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.

Outward
April 24 2015 7:00 AMAndy, Jake, Billy: Why Do Gay Guys Like Short Versions of Their Names? 
Brow Beat
April 21 2015 2:56 PMA Southerner Explains How You’re Doing Grits Wrong
Outward
April 17 2015 5:18 PMThis Anti-Gay Michigan Mechanic Says Joining Things Requires Nuts and Bolts. Is That True?
Brow Beat
April 14 2015 3:54 PMHow to Make Delicious Cornbread With Two Simple Ingredients
Outward
April 10 2015 9:53 AMRobert Durst Cross-Dressed While Hiding Out in Texas. Did His Alleged Drag Mother Teach Him Well?
Outward
April 8 2015 1:36 PMI Don't Want to Be Perceived as Gay. Does That Make Me Homophobic? (Video.)
Books
April 7 2015 12:19 PM“They Didn’t Know Anything”It’s in its dissonances, its contradictions, that Philip Glass’ memoir finds its form.
Outward
March 25 2015 11:26 AMWhat’s the Best Way for Openly Gay People to Support Closeted Friends and Lovers? (Video.)
Outward
March 19 2015 12:18 PMOscar Wilde Is Having a Moment
Outward
March 16 2015 1:56 PMJames Franco Interviews Himself About Being Gay … and Straight 
Outward
March 11 2015 10:24 AMIt's Not OK to Randomly Touch Women in Bars. But Do Gay Men Like Contact From Strangers? 
Outward
March 10 2015 5:03 PMRuPaul’s Drag Race Is Back With a Brilliant Flight Attendant Performance
Brow Beat
March 5 2015 2:00 PMSpoiler Special: House of Cards Season 3
Outward
March 2 2015 5:39 PMLooking’s Russell Tovey Is Glad He’s Not An “Effeminate,” “Tapdancing Freak.”
Outward
Feb. 24 2015 3:06 PMBig Freedia: Queen of Bounce Is the Warmest Show on Reality TV
Outward
April 22 2015 11:00 AMInside Amy Schumer’s Season 3 Premiere Was Great—Until It Crashed on Trans Issues
Outward
April 20 2015 5:59 PMPittsburgh-Area Students Organize “Anti-Gay Day” in Response to Anti-Bullying Efforts
Outward
April 16 2015 4:11 PMIs the “I’d Bottom for Hillary” Meme Good for the Gays? 
Outward
April 13 2015 6:03 PMRussell T. Davies Has Created the First Great “Gay Show” of the Equality Era
Outward
April 9 2015 1:35 PMObama Supports Banning Conversion Therapy—but Will That Really Change Anything?
Outward
April 7 2015 4:11 PMWatch Jon Stewart Eviscerate Indiana’s “Religious Liberty” Debacle. (Video.)
Brow Beat
April 1 2015 9:03 AMThis Technique Will Make You Want to Batter and Fry Everything (Video)
Outward
March 24 2015 3:33 PMRuPaul’s Philosophy on Life Beyond “Born Naked and the Rest Is Drag”
Brow Beat
March 17 2015 10:46 AMTired of Sautéed Kale? Make These Instead.
Outward
March 12 2015 3:05 PMWant to Understand the Truvada Debate? Watch this Short Doc. (Video.)
Slate Plus
March 10 2015 6:05 PMSlate’s Outward Blog Talks to Lea DeLariaA podcast recap of our Feb. 3 live show in NYC.
Outward
March 6 2015 5:31 PMAlbert Maysles Made a Great Contribution to Gay Culture With Grey Gardens
Outward
March 4 2015 5:54 PMBrilliant Use of X-Rays Shows the Superficiality of Prejudice (Video).
Brow Beat
Feb. 25 2015 5:16 PMBig Freedia Shares His Recipe for Yaka Meat Stew, a New Orleans Specialty
Outward
Feb. 23 2015 6:25 PMGraham Moore’s “Stay Weird” Oscar Speech Reveals a Problem in How We Think About Gayness

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