June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Outward
March 30 2015 4:00 PMThe Cast of Broadway’s Fun Home Visits the Real Fun Home
Brow Beat
March 26 2015 6:34 PMWhy It’s Time for Downton Abbey to End
TV Club Podcast
March 24 2015 11:00 PMThe Significance of Nearly Everything in Better Call Saul’s Episode 8, “Rico”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast issue another listener challenge, reveal more Easter eggs, and discuss Jimmy’s behavior with a legal ethics attorney.
Outward
March 19 2015 5:19 PMIn Its Final Season, Glee Was the Gayest Show That’s Ever Been on Television
Outward
March 18 2015 11:56 AMHow Do I Get My Pro-LGBTQ Kids to Stop Patronizing Anti-LGBTQ Businesses? (Video.)
Outward
March 16 2015 11:22 AMHannah’s Dad Came Out to Her on Last Night’s Girls. How Did She Handle the News?
Culture Gabfest
March 11 2015 2:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
Outward
March 9 2015 10:36 AMDo Gay Actors—or Actors Who’ve Played Gay—Have Trouble Getting Cast in Straight Roles?
Outward
March 4 2015 12:28 PMIs This the Best Opening Credits Sequence on Television? 
TV Club
March 1 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 9The “let us chum one another” edition.
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2015 8:02 AMIs Lord Grantham Still A Jerk? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Downton Abbey.
TV Club
Feb. 22 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 8The “let us go forward in hope!” edition.
Outward
Feb. 18 2015 5:12 PMThe Scottish Conservative Party’s New Ad Features Cute Lesbian Family Scenes (Video.)
Brow Beat
Feb. 16 2015 8:30 AMThe Friendly Rivalry of Matt Groening and Lynda Barry
TV Club
Feb. 15 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 7The “Pet Owner Episode” edition.
Brow Beat
March 27 2015 5:14 PMWhy You Should Be Watching Call the Midwife
Outward
March 25 2015 11:57 AMLooking Canceled. HBO Will Air a Special “Final Chapter.”
Television
March 24 2015 10:22 AMThe Late Late Show With James CordenIs it the most earnest late-night show on TV? 
Doublex
March 19 2015 10:38 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Does Choreplay Turn You On EditionListen to Slate’s show about choreplay.
Outward
March 17 2015 12:43 PMCan a Sitcom About a Pregnant Lesbian Rescue NBC From Comedy Oblivion?
Outward
March 12 2015 12:45 PMLea DeLaria on Butches, Bowie, and Being Big Boo on Orange Is the New Black
Slate Plus
March 10 2015 6:05 PMSlate’s Outward Blog Talks to Lea DeLariaA podcast recap of our Feb. 3 live show in NYC.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 5 2015 10:12 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Moody Bitches EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new book, Moody Bitches.
Brow Beat
March 3 2015 8:02 AMWhat Has Downton Learned from Reality TV? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2015 8:32 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in March
Outward
Feb. 23 2015 1:23 AMGraham Moore’s Oscars Acceptance Speech Was Stirring but Confusing
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 19 2015 11:14 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Honor Your Socks EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new guru of decluttering.
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2015 8:02 AMWill Rose and Atticus Make It? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Downton Abbey.
TV Club
Feb. 15 2015 11:00 PMWhat Happens in Chicago, Stays in Chicago on Better Call Saul, Episode 3, “Nacho”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast want someone to explain to them what the heck that youthful indiscretion was all about. 
Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2015 11:19 PMWhen You Love Someone Enough to Pull Their Teeth: The Americans’ Creators on That Scene (Video.)

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