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jessica drake Named Sexpert of the Year at the 2017 XBIZ Awards
Wicked Girl Recognized for Taking her Positive Sexual Health & Wellness Message Worldwide!
Presented at the Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on January 12, the award honored the adult superstar for her ongoing work spreading the message of sexual health and wellness through her personal appearances, her own writings, media articles and interviews.
“I am so honored to receive this award from XBIZ. I began exploring my passion for Sex Ed almost five years ago, creating my Guide to Wicked Sex and doing seminars, and quickly realized the need for shame free, non-judgmental, consent-aware sex education was greater than I first realized,” drake said. “In the years since, with the support of many incredible individuals, I have grown as an educator and realized the importance of diversity and inclusion as well.”
She added: “I owe many thanks to the community that has gotten to know me as an adult star, and embraced me as I’ve entered new territory. I could not be here without your support and guidance. I give special thanks to Steve, Daniel, Brad and everyone at Wicked Pictures, my team at FAM, and I appreciate the recognition from everyone at XBIZ.”
Known for her frequent contributions to a variety of mainstream publications, the Wicked Girl has been an ardent advocate for sex education through her award-winning instructional series “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex,” which she hosts, writes, directs and produces.
The award follows the Rise Image Award which she received on November 16 for her work in sex education advocacy and for her crossover work representing the adult industry.
“jessica continues to grow as a Sex educator and humanitarian. I’m proud to see her receive these well-deserved awards,” said Wicked Pictures owner Steve Orenstein.
“jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” has earned drake much acclaim for its message of sexual wellness and for its many awards and honors since its arrival in 2011. The series’ volume on Fellatio earned AVN’s 2012 Best Educational Release trophy, “Anal” was named XBIZ’s 2012 Specialty Release of the Year, “Anal Sex for Men” received AVN’s 2014 Best Educational Release award, and “Plus Size” earned XBIZ’s 2015 Specialty Release of the Year.
jessica drake has been travelling the world, making speaking appearances and media contributions with her message of sexual wellness and the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship through a mutually satisfying love life. She is a regular columnist for Style Caster, and recently appeared on BuzzFeed’s original series “Modern Sex”. Additional contributions from jessica this year appear in outlets such as Uproxx, AskMen, CNBC, Vice, Buzz Feed, Bustle, Maxim, Refinery 29, Prime Mind, GQ, Your Tango, and many others.
For more information about “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” titles, appearances, and sex education seminar series, visit http://www.guidetowickedsex.com.
About jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex:
Three-time AVN Best Actress winner and sexual wellness authority jessica drake brings erotic topics to life through intimate demonstrations performed by some of today’s hottest adult stars in her “Guide to Wicked Sex” series. The stimulating sequences are sensual, provocative and enlivened by an informative optional audio commentary. In each volume of “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex,” writer, producer, director, and host jessica drake addresses a different aspect of human sexuality, ranging from Fellatio and Anal to Basic Positions and Female Masturbation. jessica explores each topic with the same distinct blend of knowledge, experience, and good humor, which led Dee Dennis, the founder of sexuality conference CatalystCon, to praise her as “an amazing sex educator and speaker, who represents a new direction and is breaking new ground” in the sexual self-help genre. The series’ volume on Fellatio earned AVN’s 2012 Best Educational Release trophy, “Anal” was named XBIZ’s 2012 Specialty Release of the Year, “Anal Sex for Men” received AVN’s 2014 Best Educational Release award, and “Plus Size” earned XBIZ’s 2015 Specialty Release of the Year. For more information, visit www.GuideToWickedSex.com, www.Facebook.com/GuideToWickedSex, or www.Twitter.com/Guide2WickedSex.
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 http://xbizawards.xbiz.com.
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