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
April 16 2014 12:11 PMA Primer on John Luther Adams, This Year’s Pulitzer Winner for Music
Outward
April 8 2014 10:45 AMHow to Avoid the Gay Mafia
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April 3 2014 5:25 PMHoney Maid Responds to Homophobes in the Best Way
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April 2 2014 4:08 PMDo LGBTQ Students Deserve a Special Graduation Ceremony?
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March 31 2014 8:35 AM“She-male” Outrage Garners Apology from RuPaul
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March 26 2014 10:19 AMShould Fighting Back Against Homophobia Be Called a “Hate Crime?”
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March 24 2014 5:00 PMNo, New York Times: Homosexual Is Not a Bad Word.
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March 10 2014 11:39 AMWATCH: Ryan Murphy’s Normal Heart Teaser Premieres
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March 2 2014 10:03 PMDid Jared Leto’s Oscars Speech Focus Enough on Transgender People?
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Feb. 26 2014 7:50 PMArizona Gay Segregation Bill Vetoed
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Feb. 24 2014 1:38 PM It Is Now Completely Illegal to Be Gay In Uganda
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Feb. 12 2014 4:33 PMA Gruff Old Straight Guy Points Out Football’s Hypocrisy About Gay Players in the Locker Room
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Feb. 6 2014 4:00 PMNew Ads Bring Gay to Sochi (Whether They Like It or Not)
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Jan. 22 2014 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 12?
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Jan. 21 2014 1:49 PMWhy Is HBO’s Gay Show Looking So Boring?
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April 15 2014 3:59 PMIs It Possible to Be Fine With Gays But Against Gay Marriage?
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April 7 2014 5:42 PMMozillagate Proves Gay Rights Are No Longer Up for Debate
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April 3 2014 10:17 AMTom Daley: “I Am a Gay Man Now”
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April 1 2014 9:53 AMPresident Museveni: Uganda Hates Gays and International Aid
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March 28 2014 11:21 AMMother Accused of Murdering 4-Year-Old Son Who “Walks and Talks” Gay
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March 25 2014 9:00 AMIs MLB Ready For An Openly Gay Player?
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March 14 2014 4:16 PMIt’s Brandon Ambrosino’s Editors Who Really Deserve Our Ire
Books
March 4 2014 1:39 PMThe Zen of CleanBeing a Clean Person isn’t exciting, silly, or fun. But it is satisfying.
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Feb. 28 2014 7:13 PMThe Critics Are Wrong. Dallas Buyers Club Is a Great Queer Movie.
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Feb. 25 2014 3:18 PMGay “Hit List” Published in Ugandan Tabloid
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Feb. 20 2014 3:55 PMSouth Carolina Legislators Punish Colleges for Assigning Gay Books
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Feb. 6 2014 7:46 PMGoogle Joins Criticism of Anti-LGBT Sochi Olympics with Rainbow Doodle
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Jan. 29 2014 11:11 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 13?
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Jan. 22 2014 2:38 PMAre Jon Stewart’s Jokes About Global Homophobia Hypocritical?
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Jan. 16 2014 6:07 PMThis Guy Should Really Win Best Score This Year. (He Should Have Won Last Year, Too.)

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Sept. 23 2014 12:43 PM Occupy Wall Street How can Hillary Clinton be both a limousine liberal and a Saul Alinsky radical?
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 12:36 PM Krispy Kreme Stuffed Half a Million Calories Into One Box of Doughnuts
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Sept. 23 2014 11:33 AM High-Concept Stuff Designed to Remind People That They Don’t Need Stuff  
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  Arts
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Sept. 23 2014 11:48 AM Punky Brewster, the Feminist Punk Icon Who Wasn’t
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 10:51 AM Is Apple Picking a Fight With the U.S. Government? Not exactly.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 23 2014 11:00 AM Google Exec: Climate Change Deniers Are “Just Literally Lying”
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.