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
Jan. 22 2014 2:38 PMAre Jon Stewart’s Jokes About Global Homophobia Hypocritical?
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2014 6:07 PMThis Guy Should Really Win Best Score This Year. (He Should Have Won Last Year, Too.)
Outward
Jan. 14 2014 2:08 PMWhy LGBTQ Seniors Need Housing More Than Straights
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? 
Outward
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
Jan. 21 2014 1:49 PMWhy Is HBO’s Gay Show Looking So Boring?
Outward
Jan. 15 2014 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 11?
Outward
Jan. 13 2014 1:36 PMWere Jared Leto's and Michael Douglas’ Golden Globes Speeches Homophobic?
Outward
Jan. 8 2014 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 10?
Outward
Jan. 7 2014 5:07 PMWhy You Shouldn't Ask About Transgender People's Genitals
Outward
Jan. 2 2014 1:56 PMHow to Report On A Gay Bar Arson
Outward
Dec. 18 2013 5:58 PMWhy Are Conservatives So Mad About “Pajama Boy”?
Outward
Dec. 13 2013 5:13 PMGary Shteyngart’s New Book Trailer Manages to Be Dull and Homophobic
Outward
Dec. 9 2013 3:11 PM How Big Is the American Closet?
Outward
Dec. 4 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven: Episode 8?
Outward
Dec. 3 2013 8:30 AMWatch a Kid Debunk "Traditional" Marriage at His Bar Mitzvah
Outward
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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  News & Politics
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Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM Going Private To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  Life
Quora
Oct. 1 2014 9:13 AM What Is It Like to Be an Egyptologist?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
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Oct. 1 2014 8:46 AM The Vintage eBay Find I Wore to My Sentencing
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 7:30 AM Say Hello to Our Quasi-Moon, 2014 OL339
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.