June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Outward
June 30 2015 5:42 PMRoland Emmerich’s Stonewall Looks Like a Musical—So We Wrote Some Lyrics!
Outward
June 24 2015 9:00 AMThe Creator of Mr. Robot Explains Why the Hacker Drama Needed a Gay Character
Culture Gabfest
June 17 2015 10:39 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Should We Consult Here or in My Bungalow?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Jurassic World, the death of Ornette Coleman, and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 11 2015 9:49 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Triple X EditionListen to Slate’s show about Emma Sulkowicz’s sex tape/performance art. 
Outward
June 5 2015 12:11 PMWhy Is the Theater so Meaningful to Gay People?
Outward
June 4 2015 8:30 AMWhat Made Russell T. Davies’ Cucumber and Banana So Breathtakingly Good?
Brow Beat
June 1 2015 11:48 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: Jaqen H’ghar
Brow Beat
May 28 2015 9:59 AMNBC’s New Drama Is a Strange, Cheap Exploitation of the Charles Manson Murders
DoubleX Gabfest
May 14 2015 10:37 AMDoubleX Gabfest: Selfish in Thailand EditionListen to Slate’s show about the exploitation of nail salon workers.
Outward
May 12 2015 10:00 AMLesbians and Gay Men Are Both Homosexual—But Do They Share a Culture?
Foreigners
May 8 2015 10:50 AMCameron CountryBritain’s Conservatives win big, beating no one more than the pollsters and election experts. 
Brow Beat
May 7 2015 9:22 AMGrace and Frankie Is a Sneakily Moving Twist on the Odd-Couple Trope 
Slate Archives
May 6 2015 5:29 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
Brow Beat
May 1 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May
Foreigners
April 23 2015 6:05 PMBritain’s Season of DespairInstead of appealing to peoples’ aspirations, British politicians are pitching worst-case scenarios to win votes.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 25 2015 12:31 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Cover Up in Summer EditionNovelist Sheila Heti talks to us about the new podcast Mystery Show.
Television
June 19 2015 4:53 PMThe Golden Age of TV CreditsWhy elaborate, explanatory opening sequences are making a comeback on television.
Outward
June 15 2015 9:00 AMLimited Partnership Is a Heartbreaking History Lesson From the Fight for Same-Sex Marriage
Outward
June 8 2015 9:15 AMFun Home Was the Big Winner at the 2015 Tonys. How Did a Graphic Memoir Become a Musical?
Slate Plus
June 5 2015 11:25 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas on the best of Slate, from the history of American slavery to America’s dental crisis.
Outward
June 1 2015 6:34 PMMeet the Bot That Politely Corrects Twitter Users Who Misgender Caitlyn Jenner
DoubleX Gabfest
May 28 2015 11:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Thou Shalt Cruise EditionListen to Slate’s show about the wife bonus.
Brow Beat
May 18 2015 8:02 AMYes,The Good Wife Finale Faked a Crucial Scene. But Why Are People So Upset?
Brow Beat
May 14 2015 8:02 AMM. Night Shyamalan Made a TV Show, and It’s Riveting
History
May 11 2015 2:13 PMBut What About the Lesbians?Outward editors J. Bryan Lowder and June Thomas talk about the female perspective on gayness, gay men and lesbian culture, code-switching, and more.
Books
May 7 2015 11:30 AMThe Discreet Charm of the PaperieA quirky history of pens, notebooks, tape, paper clips, and highlighters.
Outward
May 6 2015 5:45 PMWhat Do Parents Pay for in a Same-Sex Wedding?
Foreigners
May 1 2015 1:39 PMWhy Britain’s Biggest Political Parties May Be in Big TroubleThe country’s voters are frustrated with the status quo.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 30 2015 8:03 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Inside Inside Amy Schumer EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new season of Comedy Central’s sketch comedy show.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 16 2015 8:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Spinster EditionListen to Slate’s show about Hillary Clinton embracing her grandma image.

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