June Thomas June Thomas

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section. 

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Aug. 28 2014 10:59 AM“Now That I’ve Thoroughly Embarrassed Myself”Outtakes from the Ask a Homo series and reflections on Outward’s first birthday.
Outward
Aug. 26 2014 8:45 AMReader and Editor Favorites From Outward’s First Year
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 21 2014 8:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Daddy’s Little Princess EditionListen to Slate’s show about social media misogyny, low-wage workers’ unpredictable work hours, and benevolent sexism.
Slate Archives
Aug. 14 2014 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
Outward
Aug. 13 2014 10:14 AMIs It Offensive for Straight Women to Talk About Their “Girl Crush”? (Video.)
Outward
Aug. 8 2014 9:00 AML Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin, a Great Documentary With a Terrible Title
Outward
Aug. 5 2014 3:46 PMQueer Kickstarter: Behind the Scenes of Two LGBTQ Campaigns
Outward
July 29 2014 11:50 AMButch and Femme for Beginners. (Video.)
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 4:10 PMStritch on Stritch: The Actress Looks Back on Her Most Famous Performance
DoubleX Gabfest
July 10 2014 8:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Babies, Books, and Beaches EditionListen to Slate’s show about women losing in court while gays are winning, surrogacy, and summer reading.
Outward
July 7 2014 9:06 AMWhat Do Lesbians Think of the “Lesbian Until Graduation” Phenomenon? (Video.)
Outward
June 30 2014 10:00 AMDocumenting America’s Surviving Lesbian Spaces
Outward
June 27 2014 9:05 AMMcKellen and Jacobi Get Vicious: The PBS Show’s Creator on the Importance of Old Queens
Outward
June 25 2014 10:00 AMWhy Do Gay People Call Themselves Queer? (Video.)
Outward
June 19 2014 5:10 PMAdministration Steps Up Pressure on Uganda to Repeal Its Anti-Gay Laws
Outward
Aug. 27 2014 9:54 AMHow Should I Greet a Closeted Co-Worker’s Partner? (Video.)
Outward
Aug. 22 2014 3:25 PMIs Love Is Strange Beautifully Meditative or Frustratingly Shapeless? 
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2014 8:32 AMIt’s Time for Americans to Fall in Love With Sarah Lancashire, the Star of Happy Valley
Outward
Aug. 14 2014 12:10 PMWhat’s It Like for a Straight Actor to Play a Gay Scene?
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 7 2014 1:18 PMDoubleX Gabfest: “The Blepharoplasty” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the autism cure, ethnic plastic surgery, and the Israeli TV show Srugim.
Outward
July 30 2014 8:46 AMDo We Still Need Gay Resorts Like Provincetown?
Outward
July 28 2014 1:10 PMWhy Cosmo’s “28 Mind-Blowing Lesbian Sex Positions” Blows My Mind
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 1:37 PMElaine Stritch Has Died at 89. Read a Recent Conversation With the Broadway Legend.
Culture Gabfest
July 9 2014 12:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Babbling Brooks” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Snowpiercer, Vicious, and David Brooks’ guide to emotional depth.
Outward
July 1 2014 11:44 AMPride: When Big-City Gays Went to a Welsh Mining Village
Outward
June 30 2014 8:30 AMWhy NPR’s StoryCorps Segments Make Us Cry
DoubleX Gabfest
June 26 2014 8:43 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Deposed Scumbags EditionListen to Slate’s show about Terry Richardson and Dov Charney, Lana Del Rey, and freezing your eggs.
Brow Beat
June 24 2014 10:00 PMHow Rizzoli & Isles Decided to Handle a Leading Actor’s Suicide
Outward
June 13 2014 1:26 PMThe Tender, Raunchy, Heartbreaking Lesbian Sex of Orange Is the New Black. (Video.)

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