• Grooby Recommends Using CET in Light of TTS New Medical Questionnaire

Grooby Recommends Using CET in Light of TTS New Medical Questionnaire

  • March 27th, 2019

XBIZ released an article yesterday regarding Talent Testing’s puzzling new medical questionnaire. To note, both Talent Testing (TTS) and Cutting Edge Testing (CET) are considered to be the industry-standard for testing and what we require from our performers.

We highly recommend giving XBIZ’s piece a read [here] before continuing.

To summarize, in addition to a required retinal scan, performers are now required to fill out a Medical History Questionnaire. There are concerns about why the retinal scan is needed. As noted in XBIZ’s piece by multiple performers, we are uncomfortable by the multiple-choice question option that asks which sexual activities the individual participates in.

As XBIZ writes:

This last multiple-choice question, #8, offered the options “Solo,” “Anal,” “Oral,” “Girl-Girl,” […]

  • Kink’s ‘Kinkiest T-Girl Domme’ Award Returns to 2019 TEA Lineup

Kink’s ‘Kinkiest T-Girl Domme’ Award Returns to 2019 TEA Lineup

  • March 11th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Kink.com is proud to sponsor their coveted ‘Kinkiest T-Girl Domme’ Award at the upcoming 2019 TEAs.

“Kink’s ‘Kinkiest T-Girl Domme’ award is a chance for us to really recognize the work of our top models, and the passion they bring to their shoots with us,” said a representative from Kink.com. “We’re proud to support the TEA’s as they celebrate the best in TS porn.”

Previous winners of Kink’s ‘Kinkiest T-Girl Domme’ Award include Foxxy, Honey Foxxx, and Nina Lawless.

ABOUT THE TEAS

The 2019 TEAs are a three-day event held in Hollywood, CA, kicking off with an official pre-party at the Bardot on March 15 and ramping up to the awards ceremony on March 17 at the […]

  • Dr. Sinclair’s Transcendence Award Announced at  2019 TEAs

Dr. Sinclair’s Transcendence Award Announced at 2019 TEAs

  • March 11th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Renowned surgeon Dr. Sinclair is proud to announce his sponsorship of the Transcendence Award at the upcoming 2019 TEAs. Previous recipients of the award include Kelly Klaymour, Stefani Special, and Gia Darling.

“The Transcendence Award was created by Dr. Sinclair and one of my favorites of the evening,” said Steven Grooby. “The spirit of the award is to celebrate a performer in our industry who goes above and beyond, whether it’s by doing work in the community or potentially by being a good l to others and our industry as a whole.”

Dr. Alexander Sinclair is a board certified surgeon who offers a wide array of services, including  breast enhancement, buttock enhancement, facial feminization, hair grafting, […]

  • Bob’s TGirls Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary at 2019 TEAs

Bob’s TGirls Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary at 2019 TEAs

  • March 8th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Bob’s TGirls is proud to sponsor the 2019 Transgender Erotica Awards. This year marks the site’s landmark 20-year anniversary. The 2019 Bob’s TGirl Model of the Year Award 

“I’m proud to sponsor the Bob’s Tgirl Model of the Year Award in conjunction with my 20-year anniversary,” said Bob’s Tgirls owner, Bob Maverick. “It is a milestone I’m honored to celebrate amongst friends.”

“Bob and I started working together in 1998 and he’s been an essential part of growth of trans erotica since then,” said Steven Grooby. “His site and photography has been the hallmark of the Los Angeles TS star scene and practically every model who has been West Coast has worked with him.  He’s supported these awards […]

  • TGirl Nights to Sponsor ‘Best Girl/Girl Scene’ Award at the 2019 TEAs

TGirl Nights to Sponsor ‘Best Girl/Girl Scene’ Award at the 2019 TEAs

  • March 1st, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – SoCal’s premier trans club event, TGirl Nights, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the ‘Best Girl/Girl Scene’ Award at the upcoming 2019 TEAs. This is the first year for this specific category as previously it was named the ‘Best Scene’ Award.

“TGirl Nights embraces our sponsorship of the TEA Awards,” said producer Jamie Jameson. “Through the years we have built many wonderful relationships with the talent, some having been a part of our events. The TEA Awards is always beautiful and we look forward to another fantastic night!”

“TGirl Nights, LA’s largest trans club events, is celebrating its ten year anniversary this year providing a safe, fun environment for our community,” added TEA Executive Producer, […]

  • Nicole Montero to Sponsor 2019 TEAs

Nicole Montero to Sponsor 2019 TEAs

  • February 28th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – TEA Lifetime Achievement Award winner Nicole Montero and her website, NikkiLadyboys.com, are proud to announce her sponsorship of the 2019 Transgender Erotica Awards. Montero is nominated for Best Non-US Performer and Best Clipsite Star.

“I’m very proud to sponsor the TEA show this year again for the 5th time, the greatest show in the USA,” said Nicole Montero.

“Nicole is such a joy to be around and we’re excited she’s able to attend the TEAs all the way from Chile where she’s based,” said Steven Grooby. “We really appreciate her longtime sponsorship and support of the TEAs.”

Montero will be attendance at the TEAs and excited to promote her exclusive website, NikkiLadyboys.com. The site delivers unique […]

  • Shemale.com Returns as ‘Best New Face’ Sponsor at 2019 TEAs

Shemale.com Returns as ‘Best New Face’ Sponsor at 2019 TEAs

  • February 22nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Longtime sponsor Shemale.com is proud to announce its Platinum Plus sponsorship of the 2019 TEAs. The company will be sponsoring the highly competitive ‘Best New Face’ category. Previous winners include Kayleigh Coxx, Chanel Santini, and Natalie Mars. The winner will be announced at the upcoming TEAs on March 17 at the historic Avalon in Hollywood.

“Shemale.com is proud to be a leading hub for Trans performers and users who’re looking for interacting with them live, with no filters,” said a Shemale.com spokesperson. “We’re constantly looking to improve the user experience on site, and to provide our members the best tgirl hosts. The TEA event is our annual chance to meet this unique industry and pay […]

  • Flirt4Free Signs as Platinum Sponsor of 2019 TEAs

Flirt4Free Signs as Platinum Sponsor of 2019 TEAs

  • February 15th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Cam company Flirt4Free announced their returning Platinum sponsorship of the 2019 TEAs.

“We’re so proud to return as a Platinum sponsor of the TEAs,” said Flirt4Free’s Director of Product Jamie Rodriguez. “Our network is constantly working to promote our fabulous trans models, and provide their fans with new and exciting ways to engage with them. We’ve been looking forward to the show after last year’s amazing event, and can’t wait to see who wins.”

“We’re thrilled to have Flirt4Free back as a sponsor,” added TEA Executive Producer, Kristel Penn. “Their platform has been inclusive of trans performers and they work diligently to ensure the success of our performers on cam.”

For over 20 years, Flirt4Free has […]

  • Wicked Sensual Care Sponsors ‘Fan Choice Award’ at 2019 TEAs

Wicked Sensual Care Sponsors ‘Fan Choice Award’ at 2019 TEAs

  • February 13th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Wicked Sensual Care announced their sponsorship of the highly coveted Fan Choice Award at the 2019 TEAs. The recipient of this award will also land a role in an upcoming Wicked Pictures film.

“I’m thrilled that we’re sponsoring the TEAs once again, and it’s an honor to take part in the Fan’s Choice Award,” said jessica drake. “In a time where so much content exists, fans and fan interaction is so incredibly important. This time, fans will get to help Wicked cast a role in an upcoming movie, and the part will be offered to the winner – I can’t wait to be there that night to see the results! Eternal thanks to Grooby, Steven, […]

  • Modelhub Sponsors ‘Best Clipsite Star’ Award at 2019 TEAs

Modelhub Sponsors ‘Best Clipsite Star’ Award at 2019 TEAs

  • February 11th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Modelhub is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2019 TEAs. The company will also be sponsoring the first-ever “Best Clipsite Star” category. The winner will be announced at the TEAs on March 17, 2019, at the Avalon in Hollywood, CA.

“The Modelhub team is very proud and excited to be sponsoring a show dedicated to some of the most creative, hard-working and sexy models in the industry,” said Director of Modelhub, Natalia Maurlan.F

“We’re thrilled for Modelhub’s first sponsorship of the TEAs and our newest category, Best Clipsite Star,” said Steven Grooby. “As we’re seeing more and more self-producers in the trans industry, it’s great to see the addition of this category to the mix.” […]

  • Trans Recording Artist Alissah Brooks to Perform at 2019 TEAs

Trans Recording Artist Alissah Brooks to Perform at 2019 TEAs

  • February 11th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Transgender recording artist Alissah Brooks is slated to perform at the upcoming Transgender Erotica Awards (The TEAs) presented by ManyVids on March 17, 2019, at the Avalon in Hollywood, CA.

“I’m that girl that makes the best go boom,” said Alissah Brooks.

Brooks has three popular singles available for purchase on iTunes: ‘Dope Shit’ featuring J. Tyler, ‘I’m That Girl’, and ‘Bounce It’. She also appeared on MTV’s hit show “Teen Wolf”, VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”, as well as Tyler Perry’s movie “Good Deeds.” In 2015, Brooks was briefly part of musical girl group, The Secret Girls.

“We’re thrilled to have Alissah perform at our upcoming show next month,” said TEA Executive Producer, […]

  • Transational Fantasies Sponsors 2019 TEAs

Transational Fantasies Sponsors 2019 TEAs

  • February 5th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Legacy company Transational Fantasies is proud to announce their returning sponsorship of the TEAs. The company will announce the winner of its Transational Fantasies Girl of the Year Award at the upcoming show held on March 17, 2019, at the Avalon in Hollywood.  

“We are looking forward to attending the TEAS once again this year,” said Transational Fantasies CEO, Sammy Mancini. “We feel at home celebrating within our community all of the hard work and artistry that goes into producing content for lovers of Trans Erotica.”

“Sammy and I are so happy to be a part of a special night for all of the hardworking members of our community who make our world a sexier place […]

  • TEA Safety Policy

TEA Safety Policy

  • February 5th, 2019

It’s always been our main concern that attendees to the TEAs should be in a safe environment to enjoy the party and the show with their friends, peers, and colleagues and, for the most part, over our 11 years of growth we’ve been able to provide that.  We welcome over 400 people to our main show from all over the world to help celebrate transgender erotica and we’ve accomplished that each year, with people leaving with good memories, new friendships and looking forward to the following year’s festivities.  No event of this size is without issues, and it’s unfortunate that a small element has caused us to look at ways of making the show safer and having to inform attendees […]

  • Trans Star MichaAngela Sponsors 2019 TEAs

Trans Star MichaAngela Sponsors 2019 TEAs

  • February 3rd, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – Adult star MichaAngela announced her returning sponsorship of the 2019 TEAs.

“I am unbelievably honored…I am so honored to again be a part of this ever-growing event and everything that it means to my sisters and brothers in the trans adult industry,” said MichaAngela. “When I look back on all the things – all the things that I did and the things that were done for me, its YOU, the fans, the supporters and the friends – who have made, and will continue to make, all the difference. I love you all.”

MichaAngela experienced a delay in transitional medical care but used this as an opportunity to reflect on the honor of being part of the […]

  • ManyVids Announced as Presenting Sponsor of 2019 TEAs

ManyVids Announced as Presenting Sponsor of 2019 TEAs

  • January 31st, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Transgender Erotica Awards (TEAs) is proud to announce ManyVids as the official presenting sponsor of their 2019 event. The company is also debuting its MV Trans Model of the Year category.

‘“Because our Trans MV Stars are such a vital part of both the ManyVids community and MV’s vision to make the world a more open, accepting, and sexually liberated place, we’re also thrilled that the TEA Show 2019 will feature the first ever MV Trans Model of the Year Award,’’ says Bella French, CEO of ManyVids.

“It is an honor to have ManyVids as our first presenting sponsor of the TEA Show,” adds Grooby CEO, Steven Grooby. “The ethos of the show is […]

  • Natassia Dreams to Host Red Carpet at 2019 TEAs

Natassia Dreams to Host Red Carpet at 2019 TEAs

  • January 30th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Transgender Erotica Awards is proud to announce TEA Lifetime Achievement Award winner Natassia Dreams as their red carpet host. The upcoming TEAs take place on March 17, 2019, at the historic Avalon in Hollywood, CA.

“It’s such an honor to be able to host the red carpet area at the upcoming TEAs,” said Natassia Dreams. “I’m excited to get to know the many new and old starlets I’ve never met before! Everyone leave their egos at the door and let’s have a GREAT TIME!”

“We’ve known Natassia for a long time, and she was our first choice for our red carpet host for 2019, so we were ecstatic when she agreed,” added Steven Grooby. “I couldn’t think […]

  • Gamelink Signs as Platinum Sponsor at 2019 TEAs

Gamelink Signs as Platinum Sponsor at 2019 TEAs

  • January 30th, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – VOD mega-site Gamelink is proud to announce their Platinum sponsorship of the 2019 Transgender Erotica Awards. The company is a longtime sponsor of the Best DVD category.

“We are thrilled to be able to participate in the 2019 TEA Awards, and to support the trans community through sponsorship,” said Lisa Baroni, Business Development Manager at Gamelink.

“We owe a debt of gratitude to Gamelink for donating their time and resources each year to our judging process,” added TEA Executive Producer, Kristel Penn. “They’ve really helped to streamline our process and have become an integral part of the show’s success.”

Gamelink was founded in San Francisco in 1993 and focuses on the online distribution of adult content […]

  • January 2nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – TEA nominee Jacquie Blu announced her returning sponsorship of the 2019 TEAs. Blu will be attending the event taking place March 15-17, 2019 at the Avalon in Hollywood, CA.

“Jacquie has been a staple at the TEAs for the past few years and it is a real privilege to have her return as a sponsor,” said TEA Executive Producer Kristel Penn. “She invests in the community she’s in and that’s something to be admired.”

Blu added, “I cannot describe the intense feeling I get when I realize that I am actually fulfilling a life-long passion and desire. To all my followers, fans and supporters thank you all so very much and I love you […]

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