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,...

Tech Orgs Object to Another New Bill Targeting Section 230 (YNOT)

OFVDA, “Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act,” is the latest bill to take aim at Section 230. ~~~ It’s a day that ends in Y – which means elected representatives are again talking about amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, while...

Georgia Town Redefines ‘Sexual Device Store’ to Target Adult Boutique (XBIZ)

East Cobb County in Georgia moves to discriminate against “sexually oriented businesses"  in newly drafted county code aimed to target brick and mortar adult boutiques in the area. ~~~ EAST COBB, Georgia — In the latest attempt by Georgia municipal authorities to...

Legendary First Amendment Attorney John Weston Has Died (AVN)

This past Friday, First Amendment attorney John Weston passed away from cancer. ~~~ LOS ANGELES—Attorney John Weston, one of the leading lights in the adult industry's fight to preserve its First Amendment rights—in fact, the industry's very right to exist at all—died...

The Porn Industry Is Headed for a Major Coronavirus Outbreak (The Daily Beast)

Adult star Cherie DeVille writes about how the testing system—and contact tracing—employed by porn is woefully inadequate and even dangerous. ~~~ People can take risks. People are allowed to gamble. I am not advocating for shutting down porn, but I want to educate...

What Labor Bill AB2257 Means for Studio Work, Content Trade and Camming (XBIZ)

“As always, we recommend that performers and content buyers consult with their attorneys before making business decisions based on interpretations of this law,” FSC Director Michelle LeBlanc told XBIZ. ~~~ SACRAMENTO — Last Friday, Democratic California Governor Gavin...

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...

Woodhull Plaintiffs File Motion to Declare FOSTA Unconstitutional (XBIZ)

The Woodhull vs. FOSTA/SESTA fight is not over yet, folx! ~~~ WASHINGTON — The plaintiffs in the Woodhull Freedom Foundation case challenging FOSTA/SESTA filed on Monday a motion asking the D.C. district court for a summary judgment declaring the legislation...

How to Overcome the Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on Retail (XBIZ)

Kris Lynch, the owner of Ruff Doggie Styles, Inc. discusses retail strategies amidst COVID-19 for adult businesses. ~~~ What do we do now? Well, unless you have a crystal ball, no one knows; but suffice to say that we all need to start re-thinking our business and...

New AB5 Carve-Out Stays Vague for Adult, FSC Working on Guidance (AVN)

Exemption for ‘performance artists’ in new worker classification bill fails to address industry specifically. ~~~ SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, the California state legislature approved a wide-ranging slate of exemptions to AB5, the controversial law that attempts to...

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