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Author Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals to Host Book Release at Hustler Hollywood on July 16

Noted Sociologist to Share Passages from ‘Exposure,’ an Inside Look at the Inner Workings of the Porn Industry!

LOS ANGELES – Noted author, sociologist, and adult industry expert Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals will celebrate the publication of her book, Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment, with a reading and Q&A session on Thursday, July 16. The event will take place from 7-8 p.m. at Hustler Hollywood, 8920 W. Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood.

Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment gives an insightful look at the business and personalities behind the porn industry, while exposing the myths and misconceptions surrounding adult entertainment.

Media members are invited to attend the event by e-mailing

“This event will be a celebration for everyone involved in helping make Exposure become a reality,” Dr. Chauntelle said. “Exposure aims to provide a compelling and fresh look at the porn business and help demystify some of the fallacies and stereotypes about pornography that have persisted over the years. I learned a great deal from the people who work in all facets of the adult industry, and this book about their lives and their business.”

Dr. Chauntelle will read excerpts from her book, published by Greenleaf Book Group on July 7. A Q&A session and book signing will follow the reading, and copies of the book will be available for purchase.

WHO: Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals

WHAT: Book Release Event for “Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society and Adult Entertainment” By Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals

WHEN: 7-8 p.m., Thursday, July 16

WHERE: Hustler Hollywood, 8920 W. Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood CA 90069


In the book’s foreword, noted adult industry executive Theresa Flynt writes “In Exposure, Chauntelle offers fascinating insight into the adult industry’s inner workings, from film sets to business operations. She offers readers the chance to explore a mysterious world through her eyes – the eyes of an informed, sex-positive, empowered woman.”

For more information about Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment, visit

Media may request a review copy of Exposure by emailing

About Dr. Chauntelle:

Sociologist Chauntelle Tibbals, Ph.D. studies human interaction in and with society, making sense of the patterns and processes she sees occurring in social behavior. Dr. Chauntelle’s scholarly focus includes studies in gender, sexualities, work & organizations, media & new media, popular culture, and qualitative research methods. Her research over the past decade has centered on an extremely varied and volatile topic: the socio-cultural significance of adult content and adult content production. Through understanding both the scholarly/theoretical and real-world sides of the adult entertainment business, her work sheds a fresh critical light on a very influential and highly stigmatized component of our contemporary culture. Dr. Tibbals’ research has been published in numerous scholarly journals including SexualitiesGender Work & OrganizationJournal of Contemporary Ethnography, and Stanford Law and Policy Review and is featured in W.W. Norton’s The Real World (4th ed, 2014). She is quoted and cited extensively by cultural and news media outlets including CNN, NBC News, Business Insider, ABC-Univision, BloombergTV, Huffington Post, Jezebel, Slate, Time Magazine, and KPCC (NPR). For more information, visit her official website,, or follow her on Twitter at, and on Facebook at


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