June Thomas June Thomas

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

DoubleX Gabfest
May 29 2014 9:16 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The #Hashtag EditionListen to Slate’s show about #yesallwomen, paid menstrual leave, and Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso.
Outward
May 22 2014 4:21 PMWill Ryan Murphy's The Normal Heart Mean Much to Today's Gays?
Culture Gabfest
May 21 2014 11:02 AMThe Culture Gabfest “We Are 100 Percent All Going to Die Someday” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Penny Dreadful, Chipotle’s new literary branding, and net neutrality.
Brow Beat
May 20 2014 10:43 AMWhat It’s Like to Play Every Ethnicity Hollywood Throws Your Way
Outward
May 9 2014 8:30 AMOn the Monstrousness of Being Gay
Outward
April 29 2014 3:54 PMWhy Do Straight People Want to Go to Gay Bars?
Outward
April 22 2014 5:28 PMAlison Bechdel and the Cast of Fun Home Descend on South Carolina to Protest Homophobic Cuts
DoubleX Gabfest
April 17 2014 9:53 AMWhy Are Men So Sure of Themselves and Women So Timid?
Slate Plus
April 9 2014 11:50 AMLesbian Novels to Watch Out ForSlate’s Outward editor recommends her favorite lesbian novels.
Outward
March 31 2014 1:43 PMWhy Chozen—a Lewd, Crude Cartoon About a Deluded Gay Rapper—Deserves a Second Season
Outward
March 24 2014 11:06 AMHow the Brits Got Gay Marriage
DoubleX Gabfest
March 6 2014 8:08 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science EditionListen to Slate’s show about the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.
Brow Beat
Feb. 21 2014 11:28 AMNow That We’ve Finished Season 2, How Good Is House of Cards, Really?
Outward
Feb. 17 2014 5:05 PMNo, Same-Sex Couples Are Definitely Not Allowed in Olympics Pairs Skating
Brow Beat
Feb. 13 2014 9:07 AMRevisit House of Cards Season 1 With This Spoiler-Filled Conversation
Slate Plus
May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.
Brow Beat
May 21 2014 11:06 AMWhy Is There No Hyphen in This New TV Show’s Name? An Investigation.
Outward
May 21 2014 9:00 AMWhy Do Lesbians Love Flannel? (Video.)
DoubleX Gabfest
May 15 2014 8:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Narcissistic Loony Toon EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Monica Lewinsky’s tell-all.
DoubleX Gabfest
May 1 2014 1:38 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Bechdel Test vs. the Jiggle Test EditionListen to Slate’s show about Arianna Huffington, NFL cheerleaders, and The Other Woman.
Outward
April 23 2014 10:58 AMA Straight Man Walks Into a Lesbian Bar: Lessons in Gay Bar Etiquette. (VIDEO.)
Outward
April 22 2014 10:08 AMAccording to This New MTV Rom-Com, Faking a Lesbian Relationship Is the Secret to Social Success
Outward
April 9 2014 1:40 PMSix Months Into a Congressional Campaign, Sean Eldridge Is Still Best Known as a Rich Guy’s Husband
DoubleX Gabfest
April 3 2014 9:45 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin.
Slate Picks
March 28 2014 11:57 AMGay and GraphicSlate’s Outward editor recommends comics about the LGBTQ experience.
Outward
March 6 2014 4:59 PMDenis Leary’s New Sitcom, Sirens, and the Five Stages of Gay TV Watching
Outward
March 3 2014 1:48 PMAIDS at the Oscars: Dallas Buyers Club Winners Make a Few Mistakes
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 20 2014 10:51 AMSenior Sex. Why Does It Make Us Squirm?
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 11:20 AMDo the Olympics Really Need Separate Men’s and Women’s Curling Competitions?
Outward
Feb. 9 2014 8:34 PMGold-Medal-Winning Dutch Speedskater Ireen Wüst Doesn’t Want to Be a Model Queer

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