J. Bryan Lowder J. Bryan Lowder

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

Brow Beat
July 10 2014 8:32 AMTired of Pie? Try Rhubarb Curd Instead.
Outward
July 2 2014 3:24 PMDon’t Believe the Critics. Vicious Is as Smart on Gay Issues as It Is Funny.
Outward
June 27 2014 11:23 AMGoogle’s Super-Cute Pride Easter Eggs Will Make You Smile
Outward
June 25 2014 2:37 PMSure, True Blood Sucks. But It’s Still One of the Best Queer Shows on TV.
Outward
June 20 2014 2:02 PMObama Administration Proposes Extending Family Medical Leave Act Coverage to Gay Couples
Weddings
June 19 2014 4:03 PMShould Gay Weddings Be Political?Yes.
Weddings
June 18 2014 12:34 PMAsk a Homo: The Big Gay Wedding EditionApproaching the altar in the age of modern families.
Outward
June 16 2014 4:05 PMWhy Would an HIV-Resistant Gay Man Commit Suicide? 
Outward
June 12 2014 6:16 PMAn Anti-Gay Ugandan Minister Is Now President of the U.N. General Assembly
Outward
June 11 2014 10:39 AMWhy Do Gay Men Sometimes Call Each Other "She" and "Her"?
Outward
June 4 2014 2:58 PMStephen Colbert on the Transgender Threat to Old People
Outward
May 30 2014 4:41 PMNational Parks Service Asks: “Where Is LGBTQ History?”
Brow Beat
May 29 2014 11:35 AMDid You Know You Can Cook Paella on the Grill? You Can Cook Paella on the Grill.
Outward
May 28 2014 4:29 PMWhy #YesAllWomen Is Good for LGBTQ People, Too
Outward
May 23 2014 4:16 PMX-Men and the Search for a “Gay Gene”
Outward
July 8 2014 1:30 PMWhat a Straight Pride Parade Looks Like 
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June 27 2014 6:00 PMUber Gets Into the Wedding Business for Pride
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June 26 2014 3:45 PMLGBTQ Films to Watch for Pride
Outward
June 25 2014 1:48 PMMarriage Equality Comes to Indiana, Utah
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June 19 2014 5:37 PMNOM’s March for Marriage 2014: An Exercise in Self-Pity
Outward
June 18 2014 3:50 PMObama Touts LGBT Successes, Calls for More Work at New York Gala
Outward
June 16 2014 6:10 PMThis Gay Pride Ad From Allstate Will Tug at Your Heart
Outward
June 13 2014 5:42 PMHookup Apps Found to Increase Likelihood of Sexually Transmitted Infections. 
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June 11 2014 4:45 PMShould Surgery Be Necessary for Trans People to Change Birth Certificates? AMA Say No. 
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June 5 2014 5:15 PMMaleficent: As Queer As It Is Kid-Friendly
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June 3 2014 2:35 PMJonah Hill Used a Homophobic Slur—Big Deal! 
Outward
May 30 2014 10:26 AMIs “Tranny” Always a Slur?
Slate Plus
May 29 2014 9:24 AM“It’s Fun to Play Tour Guide”The ’mos behind Slate’s new “Ask a Homo” videos.
Outward
May 28 2014 10:52 AMWhat's the Deal With Tops and Bottoms? (Video.) 
Outward
May 23 2014 10:30 AMGod Loves Uganda Reveals How American Evangelicals Infected a Country

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  Technology
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