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Jose Sarria

The Dark Ages of Queerdom

Katie Gilmartin | Posted 02.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Katie Gilmartin

For my graduate research I interviewed "Bernie" and other lesbians about their lives in the 1940s, '50s, and '60s. Their stories have haunted me since. These stories, and the experiences of gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people told to me by friends and friends of friends, are woven throughout my first novel, Blackmail, My Love.

Famed Drag Queen Leaves Behind Best Funeral Instructions Ever

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.07.2013 | Gay Voices

The event of the season may just be a funeral. Jose Sarria, known by many as the Rosa Parks of the gay rights movement and Empress Jose I, died la...

The Man Who Paved The Way For Harvey Milk Passes Away

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The first openly gay man to run for political office, Jose Julio Sarria, passed away today, August 19, at the age of 90. Sarria, who was more wide...

The Imperial Court Of New York Gets Glamorous At Its Night Of A Thousand Gowns Fundraiser

Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices

On March 31 New York City with be a little more glamorous -- and certainly more "royal" -- than usual when the Imperial Court of New York hosts its an...

John Fisher's SexRev -- Transforming Biography Into Farce

George Heymont | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
George Heymont