Marjorie Taylor Greene Faces Criticism After Posting Anti-Transgender Sign

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Marjorie Taylor Greene: Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene is being criticised after posting an anti-transgender sign outside her office, directly across the hall from another lawmaker with a transgender child.

The sign outside Greene’s congressional office reads, “There are two genders: Male and Female. Trust the Science.” She posted a video on Twitter that showed her posting the sign.

Greene’s video was a response to Democratic Congresswoman Marie Newman putting up a transgender flag outside her office and tweeting the video. Newman was supporting the Equality Act which aims to ban discrimination based on sex, gender identity, and sexual preference. Greene has stated that she believes that the Equality Act will ‘destroy women’s rights and religious freedoms’.

Greene’s actions drew backlash, and Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger tweeted that, “This is sad and I’m sorry this happened. Rep. Newmans daughter is transgender, and this video and tweet represents the hate and fame driven politics of self-promotion at all evil costs.”

Democratic Representative Don Byer tweeted that Greene’s act of ‘cyberbullying her colleague’s child’ was an ‘ugly, bigoted attack’ and called for fellow lawmakers to support Newman.

Marjorie Taylor Greene has a history of making controversial and incendiary statements. The House voted to remove her from her committee assignments in the wake of discovering violent statements from her past. Before running for Congress, Greene also embraced violent conspiracy theories. Among them was the QAnon conspiracy theory, a disproven conspiracy that alleged that a secret cabal of Satan-worshipping, cannibalistic pedopholes run a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotted against former President Donald Trump while he was in office. She tried to distance herself from QAnon in August 2020 and claimed that “it doesn’t represent me.”