Netflix show – ‘The First Temptation of Christ’ depicts Jesus as a gay. The show was created by Brazilian YouTube comedy group Porta dos Fundos. The show portrays Jesus in a gay character and bringing home his presumed boyfriend Orlando to meet his family.
The show had led to almost two million people signing the petition to remove the show as it was hurting sentiments. Around 19 lakh petitions were filed in Brazil. Brazil is a homophobic country which does not believe in LGBTQ+ rights. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro reportedly described himself as a ‘proud homophobe’ and suspended the funding for series of films that include LGBTQ+ themes.