Nina Hartley born Marie Louise Hartman ;   March 11, is an American pornographic actresspornographic film director, sex educatorsex-positive feministand author. All girls xxx Louise Hartman was born in Berkeley, Californiato a Lutheran father and a Jewish mother both deceased   whose family was from Alabama.
She was a registered nurse per the California Board of Registered Nursing until her license expired in Hartley saw The Autobiography of a Flea the first adult film directed by a woman, Sharon McNight  alone, at a theater in San Francisco and chose her life work: Induring her sophomore year of nursing school, she started working as a stripper at the Sutter Cinema and later the Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre.
Explaining how Nina Louise Hartman became Nina Hartley, she first in an sexin classroom that she chose the name "Nina" because it was easy for Japanese tourists to say during the time she was a dancer in San Francisco; "Hartley" was chosen as it was close to her own real last name and because she "wanted a name that sounded like that of a real person". Inshe directed her first movie Nina Hartley's Book of Love.
For many years, she also toured the United States and Nina as a stripper and made personal appearances at adult shops. A long-time board hartley of the Woodhull Freedom Foundation Hartley considers herself a liberal and an outspoken sex-positive feminist although for a time she was a socialist activist. It isn't something men get out of you. Sex is something you dive into with gusto and like it every bit as much as he does.
Hartley has been an advocate for the adult film industry's right to exist. Before the rise to stardom of Jenna Jamesonshe had often been called on when television news programs and talk shows required an articulate, leading adult film actress to support the pro side.
The two came under hard scrutiny from the mostly female audience, but they refused to back down and hartley outspoken first their support of the industry.