Domestic abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses: Have your say!

In light of the release of the December 2018 Study Edition of The Watchtower magazine which encourages women to stay in abusive relationships, Ex-JW Sisters would like to encourage every ex-Jehovah’s Witness who has been directly affected by this abusive Watchtower policy to raise their hands and have their say.  Please complete the brief form … Continue reading Domestic abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses: Have your say!

Women in High-Control Groups: Evelyn Interviewed by Steven Hassan: Freedom Of Mind

This week I had the honour of being interviewed by Steven Hassan author of Combatting Cult Mind Control and Freedom of Mind.  In his article he highlights the many issues faced by women in high control groups and brings attention to the December 2018 Watchtower that I discussed in my recent blog post The Disposable … Continue reading Women in High-Control Groups: Evelyn Interviewed by Steven Hassan: Freedom Of Mind

YouTube: JWs & the LGBT Community – The Transgender Question

So what exactly does the Watchtower teach about transgender individuals? Can someone be a Jehovah's Witness and undergo gender confirmation surgery? Watchtower publications quoted from: Awake! Mar 8, 1953 - Can Surgery Change Sex? The Watchtower June 15, 1974 - Insight on the News p 360 (bound volume) Awake! Oct 8, 2003 - Alternative Life-Styles … Continue reading YouTube: JWs & the LGBT Community – The Transgender Question

YouTube: Jehovah’s Witnesses & the LGBT Community – Part 1

Part one - my discussion regarding Watchtower teachings about the LGBT community https://youtu.be/fWM87VtIpj4 My blog about what growing up as a queer Jehovah’s Witness was like - https://evelyndelombre.com/2018/03/14/vile-repulsive-worthy-of-death/ Harvard Study (link to PDF of study at bottom of article) - https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/persistent-fear-and-anxiety-can-affect-young-childrens-learning-and-development/ LGBT Weekly archived website article - https://web.archive.org/web/20120720000247/http://lgbtweekly.com/2012/01/05/lgbt-community-rallies-for-jehovahs-witnesses/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter Pillowgate - https://youtu.be/Xh6JdkXn5VY Article including video of … Continue reading YouTube: Jehovah’s Witnesses & the LGBT Community – Part 1

YouTube: Information & Behaviour Control

My discussion of how the Watchtower organisation controls information in order to control its members.   https://youtu.be/HRT0mwHEQkY TAU © 2018 Netflix Nineteen Eighty-Four © 1984 20th Century Fox Further reading: Knowledge, thoughtcrime & the Antichrist - https://evelyndelombre.com/2018/02/22/knowledge-thoughtcrime-the-antichrist/ Misquotes, deception & lies - https://www.jwfacts.com/watchtower/misquotes-deception-lies.php Lying for Jehovah: Four Examples of Watchtower Representatives Using Theocratic Warfare - … Continue reading YouTube: Information & Behaviour Control

My Generation, Your Generation, Everyone’s Generation!

If you are reading this in the hope that I will be able to explain the rather confusing "new light" recently[1] revealed by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses, i.e. the "overlapping generation" doctrine, you may be sorely disappointed.  Please judge for yourself however after reading my post, whether or not this new teaching has … Continue reading My Generation, Your Generation, Everyone’s Generation!