Rich Moreland
Rich Moreland

Rich Moreland is a former professor of history who currently writes in the adult film industry. His column appears online at Adult Industry News( out of Los Angeles. Rich's blog ( focuses on relevant industry issues and includes interviews with industry people. He also reviews films and books.

A Washington, DC metro area resident, Rich has a bachelor's degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master's degree from Salisbury University. He finished post-masters work at the University of Maryland with Advanced Graduate Specialist recognition.

He is a lifelong educator and a former competitive triathlete.

Social Networks
Twitter followers 1200+
Blog: Total articles posted: 244 Online column for Total articles posted: 127
Traffic: blog, 45,770 unique visitors for 2017; average 200 per day AINews, 40,000 daily visitors (estimate)

There are two major print publications in adult entertainment: Adult Video News and XBIZ. Both can be viewed online.
The following reference articles Rich wrote or is mentioned in for both publications.

AVN print circulation 40,000
Washington, D.C., People Polled about #Ethical Porn
May 31, 2017
Royal Empire Productions Now Offering VOD Rentals: Press release includes Moreland's interview with Morgan Lee
May 15, 2017's 'Gone' A Semi-Finalist At Swedish Film Festival
July 12, 2016 press release
'Gone' to Screen at New York's Cinekink Film Festival on March 5
Feb 16, 2016's 'Gone' Draws Nomination For Best Drama in AVN Awards
December 10, 2015
Nadia Styles Makes Cuckold Debut for Reality Junkies
December 2, 2014
Smash Pictures Releases 'Fifty Shades of Grey-A XXX Adaptation'
Sept 24, 2012

XBIZ Premiere magazine print version, circulation 35,000 (XBIZ World print version, circulation 10,000)
Author Interview: Girl Power: Rich Moreland Talks Pornography Feminism
October 2015
Quoted in article:'s 'Gone' Named Semi-finalist at Swedish Film Festival
September 2016

XBIZ online
Rich Moreland Talks 'Pornography Feminism'
July 3, 2015
Rich Moreland Asks 'Does the Public Care About Ethical Porn?'
May 31, 2017
New Book Explores Feminist Porn
December 16, 2014
Diversity Drives Market Trends in Fetish Video (Rich is quoted)
June 26, 2014
Industry Leasers Remember Candida Royalle (Rich is quoted)
September 8, 2015
Three articles on the award-winning adult film "Gone" dated November 25, 2015; February 16, 2016; July 12, 2016

Articles for website
Does the Public Care about Ethical Porn?
August 6, 2017
Porn Ethics from a Writer's View
May 21, 2017

Pachamama Films website
Yo Solo Veo la Oscuridad: Justine De Jac Avila, Parte Dos, Por Rich Moreland
Diciembre 2016 (Translated into Spanish and published April 8, 2017)
Yo Solo Veo Oscuridad: Justine de Jac Avila, Parte Tres, Por Rich Moreland
Diciembre 2016 (Translated into Spanish and published April 10, 2017)

Vermeerworks website
Le Marquis, Part One: The Museum
May 2, 2017

Pachamama/Decadent Filmmaker Amy Hesketh reposted Rich's reviews on Facebook

Red Feline website
Justine, Part One: The Novel
May 5,2017
Le Marquis, Part One: The Museum
May 2, 2017

Pachamama Films/Red Feline director and producer Jac Avila has re-posted many of Rich's articles and reviews on his films here: November 28, 2017. Two of Rich's reviews are listed.

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be was used in a course on Images in Erotica at San Francisco State University, spring semester, 2018

Books by Rich Moreland
Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be by

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Jan 2015

Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex.


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