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José Julio Sarria, 
Absolute Empress I,
The Widow Norton,
Empress José I,
The Nightingale of Montgomery Street

Nelly Queen is an inspiring film that highlights the life of José Julio Sarria, a pioneering LGBTQ activist known for his drag performances and activism in the 1950s. This documentary follows Sarria's life from his humble beginnings in San Francisco to his rise as an influential leader in the LGBTQ community.

The film is filled with interviews, archival footage, and photographs from Sarria's life, and celebrates his legacy as Absolute Empress I, The Widow Norton, Empress José I, and The Nightingale of Montgomery Street. Learn more about José Sarria's incredible life by watching Nelly Queen now.


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