Adult Industry

Intimacy Productions Inks Deal with Ikigai Marketing

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - East coast boutique production company Intimacy Productions signed with Ikigai Marketing recently, naming Kristel Penn as their official publicist. 

“I look forward to working closely with Ikigai Marketing as we move forward to the next phase of the evolution of Intimacy Productions,” said Intimacy Productions’ CEO, Mark Irwin. “I have always done my marketing and promotions myself but there isn't enough time in the day for me to do it properly. Working with Kristel will allow Intimacy Productions to enhance its marketing presence without impacting the production side of the business.”

“As their company name suggests, Mark’s creative vision is focused on showcasing authentic intimacy in his scenes,” added Kristel Penn. “I very much appreciate the diversity of performers he features and am excited to work together. I think his work highlights a more three-dimensional depiction of how sex can be and why natural chemistry is so titillating to see on-camera.”  

Intimacy Productions was created in 2013 and has produced over 250 mainstream adult scenes, including popular performers like Violet Monroe, Jillian Janson, Kenzie Reeves, Lexi Luna, and many others. The company specializes in both mainstream and fetish girl-girl scenes, but also shoot solo and boy-girl content. Their scenes can be purchased directly from ManyVids, AEBN, Clips4Sale, and Adult Empire

Visit their official website at IntimacyProductions.com. Follow them on Twitter at @IntimacyProduct.




Lena Kelly Appears on Grooby’s TGirls.xxx

LOS ANGELES, CA - Award-winning performer Lena Kelly lights up the screen in her latest hardcore scene directed by Radius Dark for Grooby’s TGirls.xxx

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“This scene is definitely my best Grooby scene yet,” said Kelly. “Epic is so hot and I love his big cock! I think you can tell.”

In her newest scene, superstar Lena Kelly is joined by King Epicleus in an epic, toe-curling hardcore scene together. To view this scene and more, visit TGirls.xxx

Trans star Lena Kelly entered the industry in September 2016, making her media debut on Grooby’s GroobyGirls.com. Since then she has shot for numerous studios, including Evil Angel, Dogfart, Devil’s Film, Trans Angels, Kink, Grooby, Gamma, and many more. In 2018, she was nominated at the TEAs for ‘Best Hardcore Performer’, ‘Best Internet Personality’, and ‘Best Scene’. In 2019, she received multiple nominations from numerous major adult awards and took home the coveted TEA ‘Gender X Model of the Year’ Award and ‘Best Self-Producer’ Award. 


She is a multi-talented performer and producer who has garnered attention industry-wide for her entertaining storylines and unique brand of scenes. See more of her original content at her official website, LenaKelly.xxx. Fans can follow her on Twitter at @LENAKELLYXXX.

Aubrey Kate Nominated for NightMoves Award

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Blonde bombshell performer Aubrey Kate scooped up a nomination for NightMoves’ ‘Best Transsexual Performer’ Award. Winners will be announced on October 13, 2019, at the 27th Annual NightMoves Awards in Tampa, FL.

“It’s an honor to be nominated for a NightMoves Award,” said Kate. “It’s an honor to be nominated alongside my sisters. I’ve worked really hard this past year and regardless of who wins, I’m honored to be included with so many people I admire and respect in our industry.” 

Fans are encouraged to vote for Kate on NightMoves’ National Ballot here: https://nightmovesonline.com/vote-now/

Aubrey Kate is one of the most well-known TS performers in the industry. In 2017, she was the first TS performer to sweep at all three major adult award shows, picking up the AVN Trans Performer of the Year, XBIZ Trans Performer of the Year, and the TEA Best Hardcore Performer. Additionally, she won the AVN Fan Choice Trans Performer of the Year and AVN Trans Cam Performer of the Year. 

In 2018, she continued her streak by scooping up three AVNs, including the coveted AVN Trans Performer of the Year award for the second year in a row. She was also Evil Angel’s first trans contract star. 

In 2019, she racked up multiple nominations at XBIZ, AVN, and the TEAs, and picked up the TEA Award for Best Scene (Girl/Boy) for her gangbang in Evil Angel’s “Aubrey Kate: TS Superstar.”

Press inquiries can be directed to kristelpenn@ikigaimarketing.com.

Visit OfficialAubreyKate.com to keep up to date on Aubrey’s latest shoots, exclusive behind the scenes content, and more. Fans can also follow on Twitter @AubreyKatexxx or OnlyFans.com/AubreyKate.

Kristel Penn Featured on Streamate Official Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Grooby’s longtime Marketing and Editorial Director, Kristel Penn, talks shop in the latest episode of Streamate’s official podcast, titled ‘Trans Erotica with Kristel Penn’. The episode is available to listen on Soundcloud

“I was really honored to be asked to be included in this discussion,” said Penn. “Everyone was very welcoming and brought to the table a unique view on each issue we touched upon. I know I personally learned a lot from everyone and it was honestly just fun to chat with other industry folks about our experiences in and outside of work.”

In the podcast, Penn discusses gender identity, how the trans adult industry has evolved during her time in the industry and some of the issues it faces, and the topics like privilege and intersectionality. She also shares her lighthearted story about coming out and some other adventures working at Grooby.

Listen to the episode here: https://soundcloud.com/streamate/episode-19-trans-erotica-with-kristel-penn?in=streamate/sets/sm-podcast

ABOUT GROOBY
Founded in 1996, Grooby is the leading producer of trans erotica. In addition to operating over 30 membership sites, the company produces nearly 50 DVDs a year and hosts the annual TEAs (Transgender Erotica Awards) held in Hollywood, CA. More information about the three-day event can be found at theTEAShow.com.

In 2017, the company took over the editorial content for Transformation, the world’s most popular transgender lifestyle magazine. For more information, visit Grooby.com or follow them on Twitter at @GroobyDotcom.



Aubrey Kate Snags Urban X Award Nomination, Wins at XRCO

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Adult industry’s blonde bombshell and multi-award winning performer, Aubrey Kate, scooped up a nomination for the Urban X Awards ‘Trans Performer of the Year’ category. The announcement follows her recent win at the XRCO Awards for ‘Trans Performer of the Year.’ 

“It’s an honor to be nominated among so many of the industry’s best trans performers,” said Aubrey Kate. “I’m excited to see who will win at this year’s show and hope I take home the honor, but know the competition in this category is tight!” 

Fans are encouraged to vote daily at this link: https://urbanxawards.com/2019-voting/

She added, “I also want to thank XRCO for naming me the first winner of their trans category. I’ve always vowed to work as hard as I can in our industry, so to be honored by our industry’s top adult critics is an honor I do not take lightly.” 

To note, this is the first year XRCO included a ‘Trans Performer of the Year’ category. 

Aubrey Kate is one of the most well-known TS performers in the industry. In 2017, she was the first TS performer to sweep at all three major adult award shows, picking up the AVN Trans Performer of the Year, XBIZ Trans Performer of the Year, and the TEA Best Hardcore Performer. Additionally, she won the AVN Fan Choice Trans Performer of the Year and AVN Trans Cam Performer of the Year. 

In 2018, she continued her streak by scooping up three AVNs, including the coveted AVN Trans Performer of the Year award for the second year in a row. She was also Evil Angel’s first trans contract star. 

In 2019, she racked up multiple nominations at XBIZ, AVN, and the TEAs, and picked up the TEA Award for Best Scene (Girl/Boy) for her gangbang in Evil Angel’s “Aubrey Kate: TS Superstar.”

Press inquiries can be directed to kristelpenn@ikigaimarketing.com.

Visit OfficialAubreyKate.com to keep up to date on Aubrey’s latest shoots, exclusive behind the scenes content, and more. Fans can also follow on Twitter @AubreyKatexxx or OnlyFans.com/AubreyKate.

Aubrey Kate Shines in New Scenes

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Multi-award winning performer Aubrey Kate appears in new scenes with Trans Angels, Evil Angel, and Smash Pictures, with more to follow. 

“I’ve been working non-stop for months now with many of my favorites,” says Kate. “I hope my fans will go out and support these companies and watch my scenes directly on their sites. I’d love to know what they think! I have much more coming in the months and am excited to share it with my fans.” 

Aubrey Kate is one of the most well-known TS performers in the industry. In 2017, she was the first TS performer to sweep at all three major adult award shows, picking up the AVN Trans Performer of the Year, XBIZ Trans Performer of the Year, and the TEA Best Hardcore Performer. Additionally, she won the AVN Fan Choice Trans Performer of the Year and AVN Trans Cam Performer of the Year. 

In 2018, she continued her streak by scooping up three AVNs, including the coveted AVN Trans Performer of the Year award for the second year in a row. She was also Evil Angel’s first trans contract star. 

In 2019, she racked up multiple nominations at XBIZ, AVN, and the TEAs, and picked up the TEA Award for Best Scene (Girl/Boy) for her gangbang in Evil Angel’s “Aubrey Kate: TS Superstar.”

Press inquiries can be directed to kristelpenn@ikigaimarketing.com.

Visit OfficialAubreyKate.com to keep up to date on Aubrey’s latest shoots, exclusive behind the scenes content, and more. Fans can also follow on Twitter @AubreyKatexxx or OnlyFans.com/AubreyKate.


Wendy Williams Nominated for Urban X Award

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Multi-award winning performer and industry icon Wendy Williams received a nomination for the Urban X Awards’ “Trans Performer of the Year” category. The winner will be announced at their awards show in Hollywood on August 18, 2019. 

“After almost two decades in the adult industry, to still be considered for awards is truly amazing,” says Wendy Williams. “The Urban X Awards celebrate diversity across the Industry and I look forward to attending and being part of this event.”

Williams is a previous winner of the Urban X Awards and a longtime supporter of the event. 

Wendy Williams is one of the most awarded TS pornstars in the industry, an AVN Hall of Famer and TEA Lifetime Achievement Award winner with a career that spans nearly twenty years. In addition to her official website, WendyWilliamsXXX.com, she has worked for nearly every major trans adult company in the industry. 

Recently Williams was also interviewed for MyFavoritePornstar.com. The piece can be read in its entirety at this link: https://myfavoritepornstar.com/wendy-williams/

During her illustrious career, Williams has been collected a multitude of nominations and wins, including the 2009 AVN Transsexual Performer of the Year and TEA Best Solo Site award, 2010 XBIZ Transsexual Performer of the Year, 2011 XBIZ TS Website of the Year and Urban X Best TS Interracial Website award, 2012 Urban X Transsexual Interracial Performer of the Year, 2014 Feminist Porn Honored Website award, 2016 Biggie Awards Social Media Personality of the Year, and the 2017 BBW Awards Trans Star of the Year. 

Williams is also the owner of her own cosmetics line, PaintedByWendy.com. She is the owner of famed LGBT bar, Roadhouse Bar, in Cookeville, TN, and currently runs the longest-running trans party in Lexington, KY. Visit LexingtonTGirlParties.com to learn more about her popular bi-weekly event. 

Follow Wendy on Twitter at @TSWendyWilliams or on Instagram @TSWendyWilliams.

Casey Kisses Nominated for YNOT Cam Award

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Multi-award winning performer and cam star Casey Kisses scooped up a nomination for YNOT Cam Award’s coveted ‘Cam Star of the Year (Trans)’ category. 

“I was really excited to hear I was nominated in the ynot cam awards this year,” says Kisses. “I’ve been working harder than ever doing almost four shows, between both Chaturbate and Streammate. Since this time last year, I’ve beat my own personal record of consecutive live users in a solo show, by almost twice the amount. I had 15k users in under an hour. This year has been so great for me on cam, I really am grateful to add this nomination to my list of achievements this year.”

Fans can vote daily for Casey Kisses at this link: https://awards.ynotcam.com/vote/

Casey Kisses debuted in the adult industry in 2016 with Grooby Productions and since then has appeared in numerous scenes and DVDs for every major trans adult studio. In addition to her work as a performer, Kisses cultivated a loyal following on cam platforms, Chaturbate and Streamate

In 2017, Kisses co-won the TEA ‘Stroker of the Year’ Award with Korra Del Rio. Recently she was awarded the 2018 Top Trans Cam Model at the Adult Webcam Awards and scooped up the 2018 TEA Cam Performer of the Year Award alongside Korra Del Rio. Most recently, Kisses was nominated at the 2019 AVN and XBIZ Awards. She also won the coveted ‘Best Solo Performer’ Award at the 2019 TEAs.

Visit Casey Kisses’ official website at CaseyKisses.xxx. You can also follow her on social media on Twitter and Instagram @CaseyKissesxoxo. 


Press inquiries can be directed to kristelpenn@ikgiaimarketing.com.

Wendy Williams Nominated for YNOT Cam Award

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Multi-award winning performer and industry icon Wendy Williams is nominated for YNOT Cam Awards’ coveted ‘Cam Star of the Year (Trans).’ The winner will be announced on August 7 at the YNOT Cam Awards to be held in Hollywood, CA.

“I want to thank YNOT for the nomination,” says Williams. “Camming is a great way to make extra income and it gives you the ability to interact with fans. I have been a featured Pornstar at ImLive for a few years and love the platform and community.”

Fans can vote for Williams at this link: https://awards.ynotcam.com/vote/

Wendy Williams is one of the most awarded TS pornstars in the industry, an AVN Hall of Famer and TEA Lifetime Achievement Award winner with a career that spans nearly twenty years. In addition to her official website, WendyWilliamsXXX.com, she has worked for nearly every major trans adult company in the industry.

During her illustrious career, Williams has been collected a multitude of nominations and wins, including the 2009 AVN Transsexual Performer of the Year and TEA Best Solo Site award, 2010 XBIZ Transsexual Performer of the Year, 2011 XBIZ TS Website of the Year and Urban X Best TS Interracial Website award, 2012 Urban X Transsexual Interracial Performer of the Year, 2014 Feminist Porn Honored Website award, 2016 Biggie Awards Social Media Personality of the Year, and the 2017 BBW Awards Trans Star of the Year.

Williams is also the owner of her own cosmetics line, PaintedByWendy.com. She is the owner of famed LGBT bar, Roadhouse Bar, in Cookeville, TN, and currently runs the longest-running trans party in Lexington, KY. Visit LexingtonTGirlParties.com to learn more about her popular bi-weekly event.

Follow Wendy on Twitter at @TSWendyWilliams or on Instagram @TSWendyWilliams.

Award-Winning Star Lena Kelly to Appear on iWantRadio on June 3rd

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Multi-award winning performer and self-producer Lena Kelly will appear on iWantRadio with Dr. Lovejoy and Bratty Nikki on Monday, June 3rd. The show will be recorded live from 2-3pm PST on Sirius XM Channel 415.

“I really can't wait for my interview! I'm excited to talk sex and take some phone calls,” says adult star Lena Kelly.

Affectionately known as “the Kinkiest Sex Talk Show in the country,” fans can call in live at 855-988-4843 from 2-3pm PST (5-6pm EST) during Kelly’s appearance on June 3, 2019. The show airs on @VividRadioSXM @SiriusXM Channel 415.

Trans star Lena Kelly entered the industry in September 2016, making her media debut on Grooby’s GroobyGirls.com. Since then she has shot for numerous studios, including Evil Angel, Dogfart, Devil’s Film, Trans Angels, Kink, Grooby, Gamma, and many more. In 2018, she was nominated at the TEAs for ‘Best Hardcore Performer’, ‘Best Internet Personality’, and ‘Best Scene’. In 2019, she received multiple nominations from numerous major adult awards and took home the coveted TEA ‘Gender X Model of the Year’ Award and ‘Best Self-Producer’ Award.

She is a multi-talented performer and producer who has garnered attention industry-wide for her entertaining storylines and unique brand of scenes. See more of her original content at her official website, LenaKelly.xxx. Fans can follow her on Twitter at @LENAKELLYXXX.