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Old 11-13-2017, 04:43 PM
 
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What people do these days for their 15 minutes of narcissistic fame.

While people of one race who always 'acted' like and seemed to want to be another race has always existed, there's a new classification for it folks.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ino/858043001/

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Ja Du, born a white male named Adam, now considers himself a Filipino.

He even drives what he calls a Tuk Tuk, an Asian-derived vehicle used for public transit in the Philippines.

Ja Du is part of a small but growing number of people who call themselves transracial. The term once referred only to someone (or a couple) of a one race adopting a child of another, but now it’s becoming associated with someone born of one race who identifies with another.
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:44 PM
 
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I hope he gets help.
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:45 PM
 
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Well, if he feels that way, he can emigrate from Tampa to Manilla.

Wait, you mean he doesn't feel like he's that Filipino...?
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:48 PM
 
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The term "transracial" started out as a joke someone made on social media (I think twitter) following the Rachel Dolezal news. Then the media picked up on it, and Racheal Dolezal actually starting claiming that's she was "transracial".

Now it has become a thing.
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:50 PM
 
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Should have just changed his name to Da Ju if he w@nted attention.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:03 PM
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Mainstream media’s shameful exploitation of the mentally ill. They put the circus out of business and have taken over the freak show.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Born in L.A. - NYC is Second Home - Rustbelt is Home Base
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OP...nothing unusual. Changing gender is more out there.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:26 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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LOL, actually laughed when reading the thread title. Jeezus people are getting nuttier and nuttier these days.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Sugarland
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If people can say that they feel like they were born the wrong gender and demand that you acknowledge them as their preferred gender, why shouldn’t we be able to do that with race too?
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:33 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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If people can say that they feel like they were born the wrong gender and demand that you acknowledge them as their preferred gender, why shouldn’t we be able to do that with race too?
Tell that to Rachel Dolezal. Didn't go over well for her.
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