Kelly Shore (born in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a pornographic star, model, and GLBT activist. Who has been called the transsexual sweetheart of porn. She started acting in erotic videos in 2008 after having worked as a model and make-up artist for adult film stars. By 2009 she had been featured on several transsexual adult web sites, opened her own official website, and was the box cover girl for eight 16 dvds. She has appeared on the Maury Povich Show, Discovery Channel, VH1 I'm Married to A, and other media outlets.
As an activist, she was the first transsexual secretary of St. Pete PRIDE in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2006. As Secretary, Kelly was responsible for the first PRIDE Parade in Gulfport, Florida a suburb of St. Petersburg, Florida. She retired from the adult film industry in 2010 and got married to now husband. She is coming back in 2012 with a brand new solo site, that she will partake in with her husband.
Kelly transitioned into a female at the age of twelve. She attended high school in El Paso, Illinois. This is where Kelly will get her start in activism at the age of sixteen spreading awareness to young adults and parents by speaking out for herself. Fighting to be treated like any other student, and educating while in the process of helping herself. She helped other LGBT students in the area achieve their rights to be treated like any other students as well. She graduated in 2004 with a bachelors degree, wanting to explore she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. Where she worked for Laser Lovers Inc., a transgendered owned and operated company.
While living in St. Petersburg, Florida she got involved with PRIDE. She was elected secretary of St. Pete Pride in 2006. With her help St. Petersburg, Florida had the largest PRIDE in 2006. With over 50,000 people, beating out Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for the very first time! She hosted the event with fellow showgirls Maya Douglas and Erica Andrews. Kelly, also helped put on the first mini Pride in Gulfport, Florida with special guests Angelique Ali and Felicity Lane. During this time Kelly was a platform artist for MAC Cosmetics and did freelance make up and modeling for Fashion Designers around the area. Kelly moved from St. Petersburg in 2007 after being threatened and harassed by the Christian hate group known as the Westboro Church for her strong role in the LGBT community. She spoke out against hate and discrimination on TV, to the mayor, and to Ronda Storms who is now a senator. Ronda was strongly against the LGBT community and sadly still is. Kelly, took her on in debates on media outlets across Hillsborough County causing quite a stir. In the end she was forced to leave Florida for her own safety.
In 2011 Kelly, has been getting involved in porn politics. Going up against the likes of Shelley Lubben via twitter and her blog and the board known as pornwikileaks (not to be confused with this website). Which is ran by former pornstar Donny Long and friends of his. Kelly, has gone to blows with them on several occasions on twitter and the forum they have. She was sticking up for transsexual female to male pornstar Buck Angel. Which in turn they made her a wiki page along with many others full of fallacy and slander. Claiming Kelly has HIV and prostitutes. Kelly, retaliated by posting her STD test on her blog, twitter, and facebook. As far as the prostitution claims. Kelly, has been with her husband for eight years. She was and will be again in 2012 a porn performer and now webcam model and in the past she used to strip for money and do female impersonation shows. She has never been convicted of anything illegal and nor does she plan on it. Kelly, spends her time helping her community and trying to educate and spread love.
Kelly, has stood strong and is of the opinion they are a very sorry group of people. She currently serves on the board of the first federally recognized Adult Union and has been cleaning up awards and nominations. She just won AW-Awards Transsexual Performer of the Year in 2016 and was inducted into Adult Webcam Awards Hall of Fame 2017. She is a two time Xbiz Cam Award winner and she continues to speak up and out for her community while still performing!
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