June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Outward
July 31 2015 3:46 PMLea DeLaria Is the Butchest, Dykiest Jazz Singer Ever to Record an Album of Bowie Covers
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 10:30 AMWhat Will Happen After Marriage Equality?And more from Slate’s Outward live event in New York.
Outward
July 17 2015 1:20 PMCancer Was Stand-Up Gold for Tig Notaro. A Documentary Looks at What Came Next.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 9 2015 9:57 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Beazel Better Have My Money EditionListen to Slate’s show about Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” music video.  
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. 
Outward
July 28 2015 2:58 PMOn I Am Cait, and TV’s Other Trans Family Narratives, the Drama Happens Off-Screen
DoubleX Gabfest
July 23 2015 10:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manic Panic Armpits EditionListen to Slate’s show about long, neon-colored female armpit hair.
Outward
July 9 2015 1:16 PMWhat Is a Gay Bear? This Music Video Will Educate You.
Outward
July 8 2015 4:10 PMListen to Outward Kiki, Slate’s New LGBTQ Podcast Pilot
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.

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