LT Hawk (they/them) is a 42 yr old sex educator, artist and advocate from New York who currently resides in the Bay Area.

LT Hawk was working in adult entertainment in 2002, and more recently from 2017 to present. They graciously agreed to an interview!

lt hawk sex educator, artist, advocate

Talk to me about the early days and learning how to run your business. What was your biggest challenge getting started in this industry?

Biggest challenge was not having a blueprint to follow, no YouTube instructionals, no mentors and no seeing myself represented.

How has working in porn changed you as a person or affected the way you see yourself?

Working has led me to examine how I truly want to express my sexual desires and how my desires are expected to be expressed by society.

How has your work affected your daily life and relationships with family and friends?

My relationships with new chosen family and the developing friendships that align with my developing values. It’s given me the inspiration to continue to create the community I want to be engaged with.

How has your work affected your view of society or perspective of porn in the context of the world today?

I think my views on society and the world affect my work.

I want consent, equity, and inclusion to be represented in porn.

What do you think is the most important issue facing the industry today? What can we do?

Lack of equity, worker’s rights, and racism

What do you wish you’d known about the adult entertainment industry before you took the plunge?

How to negotiate performance and scenes.

What is the most important piece of advice you would offer someone just getting started in the industry?

Clearly document your boundaries and limits

Our society has a lot of opinions about sex work. Tell us something about your work that would surprise the lay person who doesn’t know better.

The people who attend my workshops and showcases are using the opportunity to heal from trauma.

How can folks connect with LT Hawk?

Instagram.com/Lordofthunderlt

Twitter.com/thunderlordlt

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