She was recently interviewed on-camera for the REELZ Network crime television show "Murder in the City of Angels" for her coverage of the Kristine Johnson murder case.


Nicole is the creator of the #StillBisexual campaign, which promotes bisexual acceptance and understanding. Her book, The Bisexual's Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways won a Lambda Literary Award in 2006.


Her first short film Do You Have a Cat? funded by a grant from the California Institute of Contemporary Arts and produced from a comedic script she wrote, won Best Female Short at FilmOut San Diego and has been accepted to more than 50 film festivals across the country and internationally.


A talented musician and songwriter who has played classical piano since age eight and the acoustic guitar since age 14, Nicole has written dozens of songs, seven of which appeared on her first album Radiate in 2002. She has been recording her very belated sophomore album since 2006, which is quickly turning into an endeavor of "Chinese Democracy" proportions.




Nicole Kristal has worked in television since 2008 as a writers' assistant and script coordinator for shows such as Legit and The Eleventh Hour.


A trained journalist since 1999, Nicole's writing has appeared in Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Back Stage, The Hollywood Reporter, The Daily Mail UK,, SheWired, AfterEllen and others (see Articles).


Nicole's most well known article, "Tutoring Rich Kids Cost Me My Dreams," covered her three-year experience as an illicit academic paper writer for wealthy high school and college students in Los Angeles. She appeared on the CBS Evening News discussing the experience.