Brazil's Supreme Court allows Netflix to show gay Jesus film

Brazil’s Supreme Court allows Netflix to show gay Jesus film

RIO DE JANEIRO — The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order that allows streaming service Netflix to continue exhibiting a satirical film depicting Jesus as a gay man and reaffirmed Brazilians’ right to free speech. “It is not to be assumed that a humorous satire has the magic power to undermine … Read more…

Brazil supreme court sides with Netflix over gay Jesus comedy removal

Brazil supreme court sides with Netflix over gay Jesus comedy removal

STILL UP. The Brazilian Netflix film ‘The First Temptation of Christ’ depicts Jesus returning home with his boyfriend Orlando after 40 days in the desert. Screenshot from trailer BRASILIA, Brazil – Brazil’s highest court on Thursday, January 9 rejected a lower court’s decision to remove from Netflix a comedy depicting Jesus Christ in a gay … Read more…

Brazilian judge orders Netflix to remove movie depicting Jesus as gay - National

Brazilian judge orders Netflix to remove movie depicting Jesus as gay – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 9, 2020 2:16 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ On Wednesday, A Brazilian judge ordered Netflix to stop showing a Christmas special that some called blasphemous for depicting Jesus as a gay man and … Read more…

Are We Really Going to Pretend the Gay Kiss in The Rise of Skywalker Matters?

Are We Really Going to Pretend the Gay Kiss in The Rise of Skywalker Matters?

But these movies were released in 2019—and that, if no other reason, suggests that we need a new, better context. One gay kiss in Star Wars is only an advancement in the world of Star Wars. But look how far it lags behind the rest of the vast history of queer representation in the visual … Read more…

Christians are 'soft targets' for attacks like Netflix's gay Jesus, says Kiwi pastor

Christians are ‘soft targets’ for attacks like Netflix’s gay Jesus, says Kiwi pastor

Kiwi pastor Ross Smith has said Christians are “soft targets” as he condemned Netflix’s “gay Jesus” film as “blasphemous.” “I hate it,” Ross, from the pentecostal Celebration Church in Wellington, said to Stuff of the film. “I find it offensive, irreverent, inaccurate and blasphemous.” Supplied The First Temptation of Christ is “inaccurate and blasphemous” according to a … Read more…

The First Temptation of Christ

Netflix gay Jesus comedy causes backlash

A Netflix Christmas comedy special which portrays Jesus Christ as a gay man has prompted outrage in Brazil’s Christian community, leading to an online petition to have it removed – which has gained more than two million signatures. The First Temptation of Christ was created by Porta dos Fundos, a Brazilian YouTube comedy channel that … Read more…

Backlash against Netflix comedy starring gay Jesus rages on with 2million complaints over ‘seriously offensive’ jokes

Backlash against Netflix comedy starring gay Jesus rages on with 2million complaints over ‘seriously offensive’ jokes

BACKLASH against a Netflix comedy starring a gay Jesus rages on with two million complaints over its ‘seriously offensive’ jokes. The First Temptation of Christ depicts Jesus as a gay man and is the brainchild of YouTube comedy channel Porta dos Fundos. 4 Backlash against a Netflix comedy starring a gay Jesus rages on with … Read more…

Netflix Star F?bio Porchat Responds to Backlash to Christmas Special That Depicts Jesus as Gay

Netflix Star F?bio Porchat Responds to Backlash to Christmas Special That Depicts Jesus as Gay

The First Temptation of Christ star Fábio Porchat called the backlash surrounding the Netflix Christmas special “homophobic.” The Porta Dos Fundos co-founder’s comments come after Christians in Brazil and internationally began a petition — which already garnered 1.8 million signatures — calling for Netflix to pull the special, or for the government to prohibit the … Read more…

Gay Saudi Journalists Released From Australian Detention Centre

Gay Saudi Journalists Released From Australian Detention Centre

Gay sexual activity is illegal in Saudi Arabia and punishable by death. (Representational) Sydney, Australia: Two gay Saudi journalists who were detained in Australia as they sought permanent refuge have been released while their asylum claims are processed, their lawyer told AFP on Tuesday. The pair, identified only as Sultan and Nassar, arrived Down Under … Read more…

Netflix Gay Jesus Comedy Movie Sparks Backlash – Variety

Netflix Gay Jesus Comedy Movie Sparks Backlash – Variety

‘Tis the season for controversy. “The First Temptation of Christ” — a Netflix Christmas comedy special that portrays a gay Jesus and a weed-spoking Mary — has sparked backlash. A petition has circulated demanding the special be pulled from the streamer on the grounds that it is offensive to Christians. “The First Temptation of Christ” … Read more…