It follows last year's release of a cartoon that taught children that same-sex parents were wrong.
Michaela Morgan

31 May 2017 - 12:37 PM  UPDATED 31 May 2017 - 12:38 PM

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have created a three-part video series called The Wife of Lot that features the modern struggles of an American family—and it includes their stance on homosexuality. 

The video will be shown to millions of followers of the faith at conventions across the US and takes its name from the Sodom and Gomorrah Bible story—where the ‘wife of Lot’ is turned into a pillar of salt.

The terribly acted video features a conversation where a family is forced to talk to their daughter’s colleague—a woman who was raised by lesbians.

“My moms are both really proud of me,” the friend says. “I was raised by two wonderful women. You know, life partners?”

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"I couldn’t even take up the offering. I was simply looking to be actively involved and become a member of the church… Because I was gay, that was sufficient for [them] to turn around and say no. And by then, I thought, ‘That’s just not right'."

“Oh, yeah,” says the mother timidly, before whispering: “You know, my assistant, Marty, I recently found out that he’s gay."

The father then sternly adds that they live by “the Bible’s moral standards”.

“But we don’t force our beliefs on other people, and we don’t judge anyone, either,” he adds.

“Honey, maybe we’re being too harsh on gays,” the mother pleads. “Some people just seem to be programmed that way.”

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“Look, I know not everyone agrees with us, but we all have free will, and God lets us choose to live by his standards or not,” the father responds. “If we go against his standards, we end up hurting ourselves. He just wants what’s best for us.”

The Jehovah's Witness faith is historically anti-gay, releasing a cartoon last year that taught kids that same-sex parents were wrong.

You can watch The Wife of Lot below, tune in for the anti-gay scene at the 20:50 mark.