June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 31 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 28 2016 11:23 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Power Pony EditionListen to Slate’s show about the merits of the power pose, whether procrastination is good for us, and the musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 24 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Outward
Jan. 21 2016 10:43 AMGay Spies, Lost Boys, and Ben Whishaw: An Interview With the Creator of London Spy
Outward
Jan. 19 2016 4:11 PMThe Gay Rapture Has a Date: Bette Midler Is Doing Hello, Dolly! on Broadway!
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 14 2016 11:38 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Slutty Power Lesbian EditionListen to Slate’s show about David Bowie and gender-bending, slutty power lesbians, Hillary Clinton’s millennial vote, and adult coloring books.  
Brow Beat
Jan. 10 2016 10:36 PMWhy Did That Golden Globe Winner Ask Prime Minister David Cameron to Protect the BBC?
Brow Beat
Jan. 4 2016 2:58 PMDownton Abbey’s Final Season Is Full of Clichéd Characters and Bad Writing. Also, It’s Great.
Outward
Dec. 31 2015 11:59 AM2015 Was Big for Queer Movies and TV! Listen to an Outward Kiki About Them All.
Outward
Dec. 29 2015 1:04 PMIn 2015, Mainstream Culture Suddenly Developed an Interest in LGBTQ Seniors
TV Club
Dec. 28 2015 9:00 AMThe TV Club, 2015Homeland had the most impressive turnaround of 2015.
TV Club
Dec. 24 2015 12:00 PMThe TV Club, 2015I love procedurals, and let me tell you: This is the one corner of the television landscape that’s not flourishing. 
TV Club
Dec. 23 2015 12:00 PMThe TV Club, 2015Why Sense8 was the most unfairly overlooked show of 2015.
Outward
Dec. 21 2015 10:43 AMHow Do I Explain to My Friends That My Dad Is Now a Woman? (Video.)
Brow Beat
Feb. 5 2016 8:02 AMOutsiders Could Have Been the Next Great Prestige Drama. Here’s Why It’s Not.
Outward
Jan. 28 2016 11:30 AMA Conversation With the Creator of Tumanbay, the Best Podcast of the Year
Outward
Jan. 25 2016 6:25 PMTrans Athletes No Longer Need Gender-Reassignment Surgery to Compete in the Olympics
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2016 2:33 PMRemembering Alan Rickman The Culture Gabfest says goodbye to Alan Rickman by remembering favorite moments of his life and work.  
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 20 2016 9:24 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Hail Charlotte Rampling” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on 45 Years, London Spy, and the ethics of ethnography.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 17 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 11 2016 7:38 AMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Assessment
Jan. 10 2016 8:32 PMJane LynchHow she makes pop culture’s nastiest villains some of the most likable characters on TV.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 4 2016 12:04 AMDownton Abbey Podcast: Recapping the Season 6 PremiereJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
Brow Beat
Dec. 30 2015 8:02 AMWhat Really Makes Making a Murderer So Good? There’s No Narrator.
TV Club
Dec. 29 2015 11:00 AMThe TV Club, 2015Shiri Appleby gave an amazing performance on UnReal—and took on the rare task of playing a woman a decade younger than she is. 
Brow Beat
Dec. 25 2015 1:13 PMWas There Really a Dog? Slate Writers Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 24 2015 6:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The So Schlong to 2015 EditionListen to Slate’s show about the pussification of America.
Holidays
Dec. 21 2015 12:04 PMI Won’t Be Home for ChristmasA defense of staying away during the holidays. 
Outward
Dec. 14 2015 4:38 PMWhy Did Transparent Set an Episode at a Trans-Exclusionary Wimmin’s Music Festival?

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