Riding in a flamboyant purple vehicle, Ja Du shows up to a coffee shop to open up about his new identity.
Ja Du, born a white male named Adam, now considers himself a Filipino. Turns out the purple ride he drives around in is called a Tuk Tuk, an Asian-derived vehicle used for public transit in the Philippines he says.
Ja Du is part of a small, but growing community of people who considers themselves transracial. It refers to someone born one race, but identifies with another.
Homegirl seems unaware she can like Filipino food and drive her "Tuk Tuk" and still be a honky. Just because a white boy enjoys noshing on tacos and vaulting over fences, that doesn't mean he has to don a sombrero and change his name to Miguel. Believe it or not, you can have it both ways.
Or, maybe "Ja Du" is terrified of being labelled a "
" for loving Filipino culture, so "she" found a loophole. If so, that's not the