My ‘apostate’ website

I woke up from the JWs for good in 2011 after discovering some lies that had been taught, and for me if they could lie on one subject I wondered if they had lied in other ways too. Well my mind was about to be blown! As I researched I found lie after lie. However […]

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New resource for ISVAs from Lime Culture

Lime Culture is a sexual violence training and consultancy organisation in the UK. They offer training to those who have a professional role to respond when a man, woman or child has been raped or sexually assaulted. They recently approached Speak to Protect, a group I am part of for some help in putting together […]

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Leaving a High Control Group

The thought of leaving a high control group can be scary. Maybe the group is all you’ve ever known. The real possibility of losing family and friends can be worrying. Take one step at a time. Here are some to get you started from people who left high control groups themselves: Do your research. Perhaps […]

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4Corners documentary

This is a very well researched and helpful insight into the problems that the JW organisation has and is one of the reasons I talk out about child protection.

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Manipulation

People often express to me that they wonder how it is I was in a high control group when I can see clearly how wrong it is. Not only that but I often am asked how to wake up friends and family who are in such groups. In order to answer this you first need […]

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

The Inquiry was setup in 2015 for England and Wales This picture was taken October 2015 when my friends Marc and Cora and myself delivered a letter to number 10 Downing Street asking for an inquiry to be done into the JWs. It took many years of campaigning until eventually the IICSA did give us […]

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Isolation

In the UK we are currently having to isolate and social distance due to COVID-19. People are being told they are to stay indoors and only go out if necessary. If they do go out then they are to have no physical contact and stay a safe distance from others in order to not transmit […]

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The Truth Project

So last week I was listened to by some lovely people at the Truth Project which is part of The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). I felt it was important to have my story listened to as IICSA is looking into where children have been failed in the past by organisations with a […]

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Male Rape and Sexual Abuse

  This is a subject close to my heart, being a survivor, working on being a thriver. I came across Survivors UK when searching online for help recently, although having seen my abuser sentenced and sent to prison, and having had therapy and counselling I still suffer with dark days and was looking for a […]

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JW Protest London

So this weekend I was in London, having booked my flights and accomodation months ago, not knowing quite what to expect. I was going for a protest along with what I was hoping would be a few more than just me, which is what had happened a few weeks previous when I went to the […]

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