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.

Marc Dorcel Expands Into African Market With Dorcel TV Africa (AVN)

Read the full article by Peter Warren at AVN.com PARIS—Leading European studio Marc Dorcel brings its brand into a whole new region of the world with the launch of new TV channel Dorcel TV Africa, available exclusively on Les Bouquets CANAL +, which is carried in over...

Warren Now Open To Decriminalizing Sex Work. Sanders Follows Her (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French at AVN.com Elizabeth Warren became the fifth Democratic presidential candidate to take a stand for sex work decriminalization. Massachusetts Senator and Progressive Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has been...

UK Age-Verification System For Porn Delayed By Six Months (The Guardian)

Read the full article by Jim Waterson and Alex Hern at TheGuardian.com The UK’s age-verification system for online pornography will be delayed for around six months because the government failed to inform the EU of its proposals, the culture secretary has said. The...

Thriving Like Never Before With Sobriety, Self-Awareness (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Karmen Karma at XBIZ.com   Mental health among adult performers has been a recent topic of discussion — and for good reason. In late 2017, after the death of multiple stars, the industry seemed to finally get real about such issues. As a...

Inside Backpage.com’s Vicious Battle With The Feds (Wired)

Read the full article by Christine Biederman at Wired.com  IN MICHAEL LACEY’S younger and more vulnerable years, his father gave him this advice: “Whenever someone pokes a finger in your chest, you grab that finger and you break it off at the knuckle.” Lacey grew up...

Making Sense of Reddit’s Ban on Sex Toy Ads (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Julia Margo at XBIZ.com It’s 2019 — do we really still think masturbation is somehow dirty or evil? Reddit appears to, as it announced last month that it will no longer accept advertisements for sex toys on its platform. I can’t say I’m...

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...

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