FSC Board Statement on HIV, PASS and The Antibody Test

Over the last two months, there have been confusing claims and counterclaims made regarding PASS in social media, the press, and at industry trade shows. The Free Speech Coalition Board of Directors is issuing this statement to clarify and update the industry on its...

Free Speech Coalition Statement on LA Direct and Derek Hay

No performer should have to experience the abuse, coercion, wage theft or fraud detailed by these women, whether at the hands of an agent, manager or producer. Sex work is real work, and sex workers deserve the same professionalism, respect, honesty and consent as any...

Updated: NBC Investigates Allegations Against LA Direct’s Derek Hay (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Gustavo Turner at XBIZ.com LOS ANGELES — NBC released today a 75-minute exposé investigating accusations against prominent industry agent Derek Hay and his agency LA Direct Models by several adult performers he formerly represented. Hay, who...

Free Speech Coalition Launches INSPIRE Program to Guide New Performers

LOS ANGELES — Free Speech Coalition, the national trade organization for the adult industries, has launched the INSPIRE Program, a performer-created resource to help provide guidance and support to newcomers to the adult industry. Developed by FSC Industry Relations...

Op-Ed: Can Sex Workers Ever Trust Kamala Harris? (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Gustavo Turner at XBIZ.com   “Have you heard? Kamala Harris is in favor of decriminalizing sex work.” Chances are that if you have anything to do with the adult industry or other kinds of sex work, you probably heard a version of...

Memorial Celebration, Fundraiser Set Up for Bill Bailey’s Family (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Gustavo Turner at XBIZ.com LOS ANGELES — Several friends and associates of performer Bill Bailey, who passed away after an accident in Mexico City earlier this month, have organized a memorial celebration and fundraiser to help his Tennessee...

Pineapple Support to Host Suicide Prevention Training Day (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Renate Black at XBIZ.com LOS ANGELES — Pineapple Support is set to sponsor a free suicide prevention training day in Tarzana on Sunday, March 24. The event is specifically aimed at helping agents, performers and producers better cope with...

PASS Advisory: Mycoplasma Genitalium

FSC-PASS has been made aware of a sexually transmitted infection (STI), Mycoplasma genitalium, that is rarely tested for in the US but may be increasing in prevalence. Given the available data and screening guidelines from the CDC and other institutions, we do not at...

How to Make Sex More Dangerous (NYTimes)

Read the full article by Andrea Barrica at NYTimes.com Refusing to provide children with medically accurate sex education isn’t ideological — it’s negligent. I cried the first time I saw a naked man. As a young woman growing up in a conservative Catholic household, I...

FOSTA Kills Ads for Dan Savage’s Hump! Amateur Adult Fest (XBIZ)

Read the full article by JC Adams at XBIZ.com CYBERSPACE — Targeted online advertising by the Hump! Film Festival has been kneecapped by FOSTA/SESTA, according to festival founder Dan Savage. Savage, a noted sexpert and activist, founded the festival as a platform for...

Domain-a-Palooza

As expected, Internet regulatory agency ICANN at its meeting in Singapore last week approved the addition of specific gTLDs, like .Disney, .boobs or .whatever. And, while ICANN and the registrars...

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