Press Information

Here you can find information about my previous writing, interviews, press coverage and awards. Farther down there’s a “press kit” with high res photographs.

I love doing sorts of press, media and live productions! Don’t hesitate to tell me about your project!

There’s a bio on my About page! Detailed updates are available on my Blog.

Get in touch at or use my contact page!

Selected Articles and Interviews


I’m A Porn Performer Living With HIV. Here’s What Needs To Change In My Industry — And Beyond.
03/12/22 – Vanniall writes on her experiences for Huffington Post

“I’ve come out as gay, as trans, as a sex worker. But halfway through 2021, I was diagnosed with HIV — and suddenly, I was back in the closet.”

Vanniall is available for interviews, features or as a source on a range of topics including her work, adult content platform issues, sex work politics, HIV+ advocacy.

She can give you a sober analysis of social justice policy issues or help you shape a fun sexy feature for your readers.

Here’s a selection of press – get in touch at!

Vanniall has also done panels at industry events and screenings, some of which have videos or coverage available above. She’s available to speak at your event! Send all inquiries to

Awards and Accolades

“Best Trans Clip Artist”
2020 XBIZ Awards

“Vanniall is the New American Sex Symbol”
Petit Mort Magazine

“Best ManyVids Stars and Models”
Daily Dot

“Best Adult Films of 2022”

Vanniall has had official selections in the San Francisco Porn Film Festival and the F&C International Erotic Film Festival in Italy.


Xbiz Cam Awards 2020 – Best Trans Clip Artist

XBiz Cam Awards 2021 – Best Trans Premium Social Media Star

XBiz Cam Awards 2022 – Best Trans Premium Social Media Star 

TEA Awards 2020 – Cam Performer of the Year

TEA Awards 2020 – MV Trans Model of the Year

TEA Awards 2021 – Best Self-Producer 

TEA Awards 2022 – Best Self-Producer 

TEA Awards 2023 – Best Internet Personality

YNOT Cam Awards 2022 – Creator of the Year (Trans)

BCAMS August 2022 – Model of the Month

AVN Awards 2023 – Favorite Trans Cam Star

Vanniall also presented categories at the 2022 TEA Awards, the 2021 and 2022 XBIZ Cam Awards, and conducted red carpet interviews for the 2022 YNOT Cam Awards! She’s organized and appeared on panels for a variety of events and conferences. Get in touch at if you’d like her to join your event!

Press Kit

Here’s some images you can use in coverage! Click images for high res versions.

These pictures were all shot on medium form at film by Ashley Lake! I love to take new pictures for articles and also just have plenty that haven’t yet been printed – don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any specific media requests for coverage!

Press Release Archive

Release PDFs

Recently Out Hiv+ Black Trans Sex Worker And Director Vanniall To Be featured In San Francisco Film Festival – July 10th, 2022

Vanniall Scores Cover & Multi-Page Feature in Vol. 5 of Petit Mort Magazine – May 4th, 2022

Partner and Printed Releases