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

Brow Beat
Dec. 30 2015 8:02 AMWhat Really Makes Making a Murderer So Good? There’s No Narrator.
TV Club
Dec. 29 2015 11:00 AMThe TV Club, 2015Shiri Appleby gave an amazing performance on UnReal—and took on the rare task of playing a woman a decade younger than she is. 
Brow Beat
Dec. 25 2015 1:13 PMWas There Really a Dog? Slate Writers Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 24 2015 6:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The So Schlong to 2015 EditionListen to Slate’s show about the pussification of America.
Holidays
Dec. 21 2015 12:04 PMI Won’t Be Home for ChristmasA defense of staying away during the holidays. 
Outward
Dec. 14 2015 4:38 PMWhy Did Transparent Set an Episode at a Trans-Exclusionary Wimmin’s Music Festival?
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 10 2015 10:40 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Naked Amy Schumer EditionListen to Slate’s show about Tashfeen Malik, the female shooter.  
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 30 2015 9:34 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Cate Blanchett’s Mink editionWe talk to Maureen Dowd about sexism in Hollywood.
Slate Plus
Nov. 27 2015 11:20 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
Outward
Nov. 24 2015 10:11 AMJessica Jones’ Lesbian Divorce Plot Is Frustrating Because Comic Books Always Are
Outward
Nov. 13 2015 4:09 PMMormons Clarify New Policy on Children of Gay Couples: No to Baptism, Yes to Blessings
Outward
Nov. 11 2015 6:04 PMOn Veteran’s Day, Let’s Not Forget the Service Members Discharged Just for Being Gay
Outward
Nov. 6 2015 8:30 AMShould I Tell Granny My Sister’s a Lesbian? (Video.)
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 29 2015 12:19 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Justin Trudeau’s Luscious Locks EditionListen to Slate’s show about the politics of objectifying male politicians.
Outward
Oct. 27 2015 8:49 AMThere’ll Be More LGBT Characters on TV This Year. So What?
Outward
Dec. 29 2015 1:04 PMIn 2015, Mainstream Culture Suddenly Developed an Interest in LGBTQ Seniors
TV Club
Dec. 28 2015 9:00 AMThe TV Club, 2015Homeland had the most impressive turnaround of 2015.
TV Club
Dec. 24 2015 12:00 PMThe TV Club, 2015I love procedurals, and let me tell you: This is the one corner of the television landscape that’s not flourishing. 
TV Club
Dec. 23 2015 12:00 PMThe TV Club, 2015Why Sense8 was the most unfairly overlooked show of 2015.
Outward
Dec. 21 2015 10:43 AMHow Do I Explain to My Friends That My Dad Is Now a Woman? (Video.)
TV Club Podcast
Dec. 11 2015 1:52 PMSpoiler Special: Transparent Season 2Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Season 2 of Amazon’s hit show Transparent.
TV Club Podcast
Dec. 4 2015 4:41 PMThe Empire Podcast, Episode 10Slate’s TV Club hosts wrap up Empire’s eventful midseason finale. 
Outward
Nov. 27 2015 2:48 PMIs Social Acceptance Making LGBTQ Movies Square and Stodgy? 
Outward
Nov. 25 2015 11:46 AMLove Actually Almost Had a Lesbian Storyline (Video)
Outward
Nov. 19 2015 12:30 PMIn Carol, an Older Woman Teaches a Younger One How to Be a Lesbian, and It Is Beautiful
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 12 2015 3:45 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Goodbye Dear Prudence EditionListen to Slate’s show about the bathroom culture wars.
Outward
Nov. 6 2015 2:40 PMMormon Church to Declare That Gay People—and Their Children—Are Apostates
Outward
Oct. 30 2015 5:36 PMESPN: The Magazine Looks at the State of the LGBT Athlete
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 29 2015 10:04 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Fart of the Eye EditionListen to Slate’s show about crying in the workplace
Outward
Oct. 23 2015 4:46 PMA Barney Frank Documentary Shows How Soul-Destroying the Closet Can Be

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