We are the North American Trade Association for the Adult Industry

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Our Mission

Our mission is to protect the rights and freedoms of the adult industry.

Our Vision

We envision a world in which body sovereignty is recognized, sexual expression is destigmatized, and sex work is decriminalized.

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.

Questions?

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

FSC, xHamster Host INSPIRE Workshop on High-Quality Self-Production

Free Speech Coalition and xHamster will host a special INSPIRE workshop for amateurs and performers on Thursday, September 24th, at 11AM PT. The “Shooting Like a Studio on an Amateur Budget” webinar will be hosted by FSC’s Lotus Lain and feature Fivestar,...

FSC PASS Participants to See Record Levels of Reimbursement from Performer Subsidy Fund

Performers who tested at PASS Certified clinics between June 12 and August 31 will receive reimbursement checks that cover nearly the full cost of testing, according to FSC PASS administrator Ian O’Brien. Checks will be sent out today, September 14. “The benefits of...

What the Latest 2257 Ruling Means To You

A panel of the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals gave FSC and the other plaintiffs a victory in this 2257 case, even if the somewhat complicated ruling did not go as far as we hoped it would. Here are the most important facts about the ruling: Section 2257 and 2257A...

FSC Remembers Jim South

Free Speech Coalition remembers the contributions of legendary agent Jim South, who served on the Board of FSC for eight years, and was instrumental in the founding of our testing protocols.  South was a vigorous defender of the rights of adult performers and...

FSC PREVAILS IN LONG-RUNNING 2257 LEGAL BATTLE

Free Speech Coalition has prevailed in its long-running suit with the US government over 2257 record-keeping regulations. The decision, handed down by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, is a defeat for the Government. However, the decision is complicated, and...

FSC Task Force Issues Code of Ethics, Consent Checklist for Shoots

The FSC Policies Task Force has issued an updated Code of Ethics and a Consent Checklist as part of an ongoing effort to better tackle harassment, discrimination, and consent violation in the adult industry. The FSC Policies Task Force reconvened this year as a...

FSC INSPIRE Offers Consent Workshops for Directors and Performers

Over the next few weeks, FSC will host two different workshops focused on negotiating consent on-set and during content trades, led by film and television intimacy coordinator Mia Schachter. The three-hour workshops are specifically designed to help adult performers...

“PRURIENT SEXUAL INTEREST” RESTRICTIONS FOR THE PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL —A SUMMARY EXPLANATION

The First Amendment protects freedom of speech by very strictly limiting government interference with expression between willing speakers and willing listeners. Only in very narrow circumstances may government restrict such expression on account of its content. For...

FSC to Partner with Agents to Track COVID-19 Exposures

FSC has recently learned of several incidents in which performers and crew were exposed to COVID-19 on adult film sets in the past few weeks. Because the testing was done outside of PASS, through production companies that are not members of FSC, there has not been...

Stop Fetishizing & Devaluing Blackness in Porn. (Change.org)

Systemic racism has been able to flourish in the adult industry, unchecked for too long.  ~~~ After speaking with numerous Black performers, other PoC and allies, over the past couple of months, this petition calling for an end to the fetishization and devaluation of...

What the Latest 2257 Ruling Means To You

A panel of the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals gave FSC and the other plaintiffs a victory in this 2257 case, even if the somewhat complicated ruling did not go as far as we hoped it would. Here...

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