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
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
April 9 2015 1:35 PMObama Supports Banning Conversion Therapy—but Will That Really Change Anything?
Outward
April 7 2015 4:11 PMWatch Jon Stewart Eviscerate Indiana’s “Religious Liberty” Debacle. (Video.)
Brow Beat
April 1 2015 9:03 AMThis Technique Will Make You Want to Batter and Fry Everything (Video)
Outward
March 24 2015 3:33 PMRuPaul’s Philosophy on Life Beyond “Born Naked and the Rest Is Drag”
Brow Beat
March 17 2015 10:46 AMTired of Sautéed Kale? Make These Instead.
Outward
March 12 2015 3:05 PMWant to Understand the Truvada Debate? Watch this Short Doc. (Video.)
Slate Plus
March 10 2015 6:05 PMSlate’s Outward Blog Talks to Lea DeLariaA podcast recap of our Feb. 3 live show in NYC.
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?
Outward
April 8 2015 1:36 PMI Don't Want to Be Perceived as Gay. Does That Make Me Homophobic? (Video.)
Books
April 7 2015 12:19 PM“They Didn’t Know Anything”It’s in its dissonances, its contradictions, that Philip Glass’ memoir finds its form.
Outward
March 25 2015 11:26 AMWhat’s the Best Way for Openly Gay People to Support Closeted Friends and Lovers? (Video.)
Outward
March 19 2015 12:18 PMOscar Wilde Is Having a Moment
Outward
March 16 2015 1:56 PMJames Franco Interviews Himself About Being Gay … and Straight 
Outward
March 11 2015 10:24 AMIt's Not OK to Randomly Touch Women in Bars. But Do Gay Men Like Contact From Strangers? 
Outward
March 10 2015 5:03 PMRuPaul’s Drag Race Is Back With a Brilliant Flight Attendant Performance

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