Rumor Chi Chi LaRue Free Appearance – Friday the 3rd of March

As part of the lead up to the infamous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, one of the world’s most recognizable drag personalities and movie directors will be appearing at Park Street Books. Chi Chi LaRue is rumored to be appearing LIVE and FREE for a chat and autograph signing on the 3rd of March between 6pm to 7pm at Park Street Books, Level 2, 44 Park Street, Sydney. Park Street Books was also formerly known as ‘The Gay Exchange’.

Chi Chi LaRue is said to be coming with a friend and associate, Lady Rosa! Alongside these two star studded celebrities will be famous gay adult movie stars Brent Corrigan and JJ Knight!

Chi Chi LaRue’s real name is Larry David Paciotti and conducts most of his business as his drag queen’s name. Chi Chi LaRue’s career began when he moved to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area where he performed in drag as one-half of “The Weather Gals” and a “Hag Drag” revue.

He and a friend moved to California. He was hired by Catalina Video as an administrative assistant and publicist because of his knowledge within the workings of the adult movie industry. He moved up the line through responsibility, talent and creativity. Chi Chi LaRue became a significant presence in the adult movie industry and began to direct high demand adult movies. Since 1998, Chi Chi LaRue has now directed hundreds of gay adult movie films which are mainly for Falcon Studios. He now also owns “Catalina Video” a label under his umbrella company Channel 1 Releasing.

In 2003, he began to divide his directorial time between Vivid Video. He gets along with much of the female talent at Vivid Video particularly Jenna Jameson and Tera Patrick.


Photo: Chi Chi LaRue


In March 2004, he prepared to travel to London and direct “Taking Flight” the studios 2 part annual travelogue. Sadly, Chi Chi LaRue had a mild heart attack Instead of deserting the production, Falcon Studios hired Chris Steele who was the script’s author to direct.

In 2005, Chi Chi LaRue shot his last adult movie for Falcon Studios called “Heaven to Hell which was about the tale of an angel sexually tempted by the Devil who was then cast into hell. It was the only adult movie to ever to cast the Falcon Studios exclusives. Chi Chi LaRue then divided his attention between Vivid Video; and his own Rascal Video.

In 2006, Chi Chi LaRue announced that he would no longer produce films for Vivid Video because they were featuring actors and actresses having sex without condoms.

In 2007, Chi Chi LaRue was chosen as one of Out Magazine’s Top 50 most influential people in the LGBTQI community.

In August 2008, he directed the controversial bisexual film titled “Shifting Gears. He coined the term “straight-for-pay” which was a play on word for “gay-for-pay”, to describe performer Blake Riley’s first encounter with a woman.

In 2012, LaRue directed the music video for “Trouble” by RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Willam Belli, which premiered on Logo TV.

Chi Chi LaRue is an award winning adult movie director. His awards include:

  • 1990 Dave Awards winner of Best Video and Best Director for “More of a Man” (All Worlds Video)
  • 1991 AVN award Best Director (Gay Video) – “The Rise” (as Taylor Hudson), Catalina Video.
  • 1991 AVN Award Best Non-Sexual Performance–Bi, Gay, or Trans Video – “More of a Man”, All Worlds Video.
  • 1992 Gay Erotic Video Awards Best Director – “Songs in the Key of Sex”, HIS Video (tied with Jerry Douglas, “Kiss-Off”, All Worlds Video).
  • 1993 AVN Award Best Director (Gay Video) – “Songs in the Key of Sex”, HIS Video.[8]
  • 1993 Gay Erotic Video Award Best Special Interest Video – “Chi Chi LaRue’s Hardbody Video Magazine”, Odyssey Men.
  • 1993 Gay Erotic Video Award Best Gender Bender – “Valley of the Bi Dolls”, Catalina Video.
  • 1994 Gay Erotic Video Award Best Non-Sexual Role – “Revenge of the Bi-Dolls”, Catalina Video.
  • 1995 Gay Erotic Video Award Best Director – “Idol Country”, HIS Video.
  • 2000 Grabby Award winner of Best Director and Best Video.
  • 2001 GayVN Award Best Director – “Echoes”, Men of Odyssey.
  • 2002 GayVN Award Best Director (Bisexual Video) – “Mile Bi Club”, All Worlds Video.
  • 2003 GayVN Award Best Director (with John Rutherford) – “Deep South: The Big and the Easy Part 1” and “Part 2”, Falcon Studios.
  • 2006 GayVN Award Best Director – “Wrong Side of the Tracks Part One” and “Part Two”, Rascal Video.
  • 2006 Grabby Award Best Director – “Wrong Side of the Tracks Part One” and “Part Two”, Rascal Video.
  • 2009 GayVN Award Trailblazer
  • 2011 Cyber Socket “Best Personality”
  • 2012 Cyber Socket “Best Personality”

Come see if the winds of the gods bring this iconic LGTBQI celebrity for a meet and greet at Park Street Books, Level 2, 44 Park Street, Sydney on the 3rd of March where you can rub shoulders with a celebrity.







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