We are the National Trade Association for the Adult Industry


Our Mission

As the national trade association to the adult entertainment and pleasure products industry, our mission is to lead, protect, and support the growth and well-being of businesses and workers in the adult industry, as well as the communities to which they belong.


Our Vision

FSC’s vision is of a world in which the international adult industry, its workers and businesses, have equal rights, protections, and freedoms under the law; and where all people are protected from exploitation, and empowered by age-appropriate sexual health education.


Code of Ethics

FSC Members adhere to the industry code of ethics that details our industry’s commitments towards our people and those we serve through a responsible, ethical approach to pleasure products and adult entertainment.


Best Practices

FSC provides access to best practices, guidance documents, webinars, a strong peer to peer network, and other resources to support industry newcomers as well as strengthen existing businesses and empower industry workers.


Feel free to contact us with any questions or queries you may have.

PASS Database Scheduled Downtime Friday Morning 11/16, 6:30am PT

  The PASS database (www.fscpass.com)  will be offline on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM PT for routine updates and maintenance. During this time, PASS participants and producers will not be able to access the database.  We ask that if you need to...

How the GOP Gave Up on Porn (Politico)

Read the full article by Tim Alberta at Politico.com   Once, the fight against pornography was the beating heart of the American culture war. Now porn is a ballooning industry — and maybe a harmful one —with no real opponents. What happened? The Year Was 1976....

Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex? (The Atlantic)

Read the full article by Kate Julian at TheAtlantic.com   Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession. These should be boom times for sex. The share of Americans who say sex between unmarried adults is “not...

Anti-Porn Republicans Haven’t Gone Anywhere (Reason)

Read the full article by Elizabeth Nolan Brown at Reason.com   The porn wars haven't died, they're just packaged differently. There's been a "total abandonment of pornography as a battleground in America's culture war," writes Politico reporter Tim Alberta in "How the...

Anti-Porn Conservatives Turn a Porn Performer’s University Speech Into a Dumb-Ass Scandal (Jezebel)

Read the full article by Tracy Clark-Flory at Jezebel.com   A couple weeks ago, longtime porn performer Nina Hartley went to University of Wisconsin-La Crosse to give an optional lecture to students. The 59-year-old spoke about STI testing, the importance of consent,...

Age Restrictions On Porn Websites Delayed By Government Again (The Telegraph UK)

Read the full article by Mike Wright at Telegraph.co.uk   Age restrictions on porn websites have been delayed by government again, the digital minister has told MPs. Margot James said checks, which had been due to come into force by the end of December, are now...

FSC Board Election Nominations Open November 18

LOS ANGELES — The Free Speech Coalition will open the nomination process for the 2019 Board of Directors Election on November 18, 2018 with an election to be held on the week of December 9, 2018. “We have been lucky in past years to have a dedicated, involved and...

Women Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Growing Sex-Tech Industry (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French at AVN.com ‘Elite Business’ Magazine Profiles Female-Founded Sex-Oriented Startup Companies In 2017, according to Forbes Magazine, only two percent of all venture capital funding for startup firms went to companies founded by...

Self Magazine Makes the Case for Why Porn Fans Should Pay Up (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French at AVN.com Writer Sophie Ouellette-Howitz Says Paying For Porn More Important Than For Other Forms Of Content   While it may not exactly be a controversial proposition within the porn industry, the idea that porn is a creative...

Oklahoma City Relaxes Adult Zoning Regs to Head Off Litigation (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Rhett Pardon at XBIZ.com OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — City leaders here have decided to eliminate restrictions on the location of stores selling adult toys and novelties, as long as 25 percent or less of the store's display area is designated for...

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