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.

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Sirkin to Argue ESPLER’s Appeal Seeking to Lift Prostitution Statute

Read the full article by Rhett Pardon on xbiz.com Louis Sirkin, the prominent adult entertainment lawyer, will stand up next week before a panel of judges at the 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeal in San Francisco to argue for the legalization of prostitution in the state of...
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Banks Accused of Discriminating Against the Sex Industry

Read the full article by Yolanda Redrup on afr.com The big four banks [in Australia] have been accused of discriminating against businesses and workers in the adults-only sector. A new report from the Eros Association (which represents businesses from sex toy...
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FSC To Open Board Election Nominations November 20

LOS ANGELES — The Free Speech Coalition will open the nomination process for the 2018 Board of Directors Election on November 20, 2017 with an election to be held on the week of December 11, 2017. “We have been lucky in past years to have a dedicated, involved and...
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California Chemical Warning Rules Cause Headaches for Promo Firms

Read the full article on asicentral.com   New chemical warning regulations for consumer products in California are drawing criticism from promotional product companies that assert they present onerous challenges and make companies vulnerable to lawsuits. While the new...
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How Facebook Outs Sex Workers (Gizmodo)

Leila has two identities, but Facebook is only supposed to know about one of them. Leila is a sex worker. She goes to great lengths to keep separate identities for ordinary life and for sex work, to avoid stigma, arrest, professional blowback, or clients who might be...
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FSC’s Siouxsie Q Leaves to Focus on New Ventures

LOS ANGELES — Siouxsie Q James, Free Speech Coalition’s Director of Policy and Industry Relations announced her departure from the organization after serving as an integral part of the team's legislative and regulatory successes during the past two years. James will...
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Stop SESTA: Whose Voices Will SESTA Silence? (EFF.org)

Read the full commentary EFF.org  In all of the debate about the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA, S. 1693), there’s one question that’s received surprisingly little airplay: under SESTA, what would online platforms do in order to protect themselves from the...
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New EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): An IT Security View (TripWire.com)

Read the full article on TripWire.com  The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest shake-up in privacy legislation and data management approach for many years. It will impact any organisation throughout the world that processes personal data...
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FSC Issues 2017 All-Industry Survey

FSC is conducting the first comprehensive industry survey in recent history to help isolate industry issues, identify trends and developing legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year. The 2017 FSC All Industry Survey covers pleasure products, adult film...
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Pornhub Lends the Blind a Handy

Read more on The Hustle Last year, the world’s leading adult site made headlines when they introduced a “Described Video” category for the blind, giving an extensive description of each video through a scripted voiceover. Now, they’re thrusting their efforts to help...
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