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.

Outward
Aug. 20 2014 2:53 PMWill Marriage Equality Bring Armagayddon to Ireland?
Outward
Aug. 19 2014 4:00 PMThe Family Research Council Stoops Low, Uses Robin Williams’ Death to Defend Ex-Gay Therapy
Brow Beat
July 30 2014 11:16 AMHow to Host a Summer Dinner Party Without Overheating Your Guests
Outward
July 25 2014 4:57 PMOhio State’s Marching Band Revealed To Be a Bastion of Homophobia, Sexism
Outward
July 23 2014 12:28 PMWhy Is "Bitchiness" Encouraged Among Gay Men? 
Outward
July 14 2014 3:29 PMListening to the Trans Experience
Slate Picks
July 11 2014 10:40 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Assistant editor J. Bryan Lowder dishes on his favorite reads.
Outward
July 8 2014 1:30 PMWhat a Straight Pride Parade Looks Like 
Outward
June 27 2014 6:00 PMUber Gets Into the Wedding Business for Pride
Outward
June 26 2014 3:45 PMLGBTQ Films to Watch for Pride
Outward
June 25 2014 1:48 PMMarriage Equality Comes to Indiana, Utah
Outward
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. 
Outward
Aug. 20 2014 12:42 PMWhy Do Gay Men Like Musical Theater? (Video.)
Outward
Aug. 6 2014 7:30 AMWhat Was the Best Time in History to be Gay? (Video.)
Behind the Scenes
July 29 2014 9:25 AMThe Great J-School DebateFour Slate-sters (and journalism school grads) dish on the pros and cons of going to journalism school.
Outward
July 25 2014 11:07 AMJeopardy! Incorporates Gay Slang—Is the End of Gay Culture Nigh?
Outward
July 22 2014 5:24 PMFinal Fantasy’s Gay Marriage Decision Inspires a Digital Pride Parade
Outward
July 11 2014 5:42 PMAre Gay White Men “Stealing” Black Female Culture?
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

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