It's 2019, it's been 15 years since I joined, and I'm a completely different person. I co-direct "XJW Friends" with Terri O'Sullivan and I'm Vice-Chair of "Faith to Faithless", which is a programme of British charity "Humanists UK" that supports apostates from all high-control religious backgrounds. Go to https://sterikhardsson.com/ if you've like to contact me about or to find out about the tou My original Oct 2004 bio: "Born and raised in the 'Troof', I'm still attending meetings and going on the ministry to appease family members. However, don't know how long I can keep it up, it's getting tremendously tiring and stressful. I'm longing to get away from the illogical reasoning and dogmatism. Overall, I'm tired of trying to hide the fact that im gay; I'm just fed up with hearing silly things being said from the platform each week; I'm fed up that 'theocratic things' take up so much of my time when i could be bettering myself by forming new friendships and learning to love again. Tired of being able to refute basic Watchtower teachings with almost no effort, knocking my head against the wall, while the rest of the cong just go along with it and say 'oooh... aaah' and clap, and nod their heads in full agreement, and chant back the ridiculous, rote-learned, twisted but Untouchable reasonings like the sheep in George Orwell's book, 'Animal Farm' (Four legs good, two legs baaaaahhd...).