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.

Proposed Russian Law Opens Door To Iron Hand Of Online Censorship (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French on AVN.com    A new bill passed overwhelmingly by Russia’s parliament, the Duma, would allow Russia to cut its entire domestic internet off from the rest of the world, allowing President Vladimir Putin’s government total...

Are Online Companies Losing the Crucial ‘Safe Harbor’ of Section 230? (YNOT)

Read the full article by Gene Zorkin at YNOT.com WASHINGTON – If you’ve read much about regulation of the internet, then you’ve probably heard many times that the ‘safe harbor’ offered to website operators under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has been...

Reddit Bans Ads For ‘Adult-Oriented Products and Services’ (YNOT)

Read the full article by Mallory Hall at YNOT.com    Reddit announced an update to its NSFW Advertising Policy yesterday. The policy update officially banned all ads for “adult-oriented products and services” on the site. They wrote: We are updating our...

Online Censorship Gains Momentum With Instagram’s New Policy (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Zoe Tamara on XBIZ.com   CYBERSPACE — “Reduce, remove, inform” is the name of the game over at Facebook and as of this week, they’ve introduced more policy designed to ensure that the content they recommend to people “is both safe and...

It’s Official: U.K. Age Verification Begins July 15

Read the full article by Stephen Yagielowicz at XBIZ.com   LONDON — The speculation and wait is over as the U.K. government becomes the first country in the world to mandate age verification for internet users — with the new law coming into force July 15. The...

Instagram To Demote Compliant Content It Determines To Be ‘Inappropriate’ (YNOT)

Read the full article by Amber Gold at YNOT.com   We in porn are well aware of the world’s uneven policy creation and enforcement when it comes to industry-related and industry-adjacent businesses and humans. Social media, especially Instagram, has emerged as one...

Sex Workers Support SB 233 at Senate Public Safety Committee (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Stephen Yagielowicz at XBIZ.com   SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday, April 9, at 9:30 a.m. the California Senate Public Safety Committee will hear Senate Bill 233 Sponsored by Senator Scott Wiener and Assembly Member Bill Quirk, co-sponsored by...

xH Report: Viewing Habits of the ‘Very Religious’ Consumer (AVN)

Read the full article by John Roland at AVN.com LOS ANGELES—xHamster Data Center has released the second installment of its 2019 Report on Digital Sexuality, focusing on the adult viewing habits of fans who self-identify as 'very religious.' The study was conducted...

New Survey Reveals Porn Tastes In China, Where Porn Is Banned (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French at AVN.com Groundbreaking study finds that despite government crackdown, porn remains popular in China. Porn is illegal in China, and in fact, it’s so illegal that the government offers a reward of $120,000—about 12 times the...

Trans: How a Fringe Genre Captured the Imagination of Adult (XBIZ)

Read the full article by JC Adams at XBIZ.com   Ten years ago, this magazine published an article titled “A New Trans Generation” that examined a burgeoning market for “she-male” content, a descriptive that has now largely been consigned to the dustbin. Grooby...

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