June Thomas June Thomas

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

Jan. 8 2014 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 10?
Tv Club
Dec. 31 2013 10:00 AMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 15: The perfection of Tony Hale and Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys.
Dec. 27 2013 4:15 PMA Texas Ban on Gay Two-Stepping Shows Why We Still Need Gay Bars
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 26 2013 12:35 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Stay Seated, Bro, EditionListen to Slate’s special call-in show about the new GM CEO, violent girls in literature, and more of your questions.
Dec. 19 2013 4:41 PMSkater Brian Boitano Comes Out, Confuses People
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 12 2013 10:21 AMWhy Don’t Men Have Any Friends?
Dec. 9 2013 2:29 PM“I'm a Writer Who Hustled, Not a Hustler Who Wrote”: An Interview With John Rechy
Dec. 4 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven: Episode 8?
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 28 2013 9:02 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Chanksgiving EditionListen to Slate’s show about the feuding Cheneys, GoldieBlox feminism, and Thanksgivukkah.
How We Watch Now
Nov. 26 2013 10:37 AMThe International Language of TubeFrench procedurals, Danish thrillers, addictive Korean dramas—if you’re not watching foreign TV, you’re missing out.
Nov. 20 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 7?
Nov. 15 2013 12:30 PMTake an Early Look at HBO’s New Gay Show, Looking [UPDATED VIDEO]
Nov. 13 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 6?
Nov. 6 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 5.
Nov. 5 2013 12:54 PMHow Typical Was Ron Woodroof’s Dallas Buyers Club?
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 2 2014 12:55 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Wolfie Is My Safe Word” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Wolf of Wall Street, Call the Midwife, and Britney Spears’ Las Vegas residency.
Tv Club
Dec. 30 2013 10:51 AMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 11: In praise of Crazy Eyes.
Tv Club
Dec. 27 2013 10:10 AMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 7: Why 2 Broke Girls is TV’s best, junkiest show about economic inequality.
Tv Club
Dec. 26 2013 9:45 AMThe TV Club, 2013Entry 3: Say what you will about American Horror Story, but it always surprised me.
Dec. 16 2013 12:00 PMTwo and a Half Men Is One of the Most Sex-Positive, Queer-Friendly Shows on Television
Dec. 11 2013 11:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 9?
Dec. 9 2013 12:14 PM76 Countries Where Same-Sex Relationships Are Illegal
Dec. 2 2013 2:58 PMDoes Major Crimes Have a Queer Character Problem?
Nov. 27 2013 12:00 PMHow Queer Is American Horror Story: Coven: Midseason Recap
Brow Beat
Nov. 25 2013 10:42 AMMary McDonnell on Spinoff Shows and Playing Someone Who Isn’t “Likable”
Nov. 15 2013 1:00 PMWhoopi Goldberg’s Great New HBO Documentary Profiles a Pioneering Lesbian Comedian
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 14 2013 11:13 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Emo Comedian EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Ethiopian adoptee abuse story, Elizabeth Warren’s 2016 chances, and Sarah Silverman’s feud with male comedians.
Nov. 12 2013 1:18 PMA Lesbian Reacts to “Lesbians React to Sex Scenes in Blue Is the Warmest Color
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 6 2013 12:01 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Two-Thirds French” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Blue is the Warmest Color, The Returned, and Claudia Roth-Pierpont’s new book Roth Unbound.
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 31 2013 10:58 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Juice Cleanse EditionListen to Slate’s show about rape victims speaking out, juice cleanses, and the rise of the female business traveler.




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Amazon Is Launching a Serious Run at Apple and Samsung


Slim Pickings at the Network TV Bazaar

Three talented actresses in three terrible shows.


More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. Now There’s Just One Thing Holding Us Back.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 7:03 PM Once Again, a Climate Policy Hearing Descends Into Absurdity
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PM Schooling the Supreme Court on Rap Music Is it art or a true threat of violence?
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?