June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Television
April 8 2016 1:03 PM“Not Everyone Has to Like You”In Season 2, Catastrophe is as spiky, acerbic, and big-hearted as ever. 
Brow Beat
April 7 2016 8:02 AMThe Americans’ Costa Ronin on the Shocking Last Moments of “Chloramphenicol”
Outward
April 4 2016 10:01 AMEveryone Knows Smithers Is Gay. Why Won’t The Simpsons Let Him Say It Out Loud?
Outward
March 31 2016 2:06 PMWhy It Matters That More Americans Report Knowing Someone Who’s Transgender
Brow Beat
March 17 2016 8:02 AMThe Creators and Stars of The Americans Discuss the Season 4 Premiere 
Outward
March 3 2016 8:47 AMWhy Is a Key Character in ABC’s New Drama The Family a Lesbian Lifestyle Blogger?
Outward
March 1 2016 12:00 PMOn ABC’s New Sitcom The Real O’Neals, a Gay Teenager Dates, Dances With, and Kisses Boys
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 21 2016 10:35 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8.
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 11 2016 10:06 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Bernie Bros EditionListen to the Double X Gabfest talk Bernie Bros, the CDC’s latest report on women and alcohol, and Samantha Bee’s late-night debut. 
Brow Beat
Feb. 5 2016 8:02 AMOutsiders Could Have Been the Next Great Prestige Drama. Here’s Why It’s Not.
Outward
Jan. 28 2016 11:30 AMA Conversation With the Creator of Tumanbay, the Best Podcast of the Year
Outward
Jan. 25 2016 6:25 PMTrans Athletes No Longer Need Gender-Reassignment Surgery to Compete in the Olympics
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2016 2:33 PMRemembering Alan Rickman The Culture Gabfest says goodbye to Alan Rickman by remembering favorite moments of his life and work.  
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 20 2016 9:24 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Hail Charlotte Rampling” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on 45 Years, London Spy, and the ethics of ethnography.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 17 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 7 2016 2:44 PMDoubleX Gabfest: We Just Want Attention EditionWe talk to Peggy Orenstein about her new book, Girls and Sex.  
Brow Beat
April 4 2016 2:04 PMChus Lampreave, Pedro Almodóvar’s Favorite Flawed Mother Figure, Is Dead at 85
Brow Beat
March 31 2016 2:38 PMA Real-Life Stan Beeman Talks The Americans and What It’s Really Like to Turn KGB Spies
Brow Beat
March 24 2016 9:33 AMA Former KGB Spy on How His Time as a Deep Cover Agent Compares With The Americans
TV Club Podcast
March 6 2016 11:22 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastA spoiler-filled discussion of the series finale.
Outward
March 2 2016 8:35 AMHap and Leonard’s Creator on Swamp Noir, Casting Gay Characters, and the F and the N Words
Outward
Feb. 24 2016 4:29 PMEllen Page on Her Sweet, Distressing, Heart-Wrenching New LGBTQ Travel Show
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 14 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 31 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 28 2016 11:23 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Power Pony EditionListen to Slate’s show about the merits of the power pose, whether procrastination is good for us, and the musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 24 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Outward
Jan. 21 2016 10:43 AMGay Spies, Lost Boys, and Ben Whishaw: An Interview With the Creator of London Spy
Outward
Jan. 19 2016 4:11 PMThe Gay Rapture Has a Date: Bette Midler Is Doing Hello, Dolly! on Broadway!
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 14 2016 11:38 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Slutty Power Lesbian EditionListen to Slate’s show about David Bowie and gender-bending, slutty power lesbians, Hillary Clinton’s millennial vote, and adult coloring books.  

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