Transgender Candidate Misgendered in Recent Republican Mailer

Danica Roem

Democratic nominee for the House of Delegates’ 13th District, Danica Roem, places a campaign sign in a Manassas neighborhood. Roem, Virginia’s first transgender candidate, has been misgendered by state Republicans who recently sent out a direct mailer that attacks her as a him. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

The politics of gender and language are colliding in one race for the House of Delegates. Michael Pope has the story.

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