June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

The First 20
Sept. 28 2016 6:30 AMDead Tree EditionAt one point you could buy printed copies of Slate at Starbucks.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 22 2016 11:01 AMThe Don’t Pee On My Leg EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about trigger warnings, race and representation, and Judge Judy.
The First 20
Sept. 20 2016 2:45 PMA History of Slate in 12 Pieces of SwagBy their crudely designed staff-retreat T-shirts shall ye know them.
Outward
Sept. 18 2016 9:13 PM“Topple the Patriarchy!” Says Jill Soloway, Accepting an Emmy for Transparent
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 8 2016 11:56 AMThe Women in Headphones EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about the burkini, women wearing headphones, and Take My Wife.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 4:17 PMHas the World Conspired to Keep Women Drunk?The DoubleX Gabfest talks about how the glass of wine has come to stand in for female empowerment.
Outward
Aug. 18 2016 10:59 AMTwinks, Bears, and U-Hauls: TV Has Some Strange Ideas About “Gay Culture.” (Video.)
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 2:38 PMNBC’s Olympics Reporters Are Biased and Sexist. Here’s Why.The DoubleX Gabfest chats about hidden biases against female athletes.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 14 2016 6:29 PMMichael Phelps and Katie Ledecky in the Same Relay? It Could Happen.
Outward
Aug. 9 2016 1:19 PMWhy Didn’t NBC Point Out Dustin Lance Black, Diver Tom Daley’s Oscar-Winning Fiancé?
The XX Factor
Aug. 5 2016 3:01 PMAdorable Video Rockets Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys Into the Celebrity Couple Stratosphere
The XX Factor
July 29 2016 1:27 PMJoe Biden Will Appear on Law & Order: SVU Next Season
Outward
July 27 2016 9:05 PMOrlando Shooting Victim’s Mother Gives the Heartbreaking, Angry, Eloquent Must-Watch Speech of the DNC
Outward
July 21 2016 8:30 AMWatch the Powerful Transgender Ad That Will Air on Fox News When Trump Speaks Tonight
DoubleX Gabfest
July 15 2016 5:54 PMDoes Your Office Feel Like an Arctic Tundra?The DoubleX Gabfest explains why cold offices might be sexist.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 23 2016 10:30 AMFemale Voices Aren’t Being Heard in the OfficeSlate’s DoubleX Gabfest discusses one tactic women in Washington are using to beat office sexism.
The XX Factor
Sept. 21 2016 6:23 PMLethal Weapon Is the Schmaltziest, Most Satisfying Show of the New TV Season
Outward
Sept. 18 2016 9:52 PMIn Emmy Speech, Jeffrey Tambor Calls for an End to Cisgender Actors in Transgender Roles
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 8 2016 12:21 PMCan You Wear Makeup and Still Be a Feminist?The DoubleX Gabfest explores feminism and the makeup-free movement.
Outward
Sept. 1 2016 4:49 PMIs It Ever OK for a Cisgender Actor to Play a Transgender Role?
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 1:38 PMThe Propped Up by Pillows EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Nate Parker, Hillary’s health, and email etiquette.
Outward
Aug. 18 2016 9:46 AMIn Take My Wife, Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Are Partners in Life and Comedy
Future Tense
Aug. 15 2016 11:48 AMThis Website Mails Out Physical Greeting Cards for You
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 11 2016 10:46 AMThe Olympics Extravaganza EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about gymnastics, intersex athletes, and swimming at the Olympics.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 7 2016 5:00 PMA Foreign Swimmer Set a World Record. Let the Irresponsible Doping Accusations Begin.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 30 2016 10:00 AMIs Pokémon Go Sexist?Some women say the game sparks unwanted attention from male players.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 28 2016 11:36 AMThe Hillary Is Likable EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Ivanka Trump, Ghostbusters, and Hillary Hate.
Outward
July 25 2016 5:51 PMThe AbFab Movie Isn’t a Supersized TV Episode. It’s a Mash Note to the Show’s Worldview.
Outward
July 20 2016 3:14 PMRepublican Caitlyn Jenner Says Democratic Party “Does a Better Job” for the Trans Community
DoubleX Gabfest
July 14 2016 4:30 PMThe Powerfraus EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about the new British PM, the sexual assault lawsuit against Roger Ailes, The Bachelor and UnReal.

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