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

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

Outward
June 22 2017 3:13 PMLGBTQ Pride Is a Celebration of Visibility. But What Does That Mean in 2017?
Outward
June 9 2017 2:49 PMThe Babadook Comes Out as Queer, Leaves Internet in Spasms of Confusion and Delight
Outward
March 3 2017 6:57 PMYou Probably Didn’t Make It Through When We Rise—but Here’s Why You Should Try
Brow Beat
Feb. 9 2017 7:32 AMLa La Land Is a Shoo-in for Best Original Score. But Here’s Who Really Deserves the Oscar.
Brow Beat
Feb. 5 2017 10:24 PMLady Gaga’s Halftime Show Was a Patriotic Tribute to a Pluralistic (and Pretty Queer) America
Outward
Jan. 31 2017 4:53 PMTrans Kids Can Now Join the Boy Scouts—but Should They Want To?
Outward
Jan. 17 2017 6:41 PMChelsea Manning, Soon to Be Released, Showed How Dangerous It Is to Be Trans in Prison
Outward
Dec. 29 2016 5:43 PMFlashes of Queer Brilliance in the Dark Year That Was 2016
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 7 2016 5:16 PMYour Holiday Traditions Are Boring. Try These Delightful Ones Instead!
Outward
Oct. 28 2016 3:12 PMThis Story of a Gay Couple Split Over Trump/Clinton Is the Hate-Read of the Week
Normal
Oct. 3 2016 11:00 AMWelcome to Normal, a New Blog About How You're Supposed to Do It
The Next 20
Sept. 29 2016 5:15 PMHow Hot or Not Invented a Brave New World of Online ConnectionThanks to a silly online game, you may well be broadcasting your romantic availability from your pocket right now.
The Next 20
Sept. 18 2016 8:00 PMPulse and the Power of Queer TearsLGBTQ activists have a unique ability to translate grief into political action. So what happens after Orlando?
Outward
Sept. 8 2016 2:05 PMLady Chablis, Star of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Has Sashayed Away
Outward
Aug. 11 2016 3:23 PMThe Daily Beast Just Violated Queer Athletes, Gay Space, and Journalistic Standards in One Fell Swoop
Outward
June 12 2017 4:26 PMHow Should We Honor the Pulse Victims? Insist on Making More Queer Space.
Outward
March 17 2017 6:31 PMContemporary Color Is a Beautiful Portrait of the Deeply Queer Art of Color Guard
Awake
Feb. 20 2017 11:38 AMRise and Shine with Awake, a Blog About Mornings
Outward
Feb. 8 2017 3:13 PMTrump Signals Support for Gay Community by Advocating for Easy D
Outward
Feb. 3 2017 6:02 PMHow One Journalist’s Identity Made Him a “Partisan” Liability
Outward
Jan. 20 2017 4:40 PMRelive the Shadiest Moments of the Inauguration
Outward
Jan. 13 2017 6:11 PMWhat’s With All the Straight Men Kissing in Hollywood This Week?
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 14 2016 3:24 PMGet a Dose of Holiday Hygge With the Danish Calendar Candle
Family
Nov. 10 2016 2:50 PMThe Post-Trump ThanksgivingHow to share a table with relatives whose views you abhor.
Normal
Oct. 17 2016 10:51 AMIs Applying Soap With Only Your Hands Really Normal?
Outward
Sept. 30 2016 2:50 PMWatch a New York Drag Queen and a Midwestern Tourist Bond in a Lovely Times Square Encounter
Outward
Sept. 20 2016 6:21 PMIs #Brangelexit an Apology for Jolie and Pitt’s Same-Sex Marriage Betrayal?
Culturebox
Sept. 15 2016 1:53 PMOK, American Horror Story’s Shameless Buzzmongering Totally Worked as a Setup for Season 6The premiere lived up to the hype.
Outward
Aug. 11 2016 5:42 PMGay Olympic Swimmer on Exploitative Grindr-in-Rio Story: “U Ruin Us.”
Outward
Aug. 3 2016 5:48 PMPope Francis Claims Schools Are Conspiring to Teach Kids to Be Transgender

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