June Thomas June Thomas

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

Outward
Oct. 1 2014 11:59 AMWhy Are Lesbians So Affectionate in Public? (Video.)
Tv Club
Sept. 29 2014 8:30 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 6A spoiler-filled discussion of "The Caretaker."
Outward
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PMShould LGBTQ Allies Signal Their Support to Strangers? (Video.)
Outward
Sept. 8 2014 12:00 PMDon’t Dance on Gay Culture’s Grave Just Yet
Tv Club
Sept. 3 2014 11:00 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 2 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Into the Dalek."
Slate Plus Video
Aug. 28 2014 10:59 AM“Now That I’ve Thoroughly Embarrassed Myself”Outtakes from the Ask a Homo series and reflections on Outward’s first birthday.
Outward
Aug. 26 2014 8:45 AMReader and Editor Favorites From Outward’s First Year
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 21 2014 8:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Daddy’s Little Princess EditionListen to Slate’s show about social media misogyny, low-wage workers’ unpredictable work hours, and benevolent sexism.
Slate Archives
Aug. 14 2014 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
Outward
Aug. 13 2014 10:14 AMIs It Offensive for Straight Women to Talk About Their “Girl Crush”? (Video.)
Outward
Aug. 8 2014 9:00 AML Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin, a Great Documentary With a Terrible Title
Outward
Aug. 5 2014 3:46 PMQueer Kickstarter: Behind the Scenes of Two LGBTQ Campaigns
Outward
July 29 2014 11:50 AMButch and Femme for Beginners. (Video.)
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 4:10 PMStritch on Stritch: The Actress Looks Back on Her Most Famous Performance
DoubleX Gabfest
July 10 2014 8:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Babies, Books, and Beaches EditionListen to Slate’s show about women losing in court while gays are winning, surrogacy, and summer reading.
Outward
Sept. 29 2014 1:29 PMPride: A Heartbreaking British Comedy About the Time Gays and Miners Worked Together
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 11:25 AMA Look at How Far Queers Have Come on TV (Video). 
Outward
Sept. 9 2014 12:00 PMIt’s Hard to Love Gay Culture If You Don’t Know What It Is
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 4 2014 8:14 AMThe Real Reason the NFL Cares So Much About Domestic Violence
The XX Factor
Sept. 2 2014 2:56 PMAt Least 1,400 Children Sexually Exploited in One English Town. How Could This Possibly Happen?
Outward
Aug. 27 2014 9:54 AMHow Should I Greet a Closeted Co-Worker’s Partner? (Video.)
Outward
Aug. 22 2014 3:25 PMIs Love Is Strange Beautifully Meditative or Frustratingly Shapeless? 
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2014 8:32 AMIt’s Time for Americans to Fall in Love With Sarah Lancashire, the Star of Happy Valley
Outward
Aug. 14 2014 12:10 PMWhat’s It Like for a Straight Actor to Play a Gay Scene?
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 7 2014 1:18 PMDoubleX Gabfest: “The Blepharoplasty” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the autism cure, ethnic plastic surgery, and the Israeli TV show Srugim.
Outward
July 30 2014 8:46 AMDo We Still Need Gay Resorts Like Provincetown?
Outward
July 28 2014 1:10 PMWhy Cosmo’s “28 Mind-Blowing Lesbian Sex Positions” Blows My Mind
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 1:37 PMElaine Stritch Has Died at 89. Read a Recent Conversation With the Broadway Legend.
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July 9 2014 12:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Babbling Brooks” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Snowpiercer, Vicious, and David Brooks’ guide to emotional depth.

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