If a Man Can Identify As a Woman, then Why Can’t a White Man Identify As Chinese?

Because of all the Chinese in San Francisco, ballots are printed in English and Chinese. Non-Chinese candidates have been adopting Chinese names in an effort to appeal to monolingual Chinese voters. But not any more. Self-submitted Chinese names may now only be used if candidates can prove that they were born with them or they have been using them for at least two years. But why? If a man can identify as a woman, then why can’t a white man identify as Chinese?


3:40 pm on December 6, 2023