American Masters

Jose Sarria: Legendary Drag Queen and Queer Activist

Special | 5m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

A legend of the San Francisco drag scene. Out and Latino, Sarria dedicated his life to fight for queer rights and even ran as the country's first known openly gay candidate for public office. An international drag charity that he helped found continues his legacy with legendary drag galas to this day.

Aired: 07/27/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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