LOS ANGELES — Pre-nominations are now open for the 2016 Transgender Erotica Awards, which will be held on March 6, 2016, at Avalon in Hollywood. Fans can nominate their favorite performers, DVDs, and scenes at theteashow.com. The closing date is December 6, 2015.
Industry members and fans can nominate performers, scenes, directors, and DVDs that have excelled in the last 12 months. A short-list of nominees is created from all the suggestions given during the pre-nomination phase.
"This is start of the busiest time of the year for me," said Grooby's Marketing and Editorial Director, Kristel Penn. "Last year we received hundreds of eligible nominations and we have to parse that down for short-lists for the judges. I'd hope people can have a think about who really deserves to be on the nomination list this year and put their best ideas forward."
New categories have been added to the event this year: FTM Best New Face, Best Grooby Girl, and Best Industry Professional. The pre-nomination form and a full list of categories can be found at theteashow.com.
The Transgender Erotica Awards, now in its eighth year, celebrates the accomplishments of the trans adult industry and its performers. Due to its growing popularity, the TEAs have been expanded into a three-day event kicking off with a daytime TEA Con for fans on Saturday, the Awards on Sunday, and the official After Party on Monday at Avalon's connecting property, Bardot.
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