Welcome To The International Court System

Our Founder

Titular Head of the
International Imperial Court System

José Julio Sarria

Absolute Empress I

50 Years of Noble Deeds

In 1965, José Sarria proclaimed herself the Empress of San Francisco, and laid the foundation for the formation of the Imperial Court de San Francisco. Today, the International Court System (ICS) has over 65 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico, making us the second largest GLBT organization in the world. On October 23rd, 2015 The International Imperial Court System celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a gala state dinner, The Golden Jubilee in Portland, Oregon, headed by the Titular Head of the International Imperial Court System, Queen Mother I of the Americas, Nicole Murray Ramirez.

Nicole Murray Ramirez

Queen Mother I of the Americas
San Diego City Commissioner

News And Announcements

Mayor Linda Gorton of Lexington, KY joins the National Letter Writing Campaign for the LGBTQ+ Heroes Stamps

MAYOR LINDA GORTON June 11, 2021 Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee C/O Stamp Development U.S. Postal Service 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Room 3300 Washington, DC 20260-3501 To Whom It May Concern, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR I write you today to fully support the creation of stamps to honor founder of the International Court System Jose Julio …


The titular head of the International Imperial Court System, Her most Imperial and Sovereign Majesty, The Queen Mother I of the Americas Empress Nicole the Great, after much consultation and advice, Her Majesty presents the 12 nobles in the official line of succession. 1. Emperor Robert Surreall -Spokane Empress Nicole Diamond -Kentucky 2. Emperor John …



2019 Campaigns

José Julio Sarria Hall Of Fame Nomination

Nelly Queen 2015

José Julio Sarria International Scholarship

Bayard Rustin National Stamp Campaign

GLBT History Mural Project

Harvey Milk

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