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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How the Bay Area Pioneered Sex Positivity (The Bold Italic)

Read the full article by Mel Burke on thebolditalic.com Walking into Feelmore Adult Gallery on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland feels like walking into an art gallery. The fixtures are bright and elegant; the walls are covered in a lush patterned wallpaper; and tasteful...
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What is Net Neutrality? (ACLU)

Read the full article at aclu.org The internet has become so much a part of the lives of most Americans that it is easy to imagine that it will always remain the free and open medium it is now. We'd like to believe it will remain a place where you can always access...
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Statement on Performers, Privacy, PASS and HIV

Statement on Performers, Privacy, PASS and HIV Last night a group of people on social media called for the release of the name of the performer who tested HIV positive in April, after an off-set transmission. An HIV diagnosis can be a heavy burden, and even though the...
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Adult-Friendly Insurance Navigator Now Available for Industry Workers and Business Owners

LOS ANGELES — Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the national trade organization for the adult industry, has established a relationship with The Reisert Group, a national insurance broker that can help adult industry workers and businesses better navigate the healthcare...
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Trademarks and the Adult Industry: A Major Change on the Horizon (ean-online.com)

Read the full article by Maxine Lynn at ean-online.com A trademark is a name, logo, or symbol that a company uses to identify its goods and distinguish them from the goods of others. In the U.S., a federal registration system exists, managed by the U.S. Patent &...
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SESTA Approved by Senate Commerce Committee—Still an Awful Bill

Read the full article by The Electronic Frontier Foundation and take action on eff.org. The Senate Commerce Committee just approved a slightly modified version of SESTA, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (S. 1693). SESTA was and continues to be a deeply flawed...
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Report: Eros-Guide’s Call Center Is Raided

Read the full article by Rhett Pardon on xbiz.com. YOUNGSVILLE, N.C. — Eros-Guide's call center was raided [Tuesday] in a seizure that's likely to keep going through the night, according to a report. ABC reported the raid at company offices in Youngsville, N.C., was...
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SB239 Unrelated to PASS or Testing

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a lot of confusion online about the relationship between California Senate Bill 239 and the PASS system. In some cases, FSC’s support for the bill has been read as a precursor for a change to the PASS system. This is not true and...
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Hot Sex: Inside the Kinky World of Bespoke Porn (RollingStone.com)

Inside the sunny confines of a three-bedroom ranch in Palm Springs, California, there's a camera aimed at porn star Christina Carter. Actually, it's aimed at her toes, which she's using to clutch a couple of burning matches. She'll later get bopped on the head with a...
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FSC Partners with University of Miami Researchers on Erectile Dysfunction Study

Over the next several months, the University of Miami will be working on a national study of erectile dysfunction and the use of erectile dysfunction treatments. Last month, researchers approached FSC about working with the organization to reach possible participants...
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What is Net Neutrality? (ACLU)

Read the full article at aclu.org The internet has become so much a part of the lives of most Americans that it is easy to imagine that it will always remain the free and open medium it is now....

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