
  • Feuer und Brot- Podcast by Maxi & Alice. Monthly girlfriend talk between politics & pop culture
  • DIASPOR.ASIA - An independent podcast talking about diaspora in Germany from an Asian perspective. The focus is on empowerment, making Asian identities visible, and the stories that go with them.
  • Be Antiracist – Based on his book "How to be an Antiracist." Ibram X. Kendi, together with his team, addresses specific areas of racism's impact. In short episodes, they raise awareness of racist structures in everyday life and offer examples of alternative courses of action and new perspectives. (in Englisch)
  • BBQ - Der Black Brown Queere Podcast – In their podcast, the two hosts Dominik Djialeu and Zuher Jazmati focus on BIPoC and queer perspectives. Once a month, they talk with their guests about topics that move society.
  • Kahvehane - der renk.podcast – "Everyone knows them, the Kahvehanes or also called "German-migrant cultural clubs", where behind frosted glass windows Turkish men sip their Çay with pleasure under fluorescent light, sort the stones of the Okey game and talk about everyday topics that are on their minds." This is the feeling Erdal Erez and Fatima Remli bring to your home as they talk about what's on their minds, sometimes with and sometimes without guests.
  • Zart bleiben – Fabian Hart has set himself the goal of challenging the patriarchy. To do so, he talks to people who inspire him about the concept of masculinity. In particular, it is about the impact of ideas of masculinity and their deconstruction.
  • Trans sein – two trans people talk about gender, sex and identity. A podcast.
  • Somewhere Over The Hay Bale – Beyond the hay bale: The first German-language interview podcast about queer life in the countryside.
  • René_s Trans*stube – In the podcast, René_ Rain Hornstein discusses topics that also appear in the lectures and seminars. It is about the conceptual foundations in the topic area of gender diversity (cis, trans*, inter* etc.), gender inclusive language and trans* allyship.
  • Unter anderen Umständen – "Under Other Circumstances" is Felicia Ewert's monthly podcast. Talks about political events that she wouldn't have to talk about under other circumstances. Ruthlessly intersectional: feminism for all.
  • Klassenreisen  – Dr. Isabell Lisberg-Haag - a first-time academic and diversity expert - talks to people who are "class travelers" themselves, to people who are working to change the mechanisms of discrimination, to all those who want us to discover and reflect on our unconscious biases, and to those who are working for equal opportunity.