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White trans person identifies as Filipino, say they are "transracial"

Ja Du is a white trans person who identifies as "transracial."

Editor's note: since the subject of this story did not specify which pronoun to use in the original article, we have opted to use they, them and their in an effort to avoid misgendering. 

Ja Du lives in Florida and has become part of a growing group of people who are white but identify as “transracial.” Ja Du is also transgender.  

Model David Byers faces prison sentence after string of robberies

David Byers was arrested in North Park last May and will face sentencing in January for armed robbery.

David Byers of Solana Beach who was arrested in San Diego this past May has pleaded guilty to a Connecticut.judge for a series of robberies he committed on the east coast. 

Byers, 34, was previously most famous for gracing the covers of romance novels and modeling for an editorial in Michael Stokes’ “Exhibition,” a hardcover book detailing the male form.

Man Kim Davis refused marriage license to may run against her for Clerk

 David Ermold confronting Kim Davis for his right to marry.

Just when we thought Kim Davis was gone from the media forever, she has popped up not once, but twice in the news this week.

First the Kentucky Clerk infamous for denying same-sex marriage licenses after the SCOTUS ruling said she is running for re-election to keep her post, but now the same gay man she refused to serve, David Ermold, wants to campaign for the same job.

Delayed restoration of bridge is a headache to locals caught in traffic

The historic Georgia St. Bridge is way behind schedule, locals feel the delay.

Locals aren’t happy with how long it’s taking to retrofit the Georgia Street Bridge on the cusp of Hillcrest and North Park.

The project is long over schedule, it was supposed to be completed by July 2017, but now it won’t be ready until next spring.

Most people are unhappy because of traffic delays and drivers taking side streets to avoid it.

Virginia trans woman, Danica Roem, wins against Republican incumbent

Danica Roem is first elected trans official in Virginia.

Virginia gets its first trans elected official, Danica Roem, filling a seat that will be vacated by Republican Robert G. Marshall at the Virginia House of Delegates. 

The race was fueled by local issues such as traffic in Prince William County, but also exposed trans issues, an LGBT hot-button issue often pressed by the Trump administration. 

Local drag stars celebrated in new SDPIX layout

The local drag celebrities are featured in the SDPIX November issue.

One of the great things about RuPaul’s Drag Race, when it premiered in 2009, was that it put drag on the mainstream map. But that cartography couldn't have happened without the stars of local venues across the country, and San Diego celebrates a few notable ones of its own this month.