J. Bryan Lowder
J. Bryan Lowder J. Bryan Lowder

J. Bryan Lowder is a Slate associate editor. He covers life, culture, and LGBTQ issues.

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Nov. 3 2015 4:30 PMHouston Votes on Nondiscrimination Ordinance Tuesday. But Voters Don’t Know What It Does.
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Oct. 30 2015 11:58 AMGoing in Drag for Halloween? Here's How to Do It Right.
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Oct. 28 2015 12:34 PMWhat’s It Like to Be an LGBTQ Filmmaker or Actor Today?
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Oct. 22 2015 5:01 PMSam Smith Wants to Be a Gay “Spokesperson.” What Does That Mean?
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Oct. 20 2015 3:28 PMWatch Paula Deen Attempt Voguing on Dancing With the Stars
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Oct. 16 2015 3:57 PMCan Gay Bars Teach the Community About Its History? Bar Mattachine Thinks So.
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Oct. 14 2015 4:47 PMColbert Is Upset With a Gay Campbell's Soup Ad
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Oct. 9 2015 12:50 PMPediatricians Need to Show Respect to Same-Sex Parents. Here’s How. (Video.)
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Oct. 7 2015 11:53 AMThe Big Freedia Approach to Gender Pronouns
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Oct. 5 2015 5:48 PMAIDS Activist Larry Kramer Goes Against the Grain on Gay History and HIV Prevention
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Sept. 29 2015 9:10 AMFuse’s Transcendent Offers an Honest Window on the Trans Experience
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Sept. 24 2015 3:22 PMStonewall Is a Bad Movie. But the Reactions to It Say a Lot About the Queer Community Today.
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Sept. 16 2015 3:13 PMNew Featurette for Stonewall Movie Attempts to Address Criticisms
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Sept. 14 2015 5:01 PMCaitlyn Jenner Deserves Our Criticism
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Aug. 21 2015 9:00 AMIn Season 2 of Vicious, PBS's Camp Comedy Explores Commitment
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Nov. 2 2015 4:55 PMChick-fil-A Supported a Faith-Based LGBTQ Film Festival. Cue the Evangelical Outrage!
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Oct. 29 2015 11:44 AMIs That Halloween Costume Offensive? A Thinking Person’s PC Guide.
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Oct. 23 2015 12:42 PMI Love Gay Men and Gay Culture. Can I Call Myself a “Fag Hag”? (Video.)
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Oct. 21 2015 5:09 PMDo Today’s Queer Kids Care About Gay History? A Live Outward Kiki Podcast.
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Oct. 19 2015 4:01 PMTrans People Just Want to Use the Correct Bathroom—So Why Does This Ad Paint Them as Child Molesters?
TV Club Podcast
Oct. 15 2015 6:33 PMThe Empire Podcast, Episode 4Slate’s TV Club discusses FBI raids, traitorous family ties, Black Lives Matter, season recaps, and more. 
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Oct. 12 2015 3:12 PM“I Had the Patron Saint of Dads for Sissies”: A Gay Son Recounts His Father’s Unlikely Kindness in 1959
Brow Beat
Oct. 8 2015 11:24 AMAmerican Horror Story: Hotel Was Made for Lady Gaga
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Oct. 6 2015 1:51 PMWatch a Cute Gay Family Eat Condensed, Star Wars-Branded Soup in This Campbell Ad
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Oct. 2 2015 4:29 PMThe Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is HereHear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.
Brow Beat
Sept. 28 2015 2:39 PMThe Grinder Has Literally Nothing to Do With Grindr. But Its Marketing Team Sure Loves the Innuendo.
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Sept. 17 2015 4:26 PMSouth Park Takes on PC Police, Caitlyn Jenner’s “Heroism” in Season 19 Premiere
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Sept. 15 2015 3:29 PMWatch Tide Clean Up the Kim Davises of the World in a New Proposed Ad
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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.

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