The Nightingale Of Montgomery Street – Hey you queens. We’re here today for part one of the incredible stories of Jose Julio Sarria, the first openly gay man to run for office and the founder of the Imperial Court.

Jose Julio Sarria But that was all after serving in World War 2 and becoming a wildly successful drag queen. Do you feel shitty about your lack of accomplishments yet? You should. And you should also hit that play button to gain some motivation and learn some great queerstory!