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Video: A conversation with an ex-Jehovah’s Witness shunned for being gay

[Jeremy Howell]

Lloyd Evans has a new video today about Jehovah’s Witness homophobia and shunning. Here’s what he said about it at Facebook…

Jeremy grew up in a Jehovah’s Witness household. After an embarrassing failed attempt at exploring his sexuality, elders told his parents to shun him for being gay. Driven from the family home, Jeremy one day found himself on the verge of suicide when a phone call rescued him from the brink. In our conversation, Jeremy tells his incredible story.




Posted by Tony Ortega on March 17, 2019 at 12:00

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