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

Outward
April 28 2016 1:35 PMUh Oh, North Carolina! NCAA Says States With Anti-LGBT Laws Can’t Host Tournaments.
Culture Gabfest
April 27 2016 12:18 PMHonoring the BardThe Culture Gabfest commemorates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
TV Club Podcast
April 26 2016 1:03 AMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 21 2016 2:55 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Spanx and Spanking EditionListen to the show on feminist sororities, whether parenthood cuts into creativity, and the new book Sex With Shakespeare.
Brow Beat
April 20 2016 4:02 PMRIP, Victoria Wood, Beloved British Comedian
The XX Factor
April 13 2016 10:24 AMOn CNN, Donald Trump’s Kids Use Their Father’s “Talk but Don’t Say Anything” Strategy
DoubleX Gabfest
April 7 2016 2:44 PMDoubleX Gabfest: We Just Want Attention EditionWe talk to Peggy Orenstein about her new book, Girls and Sex.  
Brow Beat
April 4 2016 2:04 PMChus Lampreave, Pedro Almodóvar’s Favorite Flawed Mother Figure, Is Dead at 85
Brow Beat
March 31 2016 2:38 PMA Real-Life Stan Beeman Talks The Americans and What It’s Really Like to Turn KGB Spies
Brow Beat
March 24 2016 9:33 AMA Former KGB Spy on How His Time as a Deep Cover Agent Compares With The Americans
TV Club Podcast
March 6 2016 11:22 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastA spoiler-filled discussion of the series finale.
Outward
March 2 2016 8:35 AMHap and Leonard’s Creator on Swamp Noir, Casting Gay Characters, and the F and the N Words
Outward
Feb. 24 2016 4:29 PMEllen Page on Her Sweet, Distressing, Heart-Wrenching New LGBTQ Travel Show
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 14 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
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.
Brow Beat
April 28 2016 8:46 AMAlison Wright on What It Feels Like to Finally Face the Truth on The Americans
Culture Gabfest
April 27 2016 11:08 AMThe Culture Gabfest “The Beautiful Ones” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Prince, Lemonade, and The Girlfriend Experience.
Outward
April 25 2016 12:57 PMUnREAL’s Web Spinoff Tells a Sexy Lesbian Story Featuring God and Lots of Kissing 
Brow Beat
April 21 2016 8:02 AMWhy The Americans’ Russian Translator Spends Days Translating a Few Lines of Dialogue
Brow Beat
April 14 2016 8:02 AMHow Noah Emmerich Got a David Bowie Song Onto The Americans Two Days Before He Died
Television
April 8 2016 1:03 PM“Not Everyone Has to Like You”In Season 2, Catastrophe is as spiky, acerbic, and big-hearted as ever. 
Brow Beat
April 7 2016 8:02 AMThe Americans’ Costa Ronin on the Shocking Last Moments of “Chloramphenicol”
Outward
April 4 2016 10:01 AMEveryone Knows Smithers Is Gay. Why Won’t The Simpsons Let Him Say It Out Loud?
Outward
March 31 2016 2:06 PMWhy It Matters That More Americans Report Knowing Someone Who’s Transgender
Brow Beat
March 17 2016 8:02 AMThe Creators and Stars of The Americans Discuss the Season 4 Premiere 
Outward
March 3 2016 8:47 AMWhy Is a Key Character in ABC’s New Drama The Family a Lesbian Lifestyle Blogger?
Outward
March 1 2016 12:00 PMOn ABC’s New Sitcom The Real O’Neals, a Gay Teenager Dates, Dances With, and Kisses Boys
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 21 2016 10:35 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8.
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 11 2016 10:06 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Bernie Bros EditionListen to the Double X Gabfest talk Bernie Bros, the CDC’s latest report on women and alcohol, and Samantha Bee’s late-night debut. 
Brow Beat
Feb. 5 2016 8:02 AMOutsiders Could Have Been the Next Great Prestige Drama. Here’s Why It’s Not.

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