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.

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
Outward
June 25 2015 6:00 AMGay Marriage Will Have Unintended Consequences—Here Are the Ones to Really Worry About.
Outward
June 18 2015 3:17 PMWonderful Google Ad on Transgender Man’s Journey Is a Must-Watch (Video).
Outward
June 16 2015 4:12 PMMiley Cyrus Supports Trans and Gender-Expansive People in #InstaPride Campaign
Outward
June 9 2015 3:23 PMHere Is the Ad That Caused Franklin Graham to Call for a Boycott of All Gay-Friendly Businesses
Outward
June 4 2015 8:30 AMWhat Made Russell T. Davies’ Cucumber and Banana So Breathtakingly Good?
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?
Brow Beat
June 23 2015 5:03 PMJames Horner, Who Scored Titanic and Avatar, Was Our Greatest Middlebrow Composer
Outward
June 18 2015 8:30 AMThe Museum of Modern Art Adds the LGBT Rainbow Flag to Its Design Collection
Brow Beat
June 12 2015 3:49 PMHow Michael Giacchino Creates a New Masterpiece From the Original Jurassic Park Score
Outward
June 5 2015 4:21 PMGoogle Unveils a Cute New Easter Egg for LGBTQ Pride Month
Outward
June 3 2015 4:27 PMCaitlyn Jenner’s Reality Show Gets First Trailer

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Aug. 3 2015 11:48 AM Behind the Year of Outrage  Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
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Bad Astronomy
Aug. 4 2015 7:00 AM Mike Huckabee: Exactly Wrong about Global Warming