Peppermint, a trailblazing actress, singer, reality star, activist, and longtime key figure in queer nightlife, will join PowerToFly in an intimate conversation moderated by Joey Nolfi, writer and multimedia host at Entertainment Weekly, to discuss her personal life, her successful career,...
Peppermint, a trailblazing actress, singer, reality star, activist, and longtime key figure in queer nightlife, will join PowerToFly in an intimate conversation moderated by Joey Nolfi, writer and multimedia host at Entertainment Weekly, to discuss her personal life, her successful career, and ways we can all help combat the ongoing violence against trans women of color.
Meet The Speakers
Actress, Singer, Reality Star & Activist
A longtime key figure in queer nightlife, Peppermint regularly performs to sold-out crowds around the world. She has released four albums; Hardcore Glamour, Servin' It Up, Sugar & Spiked and Black Pepper available on all streaming platforms - "top"T.
Recent projects include hosting (San Francisco) and presenting (Los Angeles) at the 2020 GLAAD Media Awards, Black Queer Town Hall with co-creator Bob The Drag Queen, an appearance on Ryan Murphy's Emmy award winning series "Pose", a recurring role on the CBS series "God Friended Me" and a guest role on the Fox scripted drama "Deputy."
As an activist, Peppermint has raised six-figure sums for prominent LGBT rights groups, partnered with MAC Cosmetics' "M.A.C. AIDS Fund" and is involved in the HIV Vaccine trials network. She has partnered with RuPaul Drag Race Winner Sasha Velour for a college speaking tour (virtually for now) that will focus on the challenges faced by transgender and non-binary people in today's political climate among various other topics. Peppermint takes every available opportunity to speak at universities and to various communities on the issues.
Peppermint has been nominated for a 2021 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and, in 2018, was honored at Conde Nast's first annual "Queeroes" awards, earned her place on Variety's prestigious "New Power of New York" list, and was named one of Out magazine's "OUT100" portfolio of the most influential LGBTQ people of the year.
Writer and Multimedia Host at Entertainment Weekly
Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi) is a writer and multimedia host at Entertainment Weekly. Based in both New York City and Pittsburgh, he leads the publication’s WOWIE Award-winning, Webby Award-nominated RuPaul’s Drag Race coverage, including hosting EW’s BINGE podcast, launching the Queening Out Instagram Live interview series, and more.