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

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.
Outward
Nov. 18 2014 3:11 PMStone Butch Blues Author Leslie Feinberg Has Died
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 13 2014 8:53 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Say Yes, Please, to Hog Castration EditionListen to Slate’s show about Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes, Please.
Outward
Nov. 6 2014 3:25 PMIs the 2014 John Lewis Ad Heterosexist? No, It’s a Capitalist Plot.
Outward
Oct. 31 2014 12:15 PMRocky Horror Is Surely Queer. But Is It Good for the Gays?
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 30 2014 9:43 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Three Sexy Witches EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gamergate, Kelli Stapleton, and witches.
Outward
Oct. 15 2014 9:15 AMIs It OK to Ask, “Are You Gay?” (Video.)
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
Nov. 26 2014 2:50 PMAre There Alternative Theories to the Crime on Serial? We Discuss What the Podcast Hasn’t.
TV Club
Nov. 17 2014 8:00 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Final Thoughts on Series 8    Phil Plait and Mac Rogers on the finale and the season.
Outward
Nov. 12 2014 12:08 PMIf a Guy Has Sex With a Guy, Is He Gay? (Video.)
Outward
Nov. 3 2014 4:58 PMHow Jill Soloway Learns From Real Trans People When Creating Fictional Ones on Transparent
Outward
Oct. 30 2014 12:26 PMThe Gayest Show on Television Is About Two Straight Men. (Video.)
Outward
Oct. 29 2014 9:53 AMIf Lesbians Are Attracted to Women, Why Do Some of Them Dress Like Men? (Video.)
Outward
Oct. 10 2014 5:41 PMSexy Lesbians, Family Unity, and LeBron James: Behind the Scenes of Survivor’s Remorse

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Sept. 3 2015 3:48 PM The You Get a Trophy Just for Listening Bonus Segment The wimpiest sports podcast in America defends your right to get a participation trophy.