June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Outward
Jan. 20 2015 4:50 PMBilly Crystal’s Comments About Gay Sex on TV Aren’t Worth the Outrage
Outward
Jan. 19 2015 2:00 PMWhy Did Two and a Half Men Feature a Scam Gay Marriage? Chuck Lorre Explains.
Brow Beat
Jan. 18 2015 2:13 PMTerrence Howard and Fox CEOs Finally Address the Star’s Alleged Violence Against Women
Brow Beat
Jan. 13 2015 8:03 AMIs Mr. Bates Bringing Downton Abbey Down? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
TV Club
Jan. 11 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 2The “Snoozer” edition.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 8 2015 10:37 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Bright Young Things EditionListen to Slate’s show about whether you need to talk more to your toddlers.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 7 2015 2:45 PMWhy Am I So Obsessed With Dentistry?I don’t hate dentists. But I am fascinated with them.
Outward
Jan. 7 2015 12:04 PMWhy Do Lesbians Get Married in Overalls? (Video.)
Outward
Jan. 6 2015 5:26 PMStephen Fry’s Engagement to a Younger Man Brings Predictable—and Troubling—Chuckles
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2014 9:32 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in January
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 25 2014 7:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Righteous Feminist Outrage EditionListen to Slate’s show about identity outrage, women on TV, and a feminist wish list for 2015.
TV Club
Dec. 24 2014 11:45 AMThe TV Club, 2014Entry 11: My system for deciding what to watch.
TV Club
Dec. 23 2014 1:14 PMThe TV Club, 2014Entry 7: Television keeps finding new ways to shock me.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 11 2014 9:27 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Aftermath of Rolling Stone EditionListen to Slate’s show about Rolling Stone’s story about gang rape at UVA.
Outward
Nov. 28 2014 9:00 AMIs The Imitation Game the Gay Equivalent of 12 Years A Slave?
Brow Beat
Jan. 20 2015 8:02 AMWho Is the Best Match for Lady Cora? We Dissect the Latest Downton Abbey.
TV Club
Jan. 18 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 3The “Meaningful Stare” edition.
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2015 2:05 PMNBC Honcho Bob Greenblatt Loses His Temper When Questioned About Cosby
Outward
Jan. 11 2015 10:18 PMWatch Jeffrey Tambor Dedicate His Golden Globe to the Transgender Community
Outward
Jan. 9 2015 1:42 PMTake an Early Look at Queer as Folk Creator Russell T. Davies’ New Gay Shows
Medical Examiner
Jan. 7 2015 3:15 PMSlate Voice: “Disrupting Dentistry”Listen to Slate’s June Thomas read her story on access to dental care.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 7 2015 1:45 PMThe Fellowship of the Messed-Up MouthJune Thomas and her editor Laura Helmuth talk about the challenges of reporting on dental care, poverty, and more.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 6 2015 11:50 PMDisrupting DentistryHow the poorest kids in Alabama are getting the best care.
TV Club
Jan. 4 2015 11:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 1The “Thumb on the Scales” edition.
TV Club
Dec. 26 2014 2:02 PMThe TV Club, 2014Entry 16: The Roosevelts: An Intimate History was so good I stopped playing Candy Crush.
Brow Beat
Dec. 24 2014 2:20 PMGeorge Clooney’s Downton Abbey Skit Is Better Than Anything on TV This Week
Outward
Dec. 24 2014 10:36 AMWhat’s a Militant Lesbian? (Video.)
TV Club
Dec. 22 2014 1:13 PMThe TV Club, 2014Entry 3: The best thing about streaming TV? All the great foreign shows.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 27 2014 11:47 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Butch Goddess EditionListen to Slate’s show about the campus rape story that shut down UVA’s frats.

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