This ‘transphobic’ meme has got a garlic bread fan page into trouble

Joseph McCormick June 8, 2016
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A meme posted to a garlic bread Facebook fan page has caused a controversy.

The meme, posted to the Garlic Bread Memes page, which has almost 250,000 followers, has caused rifts within the garlic bread appreciating community.

While the page normally posts non-offensive pictures and memes, such as the below, a new post about gender proved too much for some fans.

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Most of the posts by the page appeared unoffensive.

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The majority simply showed appreciation for garlic bread.

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And some played on other viral news stories, such as the sad tale of a grandad who made burgers *ahem* garlic bread, for his grandchildren.

But the post about gender caused many to complain that they would no longer follow the page.

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Speaking to BuzzFeed, the 18-year-old behind the page, said: “I posted it because I find it funny. The meme is not transphobic, in my opinion at least. I honestly think that there are two genders. Trans people are not a gender – they are people that move from gender A to gender B.”

But many questioned the motive behind the post. Some took to the page itself, while others went to Twitter.

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Others defended the page, with one trans man saying he found it funny.

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But this lady asked the question on all of our lips… “why are garlic bread memes a thing?”

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Related topics: Trans, transphobia

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