We wanted Out There to be inclusive, and we failed. Now what?
The outdoors industry is notoriously white, male and affluent. And the podcasting industry isn’t always much better at giving space for diverse voices.
Part of our mission at Out There is to make the concept of ‘the outdoors’ more accessible to all. But so far, we don’t have a great track record.
Contrary to our intentions, this has become a show mostly about white people — and while we’re at it, mostly straight, upper middle class white people.
On this episode, Host Willow Belden and Business Development Director Alex Eggerking sit down for an honest conversation about how we got here, and what we hope to change in the future.