June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Culture Gabfest
July 9 2014 12:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Babbling Brooks” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Snowpiercer, Vicious, and David Brooks’ guide to emotional depth.
Outward
July 1 2014 11:44 AMPride: When Big-City Gays Went to a Welsh Mining Village
Outward
June 30 2014 8:30 AMWhy NPR’s StoryCorps Segments Make Us Cry
DoubleX Gabfest
June 26 2014 8:43 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Deposed Scumbags EditionListen to Slate’s show about Terry Richardson and Dov Charney, Lana Del Rey, and freezing your eggs.
Brow Beat
June 24 2014 10:00 PMHow Rizzoli & Isles Decided to Handle a Leading Actor’s Suicide
Outward
June 13 2014 1:26 PMThe Tender, Raunchy, Heartbreaking Lesbian Sex of Orange Is the New Black. (Video.)
Brow Beat
June 11 2014 2:14 PMHow the Costume Designer for Suits Tells Stories Using Just the Right Attire
Outward
June 4 2014 9:24 AMDo Lesbians Really Move In Together More Quickly Than Straight People? (Video.)
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
Outward
July 7 2014 9:06 AMWhat Do Lesbians Think of the “Lesbian Until Graduation” Phenomenon? (Video.)
Outward
June 30 2014 10:00 AMDocumenting America’s Surviving Lesbian Spaces
Outward
June 27 2014 9:05 AMMcKellen and Jacobi Get Vicious: The PBS Show’s Creator on the Importance of Old Queens
Outward
June 25 2014 10:00 AMWhy Do Gay People Call Themselves Queer? (Video.)
Outward
June 19 2014 5:10 PMAdministration Steps Up Pressure on Uganda to Repeal Its Anti-Gay Laws
DoubleX Gabfest
June 12 2014 9:59 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Fully Responsive EditionListen to Slate’s show about Laverne Cox, Slender Man, and dating tech guys.
Brow Beat
June 10 2014 3:17 PMAlready Watched Orange Is the New Black Season 2? Then Join Our Spoiler-Filled Discussion.
Slate Plus
May 29 2014 9:24 AM“It’s Fun to Play Tour Guide”The ’mos behind Slate’s new “Ask a Homo” videos.
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

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March 31 2015 9:17 AM The Redline of March Overheard on email: Slates copy desk rounds up the month’s style and grammar rulings.