In 1965, World War II Veteran, Jose 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 LGBTQ+ organization in the world
2018 Projects and Initiatives
|2018 HAS BEEN DECLARED THE "YEAR OF THE WOMAN"
Each court has been challenged to double their membership when it comes to women.
|LET'S ERASE HATE IN 2018!
The Matthew Shepard Foundation is this years designated charity
Ten years ago our court chapters all raised $140,000.00 for the Matthew Shepard Foundation
2018 is the 20th anniversary of this foundation
All courts are requested to hold fundraisers for this worthy and beloved organization.
The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots will be celebrated in 2019
We will be installing a permanent National Wall of Honor in the Stonewall Inn in New York City
This year we have begun working on this historic project.
|GLBT VOTE 2018!
We have now established an American civil rights arm of our court system, The GLBT Civil Rights Network, U.S.A.
We will be focusing on registering and getting out the vote in 2018 as it will be one of the most important elections of our time
Visit our Website at www.getoutthevote.org