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
Jan. 10 2014 5:31 PM Helix Can Fill the Fringe-Sized Hole in Your Heart
Outward
Jan. 8 2014 5:26 PMWhy Are Sissy Gays Still a Comedy Trope?  
Outward
Jan. 3 2014 5:21 PMShould Infant Sex Assignment Surgery Be Illegal? 
Outward
Dec. 20 2013 4:46 PMBeing Gay Is Never a “Small Part” of a Person
Holidays
Dec. 18 2013 4:32 PMHoliday Parties for the Ambitiously LazyAnchovy toasts, rosemary simple syrup, and more low-maintenance saviors.
Outward
Dec. 11 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 9?
Outward
Dec. 6 2013 10:59 AMWhat Are the Six Types of Heterosexuals?
Outward
Dec. 3 2013 4:39 PMWhat Happened to Dan Choi After DADT? 
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Dec. 2 2013 6:40 PMTom Daley and Maria Bello Come Out … As Nothing: Do Labels Still Matter? 
Holidays
Nov. 27 2013 11:00 AMIt’s Thanksgiving Dinner. Stop Eating at Lunchtime.
Holidays
Nov. 21 2013 2:55 PMThe Pumpkin Spice DietI ate nothing but foods flavored with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg for a week—and lived to tell about it.
Outward
Nov. 20 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 7?
Outward
Nov. 14 2013 4:49 PMWhy New York Pier Culture Deserves Attention Beyond Paris is Burning
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Nov. 12 2013 5:21 PMWas Richard Cohen Really Being Racist in His Interracial Marriage “Gag” Column?
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Nov. 7 2013 4:22 PMDoes Dallas Buyers Club Have a "Pathetic Queer" Problem?  
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Jan. 8 2014 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 10?
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Jan. 7 2014 5:07 PMWhy You Shouldn't Ask About Transgender People's Genitals
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Jan. 2 2014 1:56 PMHow to Report On A Gay Bar Arson
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Dec. 18 2013 5:58 PMWhy Are Conservatives So Mad About “Pajama Boy”?
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Dec. 13 2013 5:13 PMGary Shteyngart’s New Book Trailer Manages to Be Dull and Homophobic
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Dec. 9 2013 3:11 PM How Big Is the American Closet?
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Dec. 4 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven: Episode 8?
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Dec. 3 2013 8:30 AMWatch a Kid Debunk "Traditional" Marriage at His Bar Mitzvah
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Nov. 27 2013 12:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven: Midseason Recap
Television
Nov. 22 2013 2:47 PMThe Triumphant Return of Ja’mieThe most amazing, awful character in Chris Lilley’s Summer Heights High stars in a new HBO series.
Outward
Nov. 21 2013 2:23 PMWhy Don’t Straight Men Touch Each Other?
Brow Beat
Nov. 18 2013 2:51 PMAmazing Leonardo Da Vinci Instrument Brought to Life 500 Years After He Invented It
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Nov. 13 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 6?
Outward
Nov. 11 2013 5:07 PMWho Gets to Choose Whether Faggot or Queer Are Offensive Words?
Books
Nov. 7 2013 11:02 AMThe Dinner PartyWhen Julia Child, James Beard, and M.F.K. Fisher ate together and created the future of American food.

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