I’m getting married in the morning (I think)!

I’m getting married in the morning!(well, in the afternoon, actually, on 19 September) Ding dong! The bells are gonna chime(no way – bell ringers count as part of our 30) Pull out the stopper!(but check first that wine is still permissible in a Covid-secure wedding)…

Why the Cliff Richard privacy judgment is not a threat to the freedom of the press

The head of news at the BBC, Fran Unsworth, has said that the judgment “creates a significant shift against press freedom.” No. It doesn’t.

No, not all men are perverts; but this isn’t a “toxic time for masculinity”

Responding to comments by Martin Daubney on the Sky News newspaper review about Jane Moore’s column in The Sun today, Gavin Drake argues that it is right to create a “toxic time” for abusers.

Should we really be surprised by the Oxfam sex abuse scandal?

The Oxfam sex abuse scandal isn’t an Oxfam-problem but one that affects all of society; and we all need to act to time to call time on abuse – wherever it occurs.

Did you hear about the evangelical Bishop of Willesden’s attack on Anglo-Catholics?

It is a rule of journalism that the answer to any question asked in a headline is usually “No!”

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.