Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Marjorie Greene
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene official photo, 117th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 14th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byTom Graves
Personal details
Born
Marjorie Taylor

(1974-05-27) May 27, 1974 (age 47)
Milledgeville, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Perry Greene
EducationUniversity of Georgia (BBA)

Marjorie Taylor Greene (born May 27, 1974) is an American politician, conspiracy theorist and businesswoman. She is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 14th congressional district since 2021.[1]

She controversially became known for supporting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory in Facebook videos.

On February 4, 2021 the House of Representatives voted to remove Marjorie Taylor Green of her committee jobs because of the extreme conspiracy theories she liked.[2]

Controversial statements and actions[change | change source]

Transphobia[change | change source]

Greene tried to block the Equality Act[3] and supported a bill to stop transgender girls and women from playing in sports.[4]

After debating the bills that day, Representative Marie Newman put up a transgender flag. Greene and Newman have offices across from each other. Green put up a transphobic poster outside her office that said "There are TWO genders: Male & Female. Trust The Science!"[3] Greene also referred to Newman's daughter as her "biological son" in a video.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Levin, Sam (November 4, 2020). "QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins seat in US House". The Guardian. Archived from the original on November 4, 2020. Retrieved November 4, 2020.
  2. "Marjorie Taylor Greene: US House votes to punish Republican". Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Outrage as Marjorie Taylor Greene displays transphobic sign in Congress". the Guardian. 2021-02-25. Retrieved 2021-04-22.
  4. "Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to replace LGBTQ+ Equality Act". The Independent. 2021-02-23. Retrieved 2021-04-22.
  5. "Lawmaker with Transgender Daughter Responds to Colleague's Transphobic Sign Outside Her Office". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2021-04-22.