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

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.
Outward
April 15 2015 11:55 AMWhy Do LGBTQ People Always Want to Get Back Together With Their Exes? (Video.)
Outward
April 13 2015 1:13 PMThe Man Who Created Queer as Folk and Revived Doctor Who on His Brilliant New Projects
TV Club Podcast
April 7 2015 11:00 PM“Can a Show That Is One Big Flashback Really Have a Cliffhanger?” and Other Questions From Better Call Saul’s Episode 10, “Marco”Our hosts split on the show’s season finale and speculate wildly about what’s ahead in Season 2.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 2 2015 8:26 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Monica Makes a Joke EditionListen to Slate’s show about the return of Monica Lewinsky.
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
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
DoubleX Gabfest
April 16 2015 8:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Spinster EditionListen to Slate’s show about Hillary Clinton embracing her grandma image.
Outward
April 14 2015 5:23 PMQueer Storylines Are Yesterday’s News. Meet TV’s Asexual and Intersex Characters. 
Behind the Scenes
April 8 2015 2:41 PMIf You Didn’t Catch Our Mad Men Premiere PartyA podcast from our live event, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Television
April 7 2015 10:38 AM“I Know Who You Are”Better Call Saul’s smart, surprising first season insisted that it’s never possible to escape your past.
Outward
April 1 2015 9:23 AMHelp, I Think My Daughter’s Boyfriend Is Gay. (Video.)
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.”
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.

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