J. Bryan Lowder
J. Bryan Lowder J. Bryan Lowder

J. Bryan Lowder is a Slate associate editor. He writes and edits for Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section, and for the culture section.

Outward
June 4 2015 8:30 AMWhat Made Russell T. Davies’ Cucumber and Banana So Breathtakingly Good?
Outward
June 3 2015 3:44 PMIndiana Gov. Pence Neglects to Mention Actual LGBTQ People in His Pride “Welcome Letter”
Outward
June 1 2015 2:48 PMCaitlyn Jenner, Formerly Bruce, Comes Out on the Cover of Vanity Fair
Outward
May 27 2015 5:53 PMMika’s New Single “Good Guys” Has a Powerful Gay Message (Video).
Outward
May 21 2015 2:56 PMBoy Scouts Move Toward Allowing Gay Leaders; Meanwhile, Girl Scouts Reaffirm Trans Inclusion
Outward
May 19 2015 5:57 PMVienna’s Traffic Lights Have Gone Gay to Stop Homophobia
History
May 12 2015 11:49 AM“I Realized It Was Dishonest Not to Include Myself”How do you tell the story of gayness? J. Bryan Lowder and his editor John Swansburg discuss.
Outward
May 12 2015 8:00 AMRead “What Was Gay?,” a New Slate Feature Story.
History
May 11 2015 2:15 PMSlate Voice: “What Was Gay?”Listen to Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder read his story on the history and future of gayness.
Outward
May 5 2015 3:18 PMWatch and Smile as a Gay “Kiss Cam” Moment Draws Applause. (Video.)
Brow Beat
April 28 2015 10:10 AMAdd Stuff to Your Butter, Roll It in a Log, and Impress Everyone (Video)
Outward
April 22 2015 11:00 AMInside Amy Schumer’s Season 3 Premiere Was Great—Until It Crashed on Trans Issues
Outward
April 20 2015 5:59 PMPittsburgh-Area Students Organize “Anti-Gay Day” in Response to Anti-Bullying Efforts
Outward
April 16 2015 4:11 PMIs the “I’d Bottom for Hillary” Meme Good for the Gays? 
Outward
April 13 2015 6:03 PMRussell T. Davies Has Created the First Great “Gay Show” of the Equality Era
Outward
June 3 2015 4:27 PMCaitlyn Jenner’s Reality Show Gets First Trailer
Outward
June 2 2015 12:01 PMFor a Lesson in Biphobia, Look No Further Than The Bachelorette
Outward
May 29 2015 4:10 PMRemember the Gay A-Lister Who’s “Sorry” for Hosting Ted Cruz? He Donated Thousands to His Campaign.
Outward
May 22 2015 3:30 PMCamp Meets Sex Appeal in This Amazing Summer Circuit Party Ad
Outward
May 20 2015 5:10 PMWitness the Grand Hypocrisy of Gay Parents “Protecting” Children From Gay Culture
Outward
May 12 2015 2:13 PMWhat Does It Take to Become a Drag Queen? Watch a Slate Staffer’s Amazing Transformation.
Outward
May 12 2015 10:00 AMLesbians and Gay Men Are Both Homosexual—But Do They Share a Culture?
History
May 12 2015 3:56 AMWhat Was Gay?In an increasingly accepting world, homosexual men are all too eager to leave their campy, cruising past behind. But the price of equality shouldn’t be conformity.
History
May 11 2015 2:13 PMBut What About the Lesbians?Outward editors J. Bryan Lowder and June Thomas talk about the female perspective on gayness, gay men and lesbian culture, code-switching, and more.
Outward
April 30 2015 5:17 PMHow Bruce Jenner’s Interview Is Already Changing the Trans Conversation
Outward
April 24 2015 7:00 AMAndy, Jake, Billy: Why Do Gay Guys Like Short Versions of Their Names? 
Brow Beat
April 21 2015 2:56 PMA Southerner Explains How You’re Doing Grits Wrong
Outward
April 17 2015 5:18 PMThis Anti-Gay Michigan Mechanic Says Joining Things Requires Nuts and Bolts. Is That True?
Brow Beat
April 14 2015 3:54 PMHow to Make Delicious Cornbread With Two Simple Ingredients
Outward
April 10 2015 9:53 AMRobert Durst Cross-Dressed While Hiding Out in Texas. Did His Alleged Drag Mother Teach Him Well?

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