Marjorie Taylor Greene Faces Backlash after Mocking Congressional Neighbor’s Transgender Pride Flag in Twitter Spat

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: February 27, 2021

Taylor Greene, known for supporting QAnon and other extremist theories is now
under fire for putting up a sign that is discriminatory against transgender

is also a freshman congresswoman who has not started denying and publicly
dehumanizing transgenders. She is facing serious condemnation on social media –
she put up a sign across the hall from another congresswoman who has a
transgender child.

infamous republican from Georgia has had a Twitter spat with Rep. Marie Newman
– it all started when Newman shared her point of view on the Equality Act.
Legislation was passed on the civil rights of the LGBTQ+ community on

emphasized on the significance of the Equality Act – especially their impact on
the transgender community. After she shared that even her daughter belongs to
the transgender community, Greene tweeted denying her daughter’s indentity.

biological son does NOT belong in my daughters’ bathrooms, locker rooms, and
sports teams.”
– She said.

a response, Newman made a short clip and posted it on Twitter. In the video,
she displayed a transgender pride flag outside her office.  She told New York Magazine that the idea was
to send a message to the bully.

said that she put up the flag there so that bullies like her could see it every
day. She is done with bullies like Greene and their hate and the disrespect
they show to minorities. It was her style – a big statement.

on the other hand, was removed from the committee assignments in the House
because of the disrespectful statements she made on her social media. Apart
from this, people at the office are done with her support for the false
narratives and conspiracies.

revenge, Greene put out a sign across Newman’s office that said: “There are TWO genders: MALE & FEMALE.
Trust The Science!”

made a video of this as well. She captioned it with this message: “Our neighbor, @RepMarieNewman, wants to pass
the so-called ‘Equality’ Act to destroy women’s rights and religious freedoms.
Thought we’d put up ours so she can look at it every time she opens her door.”

Rep Adam Kinzinger was also appalled by Greene’s wrongdoings. He made a video
posted it on Twitter. He said that it’s a sad situation and he’s really sorry
that it happened. He acknowledged that Newman’s daughter is a transgender and
that the video Greene made was reflected her hate. It was all done to attain
two-minutes of cheap fame and that such politics is only driven by
self-promotion which is evil.

wasn’t just Kinzinger who called out Greene over such disrespectful attitude.
Progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib also called out Greene for her bigotry.

said that the protection and the rights of the transgender community is really
a life and death matter. And it’s shameful to see a congressperson deny their
existence and their rights to live as they prefer.

Gerry Connolly tweeted: “I hung mine
up for Trans Remembrance Day in 2019 and it’s stayed up since. @RepMTG should
probably avoid the Rayburn building too if she doesn’t want to see another
“disgusting” symbol of love and acceptance.”

Facebook had removed Newman’s video but it was restored once all the
progressive groups started calling out the platform for its bigotry. 

Pro-Choice America was amongst the first to call out Facebook and said that the
platform must be held accountable for such an act!

to the organization, Facebook is consistently failing to enforce positive
policies. It said that social media companies, especially Facebook, spread
right-wing disinformation and appalling conspiracy theories that put the lives
of the marginalized on the line. It’s saddening but a bitter truth!

do you have to say about the recent turn of events? Do you support the Equality
Act? What do you expect now, like a lawmaker hung a transgender pride flag
mocking congressional neighbor’s transgender pride flag? It’s appalling to see
a House neighbor do this!

Let us know in the comments below!

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Updated February 27, 2021
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