Gavin Drake

Journalist

Recent events have a lot to teach us about attitudes towards violence against women

A disturbing attitude towards gender-based violence links the Presidents Club furore and complaints about Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s handling of the accusation against Bishop George Bell. Both cases reveal one of the most pervasive rape-myths that frustrates justice for too many victims.

Gavin’s Joke of the Day: 28 Jan 2018

A lapsed Catholic goes to church for the first time in years. Before the service he feels he has to go into the confessional box to seek forgiveness for his long absence. He was amazed to find shelves containing fine Belgium chocolates, and a pint…

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