MILF pornography

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American porn actress Deauxma, actress in the MILF genre,[1] at 12th Venus Berlin, October 18, 2008.
India Summer attending the AVN Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada on January 6, 2011.
Lisa Ann attending the AVN Awards Show at the Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 9, 2010.
Rayveness attending the AVN Expo, Las Vegas, NV on January 9, 2010,
Tanya Tate attending the 2014 AVN Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MILF pornography (acronym of "Mother I'd Like to Fuck") is a genre of pornography in which the actresses are usually women ages 40 to 50, though many actresses have started making pornographic films at age 30 and older, while actresses have played MILFs as young as 25.[2][3] Central to the typical MILF narrative is an age-play dynamic of older women and younger lovers.[2] A related term used in the genre is the term cougar, which implies an older woman as predator.[4]


The MILF porn genre is a growing segment of the sex industry, and it has extended the careers of female pornographic actresses.[5] Actresses of the MILF porn genre have their own awards: the XRCO "MILF of the Year Award",[6][7] the AVN "MILF/Cougar Performer of the Year Award",[8] the Cyberspace Adult Video Reviews (CAVR) "MILF of the Year Award",[9] and the Urban X Award for "Best MILF Performer" among others.[10] In Japan, Adult Broadcasting Awards also has award for the "Best Mature Actress".[11]


The term itself was first documented in Internet newsgroups during the 1990s.[12] The earliest known online reference is a 1995 Usenet post about a Playboy pictorial of attractive mothers.[4]

Popular culture[edit]

The term was popularized by the 1999 film American Pie referring to Jennifer Coolidge's character, "Stifler's mom".[13]

The concept of a MILF predates the term itself, as exemplified by Mrs. Robinson in the 1967 comedy classic The Graduate.[14]

The concept of a 'Real Female', 'Real Female-Milf' predates the term itself, as exemplified by reality TV shows in Big Brother, etc. In many cases the entire premise of the show is a contrived one, based around a competition or another semi real/unusual situation. However, various shows have additionally been accused of using fakery in order to create more compelling television, such as having premeditated storylines and in some cases feeding participants lines of dialogue, focusing only on participants' most outlandish behaviour, and altering events through editing and re-shoots. It has also seen something of a use in the adult entertainment industry in order to cater to 'The Amateur Look'[15][16]

Notable performers[edit]

Among the notable adult entertainment stars known as MILF performers are Emma Starr, Deauxma, India Summer, Lisa Ann, Nina Hartley,[17] Rayveness, and Tanya Tate based on reviews and awards received.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Inside Deauxma". January 10, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Taormino, Tristan (October 30, 2007). "The Rise of MILFs and Mommies in Sexual-Fantasy Material". 
  3. ^ Aurora Snow (2010-08-09). "Porn Star Aurora Snow Goes from Barely Legal to MILF". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  4. ^ a b "Of MILF and Men". April 23, 2007. 
  5. ^ "The Very Best in Adult Movies This Month's Top Choices". Erotica Readers & Writers Association. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ "XRCO". Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  7. ^ "XRCO 2006 Winners". Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  8. ^ "Nominations 2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards" (PDF). 2008-11-25. Retrieved 2008-11-26. [dead link]
  9. ^ "CAVR 11th Annual Award Winners". 2006-12-31. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  10. ^ Tod Hunter (2009-07-27). "Urban X Awards Winners Announced". Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  11. ^ "日本アダルト放送大賞 2005 (Adult Japan Broadcasting Award 2005)" (in Japanese). April 3, 2006. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  12. ^ An example of 1995 internet usage of 'MILF' predating American Pie.
  13. ^ Tristan Taormino (November 6, 2007). "The Rise of MILFs and Mommies in Sexual-Fantasy Material". Village Voice. Retrieved 2010-08-14. "No one has nailed down the origin of the acronym MILF ("Mom I'd Like to Fuck"), although American Pie is credited with popularizing the term, which is most closely associated with teenage boys lusting for a friend's hot mom." 
  14. ^ Marrit Ingman. "Of MILF and Men - The sexy-mom phenomenon—is it hot or not?". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2010-08-14. "How exactly did a once-taboo erotic fetish become a widespread, culturally sanctioned ideal, a perverse mix of branding and empowerment? After all, a hot mom used to be a tragedy, whether in the literal sense (Oedipus’ Mom-I’m-Fated-to-Fuck, Jocasta) or in the bittersweet Mrs. Robinson sense (“Oh, God. Oh, let me out,” begs Benjamin Braddock). Alternately, it was an insult: “Oh, yeah? That’s not what your mama said last night.” A hot mom was by definition a bad mom." 
  15. ^ Booth, William (August 10, 2004). "Reality Is Only An Illusion, Writers Say - Hollywood Scribes Want a Cut Of Not-So-Unscripted Series". The Washington Post. Retrieved April 26, 2009. 
  16. ^ "Just how real are reality TV shows? - Shows may exist in a middle ground – not fully scripted nor completely true". MSNBC. April 14, 2009. Retrieved April 2009. 
  17. ^ "Nina Hartley". AVN. 

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