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.

AgeGo Reveals More Countries Plan Age Verification Mandates (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Stephen Yagielowicz at XBIZ.com BARCELONA — Age verification solution provider AgeGO has reported that many countries are closely following the success of the U.K.’s initiative and is offering an overview of those nations that are examining...

Are Obscenity Prosecution Concerns Obsolete? (YNOT)

Read the full article by Gene Zorkin at YNOT.com Back in the late 90’s, when I first began working in the adult entertainment industry, I sat down for a meeting with an attorney to talk about a broad swath of legal issues facing my employer. The company I worked for...

Jenna Haze Gives TEDx Talk, ‘Porn: A Shift in Mindset’ (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Stephen Yagielowicz at XBIZ.com LOS ANGELES — Former adult star and current psychology student Jenna Haze has given a TEDx Talk, “Porn: A Shift in Mindset.” Jenna delivered her TEDx Talk at Hasselt University in Belgium. “Pornography’s...

Kink.com Releases Performer Consent Protocols (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Zoe Tamara at XBIZ.com   SAN FRANCISCO — Kink.com has publicly released it shooting protocols in an effort to encourage producers to adopt policies that champion consent on their own sets. Kink.com reps report that the documents are the...

The Future of Sex Work Starts Now (Jezebel)

Read the full article by Emma Whitford at Jezebel.com Kate Zen, 32, was a student at Columbia University when she began to do sex work to meet her economic needs. “Even though I was a scholarship student, I struggled to cover all of the costs,” she told a scrum of...

Dallas City Hall Poised to Settle Exxxotica Lawsuit (YNOT)

Read the full article by Mallory Hall at YNOT.com After years of back and forth, the City of Dallas is apparently ready to settle its lawsuit with the Exxxotica Expo — to the tune of $650,000. In August 2015, the Exxxotica Expo made a stop in Dallas. This would mark...

“Listen to Us!” Performers, Advocates Speak Out on Mental Health, Self-Care (XBIZ)

Read the full article by JC Adams at XBIZ.com   The following article touches on issues related to depression, anxiety and addiction. Certain topics of discussion may be triggering. At the 2019 XBIZ Awards this January, host Stormy Daniels was carried to the...

Gender-Free Sex Toys Are The Future Of Personal Pleasure (Well+Good)

Read the full article by Kells McPhillips at WellAndGood.com   You can buy a sex toy in almost every shape, size, and color, but they still don’t run the gamut. The pursuit of personal pleasure largely excludes non-binary bodies. Fortunately, a handful of brands...

Sugar Daddy Website Founder to Pay for Abortions of Women Who Need to Travel Out of Restrictive States (Independent UK)

Read the full article by Maya Oppenheim at Independent.Co.UK The founder of a sugar daddy website is offering to pay for out-of-state abortionsfor women seeking the procedure in states that have passed restrictions. This comes as increasing numbers of states across...

Need a US Visa? Get Ready to Submit 5-Year Social Media History, More (YNOT)

Read the full article by Amber Gold by YNOT.com As of last week, under a new, expanded State Department policy, almost all visa applicants to the United States are required to disclose all the social media usernames, email addresses and phone numbers they’ve used in...

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