Enoughness With Lisa Wang

29. Disney Star to Porn Star with Maitland Ward



Maitland Ward is a pornographic actress, formerly known as Rachel on the popular 90’s TV show Boy Meets World. When she hit her 30's, Maitland started feeling Hollywood’s pressure to suppress her sexuality. Instead of accepting the roles forced on her, she made the decision to dive into the adult film industry and reclaim her sexual power. Maitland is the recipient of XBIZ Award for Best Actress in a Feature Movie, based off her most recent film Drive. Today she is building the bridge between mainstream and pornographic entertainment, releasing women from the sexual shame that has pervaded society for far too long. In this episode you will hear about: How she followed her joy for performance & navigated the early stages of her acting career How she gained confidence to reject mainstream Hollywood standards for women and take the leap into adult film Her experience working in the porn industry and making award-winning features The ever-evolving conversation around sexuality, art, and women’s bodies