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In countries where right-wing leaders have come to power, like Brazil, many new young, diverse leaders are choosing to run for office. São Paulo has elected the country’s first transgender Afro Brazilian lawmaker.

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State Representative Erica Malunguinho in her office at the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo. 

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