jessica drake Honored with 2019 XBIZ Awards Sexpert of the Year and Crossover Star Nominations
The Wicked Pictures Contract Star Continues Meteoric Rise in the Fields of Advocacy and Education
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LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2018) – Adult superstar, sex educator and exclusive Wicked Pictures contract performer jessica drake has been nominated for Sexpert of the Year and Crossover Star of the Year at the 2019 XBIZ Awards.
The XBIZ Awards, hosted by adult superstar Stormy Daniels, will be presented on Thursday, January 17 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, 404 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, California 90071. The awards honor excellence and outstanding achievement in the adult industry.
“I am honored to receive these nominations and share them with my team,” drake said. “I would like to thank everyone at Wicked and Wicked Sensual Care for their support, XBIZ for the recognition, and all the folks who see the value of sex ed and the importance of sexual health advocacy and activism in the US and around the globe. I’m so grateful to have an amazing platform from which to share information.”
Known for her best-selling adult movies and popular live appearances at men’s clubs, drake is a frequent contributor to a variety of media outlets as well as a highly sought-after sexual wellness educator who lectures at universities and leads seminars and workshops around the world. She is the writer, producer, and director of the video series “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex,” which has received critical acclaim from industry stalwarts AVN, XBIZ, Fleshbot.com and others, as well as from mainstream outlets like The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29 and many more.
For more information about “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” videos, appearances, and sex education seminars, visit GuideToWickedSex.com.
About the XBIZ Awards:
A star-studded red carpet affair that hosts a who’s who from the business of sex, the XBIZ Awards is the adult industry’s biggest night and most prestigious symbol of success. The annual gala recognizes outstanding excellence across every facet of the multibillion-dollar business, including movie production, pleasure products, technology, and retail. Since its inception, top personalities from the world of erotica have played host to the event, including Jenna Jameson, Tera Patrick, Jesse Jane, Jessica Drake, Kayden Kross and James Deen. Attracting international media coverage, the XBIZ Awards show has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, CNBC, TIME, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, Huffington Post and The Daily Beast, among others. For more information, visit XbizAwards.Xbiz.com.
About jessica drake:
An exclusive Wicked Pictures performer, writer, and director, as well as a global humanitarian and emerging sexual wellness authority, jessica drake’s brilliant career is illuminated by her prodigious talent and adult industry clout. A recipient of three coveted AVN Best Actress awards and AVN’s Mainstream Star of the Year honor, jessica has solidified her status as one of the industry’s most illustrious stars. However, it is her time invested in healing, working alongside, and educating the public of which she is most proud. In her self-directed, written, and produced “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” series of instructional videos, jessica brings erotic topics to life through intimate demonstrations performed by some of today's top adult stars. Each edition addresses a different aspect of human sexuality, which is presented in the spirit of inclusion and explored with a distinct blend of knowledge, experience, and good humor. The series has earned recognition from AVN, XBIZ, and The Feminist Porn Awards, and is available on DVD, VOD and multiple streaming platforms.
A charismatic public speaker, the same demand for her modern sex education DVDs also takes jessica around the world - presenting seminars and workshops at expos, retail outlets, and colleges like USC, UCLA, and Chapman University – where she speaks to curious adults desiring to learn more about sex, romance, and communication. jessica also continues to be a paramount voice for sex workers across the world - she’s spoken at the Let Us Survive March, a rally for sex worker rights, and is a continuing sponsor of one of the first summits for sex workers, CatalystCon.
While jessica is certainly a performer at heart, her passion for sex education, advocacy, and inclusion are just as potent. “My passion comes from personal experience,” she states candidly, “from the idea we are all connected.”
For more information on jessica drake, visit twitter.com/thejessicadrake.
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