Actress and comedian Sarah Silverman has never been one to bite her tongue. On Christmas, she tweeted a joke about Jesus Christ and the responses from conservatives was swift and livid .

On her Twitter and Facebook page she wrote, “MERRY CHRISTMAS! Jesus was gender fluid!” Apparently, that didn’t sit well with several conservative Christians. 

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The Young Conservatives website (youngcons.com) responded to her tweet – calling her a “washed up comedian,” and said her tweet was a “desperate attempt to remain relevant.”

Many people expressed their anger at the suggestion that Jesus identified as both male and female and decided to respond to her tweet.