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Brazil has two female transgender deputies for the first time in history

For the first time in history, the Brazilian National Congress will have two trans people in its composition.

Erika Hilton (PDOL, left) and Duda Salabert (PDT, left) were elected federal deputies in Sunday's elections (2) with 256,000 and 208,000 votes, respectively.

Both are active in politics.

Erika debuted as a state legislator for the Activist Caucus in 2018.

In the dispute two years later, she left the post to run for a city council seat and became the first transgender person elected to the São Paulo City Council.

Duda was also the first transgender elected as . . .

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