Back to Top
Friday 24 Nov
86024 users - now online: 1205 people
86024 users - now online: 1205 people login
FROM OUR EDITORS
Printer Friendly Page  
LGBTI Hostile Jehovah's Witnesses Video

by our Editors in General , 15 juli 2017


COC Netherlands calls on the Jehovah's Witnesses organisation to remove an LGBTI hostile video from their website, and have a conversation with the gay interest group.

In part 2 of the video series Think about Lot's wife, the father of a Jehovah's Witnesses family disapproves of his daughter's colleague, who has two lesbian mothers: “This is what Anne is associating with now.” In another scenes in the video, they continue to speak of homosexuality disapprovingly.

The COC is also asking the Jehovah's Witnesses to remove a ‘work sheet’ for children from their website. In the sheet, homosexuality is compared to a ‘tendency for anger’.

According to the COC, the video and the worksheet hinder a safe climate for LGBTIs within the community of Jehovah's Witnesses. The COC was approached by several Christian LGBTIs who feel hurt by the video.

It is the second time in a relatively short time that an LGBTI-unfriendly video is placed on the website of the Jehovah's Witnesses. This was also the case last year, when it concerned a video specifically meant for children. Last year as well, the COC and the LKP, the umbrella organisation of Christian LGBTIs, requested the removal of the video and a conversation with the Christian denomination. Both were refused by the Jehovah's Witnesses.
 



 







Topics:








In the New Issue of Gay News, 316, December 2017

















More from General
More from Gay News- issue 311
More by our Editors





IHLIA


Gay & Lesbian Archives

learn more |visit


Amistad Hotel & apartments


Unique and popular exclusively gay hotel

learn more |visit















bottom image




Entire © & ® 1995/2017 Gay International Press & Foundation G Media, Amsterdam. All rights reserved.
Gay News ® is a registered Trademark. articles Gay News; duplication forbidden. Inclusion only allowed after written approval of the publisher, with clear source mentioning gay-news.com. Articles used by third parties will be invoiced and cashed where necessary. Gay News | ISSN: 2214-7640 | ISBN 8717953072009 | Wikipedia.
Follow Gay News:
Twitter Issuu
RSS (dutch) RSS Editors (dutch) self-employed Escortboys

CMI
Contact us
Subscribe
Advertising






© 1995/2017 Gay News ®, GIP/ St. G Media