Staten Island PrideFest is both proud and excited to announce that this year’s festival stage will be hosted by the world-renowned Carmen Carrera.
Carmen Carrera is a mother, actor, advocate and one of the world’s highest profile transgender women. As a model, she has been photographed by David LaChapelle, Mark Seliger and Steven Meisel to name a few. As an actor she has recently appeared on shows and films like HBO’s Outpost, Jane the Virgin, The Bold and the Beautiful and Ricki & The Flash with Meryl Streep. Off camera, Carmen is a dedicated international human rights and HIV Prevention advocate. She has lectured at Princeton University and at conferences around the world, and works with organizations like SUENOS LGBT to fight discrimination against young transgender women. Carmen Carrera is represented by Wilhelmina Models and managed by Producer Entertainment Group.