The Annual L.A. Pride Fundraising pageant celebrates the legacy of Titular Head of the International Imperial Court System, Queen Mother 1 of the Americas, Nicole Murray Ramirez. 

Empress Nicole the Great, The Queen Mother of the America within the Imperial Court System, has been an LGBT Activist for over 45 years and is currently a San Diego appointed city human rights commissioner. 

City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez has been elected the chair of the San Diego Human Relations Commission (HRC) for an unprecedented four terms. Murray-Ramirez has served the last five mayors of San Diego, and was elected as the chair of the first mayors' GLBT Advisory Board and the first GLBT Advisory Board to the chief go police. 

Murray-Ramirez has been a Latino and gay activist for 45 years serving in roles as past national board member of the Human Rights Campaign, past National Chair of LLEGO, the National Chair of Stonewall 25, and the only gay activist in the country who has been elected to all four national boards of the Marches on Washington, DC. He was also elected chair of the Millennium March. He is the past State Chair of Equality California and is currently serving a four-year term on the national board of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. He was also appointed by the county Board of Supervisors to the Regional Task Force on AIDS in the 1980s and has served as a county deputy marriage commissioner.

Within the Imperial Court System, Murray-Ramirez long held a leadership position as President of the Imperial Court Council and 1st Heir Apparent to José Sarria, the Widow Norton. At a Coronation Ball in Seattle, Washington on February 17, 2007, Sarria formally handed leadership of the organization over to Murray-Ramirez. The latter assumed the title “Queen Mother of the Americas”.

To Learn More About Nicole Murray-Ramirez visit the Imperial Court System Website