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
Sept. 3 2014 2:47 PMWhat Does the Q in LGBTQ Mean? (Video.)
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Aug. 28 2014 10:59 AM“Now That I’ve Thoroughly Embarrassed Myself”Outtakes from the Ask a Homo series and reflections on Outward’s first birthday.
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Aug. 26 2014 8:45 AMReader and Editor Favorites From Outward’s First Year
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Aug. 21 2014 4:14 PMDoes the MPAA Think Gay Relationships Are Rated R?
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Aug. 20 2014 12:42 PMWhy Do Gay Men Like Musical Theater? (Video.)
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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?
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July 22 2014 5:24 PMFinal Fantasy’s Gay Marriage Decision Inspires a Digital Pride Parade
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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
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Aug. 28 2014 2:03 PMGay Men Probably Look at Straight Men in the Shower—and That's Not A Problem.
Outward
Aug. 26 2014 2:57 PMWatch Ryan Murphy’s Poignant Emmy Acceptance Speech for The Normal Heart 
Outward
Aug. 25 2014 5:42 PMTwo Beauty Pageant Winners Come Out as Lesbian
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Aug. 20 2014 2:53 PMWill Marriage Equality Bring Armagayddon to Ireland?
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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
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July 23 2014 12:28 PMWhy Is "Bitchiness" Encouraged Among Gay Men? 
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July 14 2014 3:29 PMListening to the Trans Experience
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July 11 2014 10:40 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Assistant editor J. Bryan Lowder dishes on his favorite reads.
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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
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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

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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.