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.

Production Hold Lifted Immediately – Wednesday, April 17

PASS medical advisors have alerted FSC that the performer’s first-generation PASS contacts have now all returned clear. Because of the earlier-than-expected turn-around in test results, the production hold can be lifted today, rather than Thursday. The PASS database...

Production Hold Expected to Lift Thursday

PASS medical advisors have informed the FSC that they expect the results of the final first-generation PASS performers to be returned Wednesday. As those performers used both condoms and testing on shoots, we anticipate that their results will be clear as well. PASS...

FSC Production Hold Update — Monday, April 16

Over the weekend, PASS medical advisors were able to successfully reach each of the first-generation contacts who had worked with the original performer during the possible period of exposure. Those performers are in the process of retesting, and we should have full...

FSC PASS Production Hold Update — Saturday, April 14

Free Speech Coalition thanks the industry for maintaining the production hold. PASS medical advisors have not yet been able to reach all first-generation partners, and thus we can not yet lift the production hold. The performer participated in traditional shoots that...

FSC Production Hold Update – Friday, April 13

We appreciate everyone’s commitment to the production hold announced yesterday. The PASS medical advisors working with the performer have informed us that the initial test result has now been confirmed and that the performer in question is asking for medical privacy....

FOSTA Will Harm Porn Performers—But Not How You Think (NS-FW)

Read the full article by Sophie St. Thomas at NS-FW.com SESTA-FOSTA is supposedly anti-sex trafficking legislation. SESTA, which stands for the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017, is meant to further define the U.S.’s current sex-trafficking laws. The Senate...

FSC Calls Precautionary Production Hold

The Free Speech Coalition is calling for a precautionary production hold after a positive test for HIV by an adult performer listed in the PASS database. This is not believed to have been an on-set transmission. Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking that...

Trump Just Signed A Law That Helped Create A New Twitter For Sex Workers (Buzzfeed)

Read the full article at Caroline O'Donovan at Buzzfeed.com With his signature on a new law cracking down on sex work, Donald Trump may have helped stoke the growth of one of the hottest new alternative social networks. As the controversial bill, which makes tech...

7 Sex Workers on What It Means to Lose Backpage (The Cut)

Read the full article by Melissa Gira Grant at TheCut.com Sex workers have used the internet over the last decade to carve out some independence, safety, and community in their work. For many, advertising online is a form of harm reduction — a way to choose how to...

Missy Martinez: Is Social Media Even Worth it? (YNOT)

Read the full article by Amber Gold at YNOT.com Fact: Missy Martinez is hilarious. Her social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram are wildly popular — certainly in part because she’s stunning to look at, but also because she’s clever and uplifting. But in spite of...

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