June Thomas
June Thomas June Thomas

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

Culture Gabfest
Aug. 26 2015 11:14 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Will There Be a Zombie Around the Corner?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Fear the Walking Dead, and the Ashley Madison hack.
Outward
Aug. 21 2015 1:40 PMOne-Third of Americans Under 30 Say They’re Not Totally Heterosexual
Movies
Aug. 19 2015 6:00 AMGrandmaLily Tomlin stars as a septuagenarian lesbian widow in this deft, touching story about grief and moving on.
Outward
Aug. 17 2015 11:48 AMWatch Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Flirt in the Dreamiest Trailer of the Year
Outward
Aug. 6 2015 11:44 PMJohn Kasich’s Marriage-Equality Answer Was the High Point of the GOP Debate
Outward
Aug. 6 2015 10:42 AMRepublican National Committee Spurns Anti-Gay Resolutions
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 4 2015 3:40 PMThe “Olympics, Here?” Bonus SegmentJosh Levin, Mike Pesca, and June Thomas discuss hosting the Olympics in the good ol’ U.S.A.
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. 
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2015 8:02 AMIt’s National Dog Day, So Let’s Pick Pop Culture’s Greatest Pooch
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 20 2015 2:22 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Call-In Show EditionListen to Slate’s advice call-in show.
Outward
Aug. 17 2015 1:07 PMNearly Half of British 18-to-24-Year-Olds Say They’re Not Totally Heterosexual
Outward
Aug. 7 2015 10:56 AMElle Fanning Is a Trans Teen and Susan Sarandon His Lesbian Grandmother in About Ray
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 6 2015 12:12 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Fun Fearless Female EditionListen to Slate’s show about the birth control revolution.
Slate Archives
Aug. 5 2015 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 4 2015 9:07 AMHang Up and Listen: The Fiddlin’ With Equipment EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Tom Brady suspension, the New York Mets’ resurgence, and an interview with Greg Louganis about the documentary Back on Board.
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?

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