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
Sept. 29 2015 9:10 AMFuse’s Transcendent Offers an Honest Window on the Trans Experience
Outward
Sept. 24 2015 3:22 PMStonewall Is a Bad Movie. But the Reactions to It Say a Lot About the Queer Community Today.
Outward
Sept. 16 2015 3:13 PMNew Featurette for Stonewall Movie Attempts to Address Criticisms
Outward
Sept. 14 2015 5:01 PMCaitlyn Jenner Deserves Our Criticism
Outward
Aug. 21 2015 9:00 AMIn Season 2 of Vicious, PBS's Camp Comedy Explores Commitment
Travel Explainer
Aug. 3 2015 5:45 AMWhat’s at the End of the Road Not Taken?The Explainer answers travel questions for the month of August.
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 10:30 AMWhat Will Happen After Marriage Equality?And more from Slate’s Outward live event in New York.
Outward
July 23 2015 5:03 PMThe Misgendering of India Clarke Shows How Callous Society Still Is Toward Trans People
Outward
July 10 2015 5:42 PMWhere Does the “Gay Voice” Come From? Does It Matter?
Behind the Scenes
July 10 2015 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 8 2015 4:10 PMListen to Outward Kiki, Slate’s New LGBTQ Podcast Pilot
Culturebox
July 3 2015 10:14 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Outward writer Bryan Lowder on his very happy week.
Outward
July 2 2015 10:03 AMWatch This Maudlin Video of Catholics “Speaking Truth” to Same-Sex Marriage
Outward
June 30 2015 5:42 PMRoland Emmerich’s Stonewall Looks Like a Musical—So We Wrote Some Lyrics!
Outward
June 26 2015 12:12 PMWatch Obama’s Moving Speech on Marriage Equality
Brow Beat
Sept. 28 2015 2:39 PMThe Grinder Has Literally Nothing to Do With Grindr. But Its Marketing Team Sure Loves the Innuendo.
Outward
Sept. 17 2015 4:26 PMSouth Park Takes on PC Police, Caitlyn Jenner’s “Heroism” in Season 19 Premiere
Outward
Sept. 15 2015 3:29 PMWatch Tide Clean Up the Kim Davises of the World in a New Proposed Ad
Outward
Sept. 9 2015 5:53 PMCaitlyn Jenner Enters the “Not That Kind of Trans Woman” Phase of Her PR Campaign
Travel Explainer
Aug. 18 2015 8:00 AMAnything Short of Breaking the LawHow the concierge found his place in fine hotels.
Outward
July 28 2015 4:32 PMWatch This Great Short Film About Polari, the Lost Gay English Dialect
Outward
July 24 2015 4:21 PMHere Is the Insane (PG-13) Trailer for a Jurassic World Porn Parody
Outward
July 22 2015 4:15 PMBoulevard, Robin Williams’ Last Film, Is an Emotionally Confused Disappointment
Outward
July 10 2015 1:41 PMCould Access to the Internet Fix LGBTQ Youth Homelessness? (Video).
Brow Beat
July 9 2015 1:13 PMWhy Danny Elfman and Tim Burton Are Cinema’s Most Perfect Pairing of Composer and Director
Outward
July 6 2015 2:43 PMWatch This State Senator Freak Out About Gay Marriage During the Confederate Flag Debate
Outward
July 2 2015 4:27 PMMagic Mike XXL Has Something to Show Its Gay Fans 
Outward
July 1 2015 4:56 PMThe Girl Scouts Commitment to Trans Issues Cost Them $100K—but Help Is on the Way
Outward
June 26 2015 3:56 PMWatch Jim Obergefell’s Moving Statement on the Marriage Equality Decision
Outward
June 25 2015 4:53 PMA Trans Immigrant Activist Interrupted Obama During a Pride Reception. Was She Justified?

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