2011 Events & Winners
2011 Good For Her
Feminist Porn Awards
April 13-15 2011
2011 Good For Her Feminist Porn Award Winners
Good For Her is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards. (Please stay tuned for more info and pictures in the coming days!
Best Bi Movie
Smutty Schoolteacher Award for Sex Education
Oral Sex For Couples Volumes 1-3
Jaiya and Lawrence Lanoff
Hottest Kink Movie
Tristan Taormino’s Rough Sex 2
Most Deliciously Diverse Cast
Tight Places: A Drop of Color
Most Tantalizing Trans Film
Billy Castro Does The Mission
Hottest Lesbian Vignette
Taxi Volume 1
Jincey Lumpkin & Maria Angel
Sexiest Straight Movie
An Open Invitation: A Real Swingers Party in San Francisco
Hottest Lesbian Feature Film
Justine Joli: Lost
Steamiest Romantic Movie
A Little Part of Me
Golden Beaver Award for Canadian Content
Maybe He’s Gifted
N. Maxwell Lander and Beau Charlie
Heartthrob of the Year
Movie of the Year
Life Love Lust
Coutrney Trouble and Tina Horn
Shine Louise Houston
Sophia St. James
Art School Dykes
My Own Master
Check out all of the 2011 Feminist Porn Award nominees HERE
Wednesday, April 13: Launch Party at The Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West
A screening of work from emerging filmmakers including Maybe He’s Gifted by N. Maxwell Lander and Beau Charlie; Said and Done by Link Ross and Picnic in the Rain by Sam Martin. Plus, performance from porn star Sophia St. James and DJ Sasha Van Bon Bon.
Thursday, April 14: Public.Provocative.Porn: The Year’s Best in
Bloor Cinema (506 Bloor Street West)
For the fourth year running, Good For Her once again presents an amazing screening with clips from featured directors as well as a Q&A session moderated by Lorraine Hewitt a.k.a CoCo La Creme. Our screening for 2011 will feature directors including Carlos Batts, Cheryl Dunye, Jaiya and Drew Deveaux. With a special introduction by Tristan Taormino.
Friday, April 15: The Sixth Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards
Berkeley Heritage Events Venue (315 Queen Street East)
8:00 (VIP Party) 9:00 general doors
Looking for an awards show that is interesting, uplifting, empowering and sexy? Then The Sixth Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards are sure to rock your world! Join us as we welcome porn stars and directors and webmasters and sex bloggers from across the land and celebrate ethical, feminist smut.
With performances from Boylesque T.O. and CoCo La Creme.
Presenters include J.D. Bauchery, Lux Alptraum, Tristan Taormino, Miss Fluffy Souffle, Eden Baylee and more!
Guests for Public.Provocative.Porn: The Year’s Best in Feminist Film
Jaiya is a world-renowned sexologist, author of Red Hot Touch, and the founder of New World Sex Education; a company dedicated to using “real” sex education to help men and women get the sex lives they desire. Jaiya understands that throughout life sexuality changes and she strives to meet her students wherever they are on their personal path to greater pleasure. She believes that sex isn’t just something you do, but something that is part of being human and being alive. She’s the creator of the award winning DVD series RED HOT TOUCH and the best-selling series ORAL SEX FOR COUPLES. You may have seen Jaiya on the Tyra Banks Show, TLC, CNN or Playboy TV. Jaiya is a unique mix of Dr. Ruth, Lady Gaga and a Yogi; through her dynamic teachings she’s helping women and men reach their full erotic potential. Visit www.newworldsexeducation.com for more information.
Carlos Batts is an award winning Artist, Photographer and Director. Batts’ artwork has appeared on book covers, fashion magazines, music videos, comic books, and movies. Carlos has three internationally distributed hardbound coffee table books that document a wide variety of sub-cultures. Batts has directed independent features, including Dangerous Curves, the 2010 Feminist Porn Awards Winner for Most Deliciously Diverse Cast. Born in Baltimore, Batts now lives and creates in Hollywood. Visit www.carlosbatts.com to learn more.
Cheryl Dunye is a native of Liberia, and holds an MFA from Rutgers University. Her fourth feature film, THE OWLS is presently making the rounds and national and international film festivals this year. Her third feature film, Miramax’s MY BABY’S DADDY, was a box office success. Her second feature, HBO Films STRANGER INSIDE, garnered her an Independent Spirit award nomination for best director. Dunye’s debut film, THE WATERMELON WOMAN, was awarded the Teddy Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Her other works have premiered at film festivals and museums worldwide. Dunye has received numerous awards and honors for her work. She is based in Los Angeles and is an Associate Professor of Diversity Studies and Film at California College of the Arts. Presently Dunye is editing her most recent production, MOMMY IS COMING. www.cheryldunye.com
Dynamic and androgynous, Drew Deveaux has been bending over and shaking up the porn world since her explosive first shoot for Doing It Ourselves: The Trans Women Porn Project. Through self-creation and self-exploration, Drew’s work explores gender and power, shame and transcendence, play and authenticity. Pushing boundaries and playing with edges, Drew is a master of dirty talk with a Master of Science and is equally in her element with her face gagged in a pillow or behind a lecturn. In her short career, Drew has worked in both mainstream & queer porn, from features to gonzo, and is proud to have worked with Directors Courtney Trouble, Nica Noelle, Carlos Batts, Tobi Hill-Meyer, Beau Charlie and Shine Louise Houston.
Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, sex educator, and feminist pornographer. She is the author of seven books including The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women and her newest The Secrets of Great G-Spot Orgasms and Female Ejaculation, which will be out in October. She runs the adult film production company Smart Ass Productions and is a director for Vivid Entertainment, where she created the sex education line Vivid-Ed. She was the first woman to win an AVN Award for Best Gonzo Movie for her film Chemistry in 2007, and she received the Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Feminist Porn Awards in 2010. Her latest films are The Expert Guide to Female Orgasms and Rough Sex 3: Adrianna’s Dangerous Mind. She was a columnist for The Village Voice for nearly ten years and writes a column for Hustler’s Taboo. Tristan and her work have been featured in over 200 publications from The New York Times and O: The Oprah Magazine to Playboy and Marie Claire. She lectures at top colleges and universities and teaches sex and relationship workshops around the world.