Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton

Jazzmun Crayton

Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton is a member of the Transgender Advisory Council and the Health & Policy Coordinator at APAIT/SSG.

Jazzmun Nichcala Crayton’s career spans decades in show business and advocacy for the Transgender community. She has appeared in over fifty television series and movies, with her most recent roles portraying Bobbie Jean Baker, a prominent Transgender Activist and religious leader in the ABC series “When We Rise"; and playing Cindy Whitman, a wrongfully imprisoned woman of Trans experience on Fox's "Proven Innocent."

As an activist, Jazzmun serves as the founder and coordinator of the Midnight Stroll, which brings awareness and sorely needed self-care supplies for street based sex workers in order to empower them to embrace comprehensive community resources such as HIV testing and treatment, housing services, substance abuse counseling,  legal and victim advocacy, and medical services. 

She is currently the Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships at the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team in Los Angeles. As Co-Executive Producer of the play “Lovely Bouquet of Flowers: An Exploration of Non-Traditional Gender Voices” and the accompanying documentary “In Full Bloom. ... transcending gender”, she gives voice to members of the community from all walks of life, and challenges viewers to move past their preconceived stereotypes surrounding the complexities of sexual identities and orientation in order to see the commonalities that we all share as human beings.