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Nicole Murray-Ramirez meets Idaho LGBT leaders

Nicole Murray-Ramirez with John McCrostie.

Activist and Mayor of Hillcrest Nicole Murray-Ramirez was in Idaho over the weekend.

The trip was a five-day tour in which he met with state LGBT leaders.

Murray-Ramirez also spoke at a fundraiser that honored Boise Pridefest.

San Diego keeps Harvey Milk's legacy alive

Harvey Milk (1930–1978)

Today marks the 87th birthday of LGBT activist and politician Harvey Milk.

The northern California gay rights icon dedicated his life to the community and made great strides in advancing the movement in the United States until he was assassinated in 1978. He was the first-ever out gay politician.

Rare drag performance of Mayor of Hillcrest and Queen Mother on video

Empress Nicole the Great, Queen Mother I of the Americas.

This past weekend the Imperial Court de San Diego celebrated its 45th coronation ceremony, crowning a new emperor and empress, but there was also a special and rare treat at the celebration that drew a standing ovation.

The Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley was packed with royal philanthropists who surrounded themselves with people of high social rank on Saturday. 

Nicole Murray-Ramirez given 'Lifetime Achievement Award' by human rights group

Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Boarder Angels in San Diego

San Diego LGBT activist Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Border Angels in San Diego on November 5, 2016.

The event was held at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation to a sold-out crowd.

Murray-Ramirez was honored alongside stage producer and director William A. Virchis.

Kurt Cunningham Counseling Services Fund established at The Center

In accordance with his wishes and in memory of Kurt Cunningham and his passion for ensuring that all community members, regardless of ability to pay, have access to counseling services, the Kurt Cunningham Counseling Services Fund has been established.

Online voting now open for the 40th annual Nicky Awards

The Nicky Awards were established in 1974 by longtime gay activist and current City Commissioner Nicole Ramirez to raise funds for community causes. The first Nicky Awards were a benefit for the Gay Center and the Metropolitan Community Church.

Mr., Ms., Miss Gay Pride San Diego 2015 titleholders crowned

Sixteen community members competed in the 3 categories, answering the question: "What does Pride mean to you?" Contestants also wore attire that represented their "pride" and were asked to explain their outfit to the judges.