Sharice Davids, a Democrat from Kansas, made history Tuesday by becoming the first openly LGBTQ Kansan elected to Congress. She joins Debra Haaland of New Mexico, another winning Democrat on Tuesday, as the first two Native American women elected to Congress.
Sharice Lynnette Davids (born May 22, ) is an American lawyer, former mixed martial artist Davids is the first openly LGBT Native American elected to the United States Congress, the first openly gay . "Ex-MMA fighter Sharice Davids could become the first lesbian Native American congresswoman – CNNPolitics".
Ms. Davids, a lawyer and former mixed martial arts fighter who won the Democratic nomination for a House seat in Kansas, campaigned on.