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Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of José Sarria

  • City Council Chambers 625 North San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA, 90069 United States (map)

José Julio Sarria was the first openly gay person to run for political office in the US in 1961, and many credit Sarria with helping pave the way for Milk's run for office. At the unexpected intersections of politics and high camp, this preview of Nelly Queen will reveal an intimate portrait of the Latino civil rights pioneer whose heroic drag has been overlooked as a cornerstone of the LGBTQ rights movement.   

Free admission with donations accepted.

Earlier Event: June 28
Celebration Theatre “Cabaret”
Later Event: June 29
Celebration Theatre “Cabaret”