Patrick Strudwick

Patrick is a freelance feature writer and commentator for a variety of newspapers including The Independent, The Times, The Guardian and the Mail on Sunday.

Vicky Beeching: 'I'm gay. God loves me just the way I am'

Beeching's God-fearing lyrics are sung by millions in America's Bible Belt. Here, the singer and religious commentator discusses her sexuality for the first time and reflects on the political ramifications of coming out as a lesbian