Gay man’s tweet about ex-Jehovah’s Witness parents loving him goes viral

Azya Babula, who says his ex-Johvah's Witnesses parents now accept him for being gay

A gay man has gone viral on social media after he posted about how his parents, both ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses, came to accept his sexuality.

US-based Azya Babula posted on Twitter on Friday (November 23), explaining how his formerly Jehovah’s Witnesses parents have come to accept that he is gay.

“My parents(ex jevoha’s witnesses) finally told me they loved me and fully accapeted me being gay [sic],” he said.

“And then we had a full 2 hour convo about boys and exes and stuff. 21 years later y’all and the burden has been lifted off my shoulders IM SO HAPPY BUT CANT STOP CRYING.”

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses parents tell Babula they love him for being gay

The 21-year-old included a video of him looking teary-eyed and smiling into the camera.

His tweet, which has been “liked” more than 400,000 times, quickly went viral.

In a later tweet, Babula said: “You guys don’t understand; we fought for so long our relationship was horrible. I love them and I finally got the one thing I wanted from them and it was their love and acceptance.❤️”

He added: “Again thank u everyone for the enormous amount of love❤️ I’m so overwhelmed and emotional ily all like this truly means so much to me [sic].”

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