FSC COVID-19 Task Force Update

Update 5/20/2020: FSC COVID-19 Task Force    Since late April, the FSC COVID-19 Task Force has been meeting twice weekly — as well as speaking with advisory groups of producers, performers, and medical experts — to discuss benchmarks for lifting the production...

The Anti-Porn-in-Lockdown Crusade has Begun (YNOT)

The landscape of porn creation and production had already been experiencing major changes and growing pains with the rise in fan subscription sites and the accessibility of free online porn. That has been magnified and accelerated now working amidst the covid-19...

Supreme Court Tests Bush-Era Law Forcing Nonprofits to Denounce Sex Work (XBIZ)

The Supreme Court is, once again looking at whether or not certain restrictions on aiding those in the sex trade, should be imposed on non-profits that receive aid from the US. ~~~ WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court justices voiced their concern Tuesday that a 2003 law...

LEGAL Sex Workers To Hold Digital Rally For International Whores’ Day (AVN)

For whores of all stripes, the show must go on. The 45th anniversary of International Whores' Day will be held virtually, online for the 1st time in its history. This online event is being organized by NYC-based IWD NYC Digital Rally. ~~~ On June 2 from 12pm-2pm ET,...

U.S. Catholic Bishops Call For Federal Pornography Crackdown (Forbes)

The surge in online porn traffic has caused the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to impose their outdated views on morals and sexuality in a letter to the federal government. The letter hopes to encourage the government to crackdown on the adult industry in a number...

Road to Recovery: Retail Industry Execs Reflect on COVID-19 Pandemic (XBIZ)

XBIZ talks to pleasure product manufacturers, retailers and buyers about the changes in their work amidst the covid-19 pandemic. How to move forward, what will change, what will remain the same? ~~~ The new decade started off with promising new opportunities for the...

The Adult Industry Can Survive Without Government Help. Here’s Why. (Washington Post)

The adult industry is as self-sufficient as it ever was. It is now even more evident amongst the coronavirus pandemic. FSC has a long history of being the industry's leader in legal battles. Now amidst this health and safety battle, FSC continues to guide returning to...

Why the Porn Industry Has a Lot to Teach us About Safety in the Covid-19 Era (STAT News)

Stat News, the medical extension of Boston Globe investigates the adult industry's PASS system and its potential for laying the foundation for how Covid-19 testing & reporting will work for the general population. “We’re already used to working in an environment...

Update 5/12/20: FSC Emergency Fund Disbursements

Update 5/12/20: FSC Emergency Fund Disbursements As of May 12, 2020 Total raised: $146,000 Total applicants: 489 Total disbursed: $120,000 to 400 people (in progress) The FSC Emergency Fund helps talent and crew who can’t work during the COVID-19 production hold. To...

Examining the Benefits of Embracing Ecommerce (XBIZ)

Ecommerce is taking the lead for pleasure products sales. Foot traffic is becoming more obsolete, nothing makes that more evident that these past few weeks with stay-at-home orders. But there are tried and true tactics pleasure product retailers can take to keep...

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...

Kenya Rejects .XXX

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdGJY7hCVcs&feature=youtu.be] Speaking at an event to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, Kenyan Ministry of Information’s Dr. Bitange Ndemo explains...

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