Pepper LaBeija (5 November 1948 – May 14 2003) was an American transvestite performer and designer featured in the 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning. LaBeija was the head of the notable ball culture House of LaBeija.
- ↑ Cunningham, Michael (May 1998). The Slap of Love. Open City, volume 6
- ↑ Douglas, Martin (May 26, 2003). Pepper LaBeija, Queen of Harlem Drag Balls, Is Dead at 53. New York Times