X-Rated Critics Organization

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The X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) is a group of writers and editors from the American adult entertainment industry who each year present awards in recognition of achievement within the industry.wikipedia
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Adult Film Association of America

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After the controversy and criticism of the Best Erotic Scene win for the movie Virginia in 1984 at the Adult Film Association of America awards, the XRCO and its "Heart-On Awards" were founded.
However, criticism continued, especially for the best erotic scene victory of Virginia in 1984, which led to the founding of the X-Rated Critics Organization and its Heart-On Awards.

Jim Holliday

Jim Holliday, AVN Award-winning producer and historian, is considered the founding father of the X-Rated Critics Organization.
He was a founder and previously the honorary historian of the X-Rated Critics Organization.

William Margold

Bill Margold
After Holliday's death, the position of XRCO Historian was temporarily filled by XRCO founding member Bill Margold until 2006.
Known as Bill Margold, he was a former director of the Free Speech Coalition and was a co-founder of X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) and Fans of X-Rated Entertainment (FOXE).

XRCO Award

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XRCO members remain active members after being evaluated yearly to determine if they are still active in the adult business, still qualified, and still participating in the XRCO Award nomination and voting processes. The first XRCO Awards were presented in Hollywood on February 14, 1985.
The XRCO Awards are given by the American X-Rated Critics Organization annually to people working in adult entertainment and it is the only adult industry awards show reserved exclusively for industry members.

James Avalon

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James Avalon, a former editor of Adam Film World’s special editions, was also a founding member of XRCO.
He was also a founding member of the X-Rated Critics Organization.

List of members of the XRCO Hall of Fame

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There are currently 27 award categories, including the XRCO Hall of Fame, which honor the achievements of performers, directors and movies.
The list is managed by X-Rated Critics Organization and inducted annually during the XRCO Awards.

Sex industry

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The X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) is a group of writers and editors from the American adult entertainment industry who each year present awards in recognition of achievement within the industry.

Los Angeles

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The organization was founded in 1984, consisting of writers from Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia.

New York City

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The organization was founded in 1984, consisting of writers from Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia.

Philadelphia

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The organization was founded in 1984, consisting of writers from Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia.

AVN Award

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Jim Holliday, AVN Award-winning producer and historian, is considered the founding father of the X-Rated Critics Organization.

Adam Film World

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James Avalon, a former editor of Adam Film World’s special editions, was also a founding member of XRCO.

Film director

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There are currently 27 award categories, including the XRCO Hall of Fame, which honor the achievements of performers, directors and movies.

Hollywood

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The first XRCO Awards were presented in Hollywood on February 14, 1985.

Valentine's Day

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Until 1991, the awards were presented on Valentine's Day each year.

Jenna Jameson

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She has since won more than 35 adult-video awards, and has been inducted into the X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) and Adult Video News (AVN) Halls of Fame.

Max Hardcore

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He rose to prominence in 1992 with the film series The Anal Adventures of Max Hardcore, which in 1994 was awarded the X-Rated Critics Organization's award for Best Amateur or Pro-Am series.

Tom Byron

A member of the XRCO and the AVN Halls of Fame, Byron was also voted #20 in AVN's top 50 pornstars of all time.

Howard Ziehm

He was inducted into the XRCO (X-Rated Critics Organization) Hall of Fame for his work in 1986.

Candida Royalle

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She was a member of the XRCO and the AVN Halls of Fame.

Lisa De Leeuw

Lisa DeLeeuw
She appeared in over 200 films and was inducted into both the X-Rated Critics' Organization Hall of Fame and the AVN Hall of Fame.

MILF pornography

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Actresses of the MILF porn genre have their own awards: the XRCO "MILF of the Year Award", the AVN "MILF/Cougar Performer of the Year Award", and the Urban X Award for "Best MILF Performer" among others.

Roger T. Pipe

He is an active member of the X-Rated Critics Organization and a member of the XRCO Hall of Fame as of 2009.

T. T. Boy

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He twice won the XRCO Male Performer of the Year award, and was named the 1997 AVN Performer of the Year.