Grandparents Outraged After Gay Niece Learns the Truth About Uncle's Christmas Ban

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Family dynamics can be complicated, especially when a loved one is disowned due to their sexual orientation. In a recent Reddit post, a 28-year-old man shared his story of being disowned by his parents for being gay. After eight years of silence, his niece asked why he never attended the family Christmas gathering. The man was faced with a difficult decision: to tell his niece the truth or to continue with his fabricated excuse. He chose the former, and the results were unfortunate. Read on to learn more about the family feud that ensued and to find out if the man was in the wrong.

A family divided by homophobia, but a niece holds onto her relationship with her gay uncle.

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Grandparents outraged as niece discovers the truth behind a Christmas ban

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Gay niece learns truth about uncle's Christmas ban, sparking outrage from grandparents

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Grandparents face a difficult truth after their gay niece learns the truth about their holiday ban

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Grandma and Grandpa don't accept their gay niece's relationship, resulting in her being banned from Christmas

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Grandparents shocked after their gay niece confronts them about Uncle's Christmas ban. "How dare you!"

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The uncle feels guilty after his niece calls out his Christmas ban and causes a family fight. AITA?

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Grandparents' views on the ban cause controversy among family members

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Grandparents 🤬 after niece learns about Uncle's Christmas ban. AITA?

A 28-year-old man finds himself in a difficult situation with his family. He is gay, and his parents have disowned him for it. Despite this, he is still close with his sister and her daughter. Every year, his parents host a big Christmas gathering, which he is never invited to, but his sister and niece always attend. His niece asked why he never goes to their Christmas, so he was forced to tell her the truth. This caused her to call her grandparents and confront them, which in turn had her parents upset and confronting him. He feels bad for the situation he has caused and is wondering if he is the bad guy in this situation. Read on to see what the commenters have to say.

💪🏼 NTA: Good for you!

MadOvid | MadOvid

Grandparents 👴👵 outraged 🤬

DDecimal | DDecimal

👏 Niece speaks out against 🤬 homophobia 💪

Sanx69 | Sanx69

A parent's empathy 🤝

crapnapkins | crapnapkins

💪Girl power! 💪

VermontVampyre | VermontVampyre

💔 NTA, You didn't do anything wrong

Cassereddit | Cassereddit

NTA: Good for your niece 💪

Bloodrayna | Bloodrayna

Grandparents defend gay niece 💔

KelliCrackel | KelliCrackel

Bravery of 10-year-old niece 🤩

LeadershipNo8193 | LeadershipNo8193

🤦‍♀️ NTA: A niece's slap of reality

tisquares | tisquares

NTA: Grandparents were wrong to expect their secret to be kept from 10-year-old 🤔

Megami1981 | Megami1981

Grandparents NTA 🤔

MildAsSriracha | MildAsSriracha

NTA: Grandparents' homophobia wreaks havoc on family 💔

pink4pink | pink4pink

🤔 Uncle's Christmas ban sparks controversy!

Kindly-Platform-2193 | Kindly-Platform-2193

NTA: stand up to parents 💪

Sweet_Caterpillar150 | Sweet_Caterpillar150

Grandkids understanding 🤔🤔

Logical-Cranberry714 | Logical-Cranberry714

Not the a-hole⚖️

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🤦‍♀️ 10yo more mature than adults?

hails___ | hails___

👑 Niece is a queen! 💝

simpleredstar | simpleredstar

NTA. 💪 Grandma defends gay niece.

Spinnerofyarn | Spinnerofyarn

No a-hole here! 🤔

O-girl | O-girl

NTA: 💯 Factual & 🙅‍♂️ Unemotional 💬

YarnHooker74 | YarnHooker74

NTA 👏👏👏

gentoonix | gentoonix

Grandparents 👵🏼👴🏼 Outraged 🤬

Montanoc70 | Montanoc70

🤔Family drama! 💔

trarecar1 | trarecar1

Grandparents 🤗 NTA their niece 💝

jenny4008463 | jenny4008463

Grandparents 🤔 NTA 🤝 💯 honest answer 💯

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Niece stands up for 💪🏼 uncle!

mrkorb | mrkorb

🤗 NTA: Grandniece stands up!

Lilypad_Leaper | Lilypad_Leaper

NTA: Rightful outrage 😤

Heraldique | Heraldique

🤔 Grandparents Outrage

Icanusethesamehat | Icanusethesamehat

💛 NTA: Supporting your niece 💛

Ok-Chance-619 | Ok-Chance-619

Family feuds over 🤔homophobia

Kullanici1234 | Kullanici1234

NTA: Being genuine💯

lemonlimeaardvark | lemonlimeaardvark

NTA. 🤦‍♂️😡

QueenMotherOfSneezes | QueenMotherOfSneezes

🔥Niece rocks boat🔥

LadyA29 | LadyA29

🤔 A 10-year-old learns the truth

loonygirl30 | loonygirl30

NTA: Consequences of their actions 🔥

TroubleSG | TroubleSG

NTA: 🤔🤷‍♀️

Ashkela | Ashkela

NTA! 10-year-old niece is the wise one 💯

Micro_is_me_2022 | Micro_is_me_2022

🙏 Niece defends uncle's love 💞

Moist-Aspect2738 | Moist-Aspect2738

👀 Consequences of their own actions 😏

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NTA. 💯 Family drama.

Gwennylou | Gwennylou

👵🏼👴🏼🤯 Kids know best!

ambarcapoor | ambarcapoor

😡 Grandparents Outraged 🤬

wraithofwords | wraithofwords

Family communication breakdown 👂🗣

NCMom2018 | NCMom2018

Grandparents' mistake: 🤔

OneMikeNation | OneMikeNation

NTA 🤦‍♀️

Aintnobdygttime4dat | Aintnobdygttime4dat

🤦‍♀️ NTA - family drama!

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👏 NTA: Good niece👏

FerroMancer | FerroMancer

NTA 💛💛

Miss_Eisenhorn | Miss_Eisenhorn

NTA: Grandparents 🤬 at Parents

Dangerous-Project672 | Dangerous-Project672

LGBTQ+ can 💪 💯 be 🌈 themselves 🙌

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NTA: 🤔 Ask why parents are ashamed of faith!

IncognitoSlug123 | IncognitoSlug123

NTA: Reality check for 🤔 sister 😕

admweirdbeard | admweirdbeard

NTA 💪🏼 Grandparents' Reaction

Ejclincoln | Ejclincoln

🤔 NTA: What did Uncle do?

LaserSkillz | LaserSkillz

Niece stands up for 💖💖💖

Havin-a-ladida-time | Havin-a-ladida-time

Grandparents NTA: 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️

ronearc | ronearc

🤦‍♂️Parents handled by 10yo!

silent_whisper89 | silent_whisper89

You're 💯 NTA!

feministpunkrock | feministpunkrock

Good kid 👍🏼

amaraame | amaraame

🤔 What should you have done?

queer_ace | queer_ace

👵🏼👴🏼🤬 NTA!

Pinkisthevibe | Pinkisthevibe

NTA - 🤔🤔


NTA - You just told the truth 💯

Wingless27 | Wingless27

👏 NTA: Aunt and Sister Should be Proud 🥰

SeraphofFlame | SeraphofFlame

Half an A-hole 🤔

Mystral377 | Mystral377

A**hole family drama 🙄

Absoluteseens | Absoluteseens

🤔Family values in question🤔

Deucalion666 | Deucalion666

AHs exposed: 🤭🤔

Advanced-Extent-420 | Advanced-Extent-420

💛 Showing love for a gay niece 💛

Taurus67 | Taurus67

Grandparents Outraged 💥

BooRand | BooRand

Standing up to family 💪

Avari_Fenyx | Avari_Fenyx

🤝NTA: Sibling solidarity?

shannon_99 | shannon_99

Niece is 🤩 a legend!

Undercover_spy69 | Undercover_spy69

NTA: ✋🏼 OP's sister is responsible!

MichB1 | MichB1

NTA: Grandparents 👵👴 should have been told to F off years ago!

Pale_Pumpkin_7073 | Pale_Pumpkin_7073

Grandparents' homophobia 🤬 called out By 10 yr-old!

SleepingBoba | SleepingBoba

Grandparents divided over 🤔 gay niece's Christmas ban

DrPablisimo | DrPablisimo