Trans candidate runs for Virginia state office

Trans candidate runs for Virginia state office
Danica Roem, Democrat for Virginia Assembly. (Image: Roem via Facebook)

[Ed. – Believes Europe has awesome urban planning, so guess which party affiliation.]

The Democratic candidate has no time for subtleties as she races to become the first openly transgender person elected to office in this Republican US state.

Whether spitting in the trashcan during a recent interview with Cosmopolitan magazine or whipping off her ballerina flat to show its worn insole to AFP, this young woman does not shy from flaunting her working-class roots. …

Danica was born [in Manassas] 33 years ago, under the given name of Dan.

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“I am running to represent my life-long home area,” she says, pulling her long chestnut mane off the shoulders of her sleek blue dress. “I was born here, I grew here, I’ve worked here.” …

A hot yoga enthusiast and metalhead who also happens to be transgender, Roem’s campaign slogan is simple: “Fix Route 28 now.”

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