John Ireland covers progressive politics and social dynamics in the United States, exploring “democracy in action.” He has been published in numerous periodicals, including Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Baltimore Sun and the Advocate.
Ireland can be reached through his blog, www.JohnIrelandOnline.com.
Legislated to Death
A gay Ugandan blogger tells his story to the world.
Prop Hate and My Family
Marriage Equality in Peril
'Prayer warriors' battle to pass state referendums banning gays and lesbians from marrying
He Shoots, She Scores
When Mike became Christine, she gave Los Angeles sports fans a courtside view of gender politics
Transsexuals in popular culture
Recent Hollywood portrayals and fictional dramatizations have boosted the national visibility and humanity of transsexuals
Defining Hate in the United States
Despite widespread public support, hate crime law across the country remains inconsistent and the crimes often go unpunished.
Outing is In Again
Did Bill Maher break the Barney Frank Rule?
In Loco Parentis: A Gay Pages Experience
Faith can be restored in Congress despite the Foley Page Scandal.
Blowing the Whistle on Diebold
Diebold's electronic voting machines fraught with problems and conspiracy theories
A California State Senator wants to help public schools catch up with history
An Anti-Gay Easter