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Erica Malunguinho

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Birthday
20, 1981
Birthplace
Recife, Brazil
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Recife, Brazil

About

Brazilian Partido Socialismo y Libertad (PSOL) politician who made history as the first transgendered person elected to state congress with her October 2018 victory in Sao Paulo. In 2016, she earned acclaim for founding the black culture-preserving space Aparelha Luzia.

Before Fame

She graduated with her bachelor's degree from the University of Sao Paulo. She embraced her transgenderism during her university years. 

Trivia

She earned her master's degree in art history and aesthetics. She has gained popularity through her work on social media, including with more than 40,000 followers to her eponymous Instagram account.  

Family Life

She was raised by her mother and extended family. 

Associated With

She was partially inspired to run for Brazilian political office following the death of LGBTQ activist Marielle Franco.