We are the National Trade Association for the Adult Industry

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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.

Questions?

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

Panicking About Porn Is Eternal, Despite The Total Lack Of Evidence (Buzzfeed)

Read the full article by Elizabeth Nolan Brown at buzzfeed.com Evidence-free freakouts over erotica are a time-honored tradition, from fears about "pornographic" French novels in the 1890s to consternation over cable-TV porn in the 1980s. Modern history is littered...

AEE Legal Panel Examines ‘Law & Disorder… What’s Ahead in 2018’ (AVN)

Read the full article by Mark Kernes at AVN.com LAS VEGAS, Nev.—No Adult Entertainment Expo would be complete without its legal panel, and this year is no different, bringing together several attorneys who deal with different aspects of the adult entertainment...

The Most Innovative Sex Toys and Adult Products We Saw at the 2018 AVN Awards Expos (Allure)

Read the full article by Lynsey G. at allure.com The annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and AVN Adult Novelty Expo in Las Vegas are twin showcases of everything sexy, featuring porn performers, webcam models, and the very best in sex toy technology. Happening...

Blabbermouth Podcast: Rationing Outrage, Banning Porn, and Escaping Into a Wordless Book

Listen to the full Blabbermouth Podcast by Dan Savage, Rich Smith, and Eli Sanders at thestranger.com A New York Times columnist wants to ban porn because he believes the Internet is giving us porn on a scale never before seen and, as a result, warping the minds of...

‘We lost five women’: Porn industry reckons with assault allegations and a string of deaths (Washington Post)

Read the full article by Dennis Romero at washingtonpost.com “We lost five women,” says adult star Tasha Reign. “If you are going to join the adult industry, it’s a hard transition. Society, your family and your friends will treat you differently. That’s the hardest...

‘They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement (TIME)

Read the full article by Samantha Cooney at time.com Like millions of others, Melony Hill took to social media last fall to say “me too.” The 36-year-old Baltimore resident disclosed on Facebook and on her blog in October that she had experienced sexual violence. But...

German Court Rules Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy Is Illegal (XBIZ)

  Read the full story by Rhett Pardon at XBIZ.com BERLIN — In a ruling of particular interest to those working in the adult entertainment biz, a German court has ruled that Facebook’s "real name" policy is illegal and that users must be allowed to sign up for the...

To Media Reporting on Loss

Over the past several months, the adult community has suffered more than its share of heartbreak. We have struggled to make sense of the loss, and to move forward to prevent future tragedy. It is important to discuss challenges that may face performers and others who...

FSC Issues Second Ringworm Advisory

Secondary infections may necessitate suspensions of production LOS ANGELES — Free Speech Coalition, the national trade association for the adult industry, has received numerous reports of ringworm, a fungal infection that also causes athlete’s foot and jock itch,...

Advisory: Warning – Fungal Infection Spreading in the Performer Pool

- Suspensions of Production May Become Necessary If Reports Continue - - Increasing Risk of STIs and Secondary Infections Due to Untreated Ringworm -     DO NOT: Shoot with untreated or suspected ringworm Share unwashed towels, clothes, makeup brushes or bedding with...

To Media Reporting on Loss

Over the past several months, the adult community has suffered more than its share of heartbreak. We have struggled to make sense of the loss, and to move forward to prevent future tragedy. It is...

FSC Issues Second Ringworm Advisory

Secondary infections may necessitate suspensions of production LOS ANGELES — Free Speech Coalition, the national trade association for the adult industry, has received numerous reports of ringworm,...

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