Adult Industry COVID-19 Production Warning

Adult film production hubs are seeing a renewed and unprecedented risk for transmission of COVID-19.  Yesterday morning, the Los Angeles County health department called the rise in transmission ‘alarming,’ and estimated that 1 in 140 residents carries the virus and...

Mainstream Social Media Discriminates, So Collect Email Addresses (YNOT)

Connor Young, CEO and co-owner of YNOT, gives practical tips on how to navigate around email discrimination on social media sites. ~~~ There was a time when the online adult industry was littered with “small” but financially successful businesses. Most of these...

Walters: Section 230 Has “Fewer and Fewer Friends These Days” (YNOT)

It's an unfortunate, but sobering reality that Section 230 has far less supporters than ever and continues to be in jeopardy. ~~~ In 2017, in a paper that you may have seen referenced on Wikipedia and elsewhere, Christian Dippon of NERA Economic Consulting assessed...

The Great Reset in Adult: Finding the New Normal After Pressing Pause (XBIZ)

Segpay president and CEO, Cathy Beardsley gives a full view of how the pandemic lockdown is affecting different sectors of adult business. ~~~ So much has changed over the last several weeks, life as we knew it literally paused. It’s important to recognize that as we...

Adopting New Online Strategies for Brick-And-Mortar Retail (XBIZ)

Hamed Bosset-Allen is an accomplished entrepreneur who has over 15 years of brand development and marketing experience. In 2017, he founded SOS Distribution, which offers industry-exclusive brands with formulations for all genders and couples. Here, he gives 10 tips...

BIPOC Adult Industry Collective Announces Objectives in Ending Systemic Racism (XBIZ)

Earlier this month, leaders within the adult film industry acknowledged its unfair, historical issues with racism, including disparate wages based on ethnicity, and began the process of formulating strategies to correct these issues. The BIPOC (Black, Indigenous,...

How Exactly Do You Catch Covid-19? There Is a Growing Consensus (Wall Street Journal)

To contract COVID-19, you have to be exposed to a sufficient amount of the virus. Research suggests that it takes at least 1 million copies of the virus to cause infection. Transmission of the virus via face-to-face contact with an infected person is far more likely...

FSC Statement on Ron Jeremy Charges

Free Speech Coalition (FSC) stands with the women who have recently filed charges of rape and sexual assault against veteran adult film actor Ron Jeremy. We learned of the charges yesterday, but this is certainly not the first time such allegations have been made...

HotMovies Adds Non-Binary Gender Designation to Performer Database (YNOT)

In a move to respect the gender expressions of more performers, HotMovies.com expands database distinctions. ~~~ Video on demand platform HotMovies.com announced today that it has “has taken steps to more accurately reflect the broad spectrum of performers and...

Labor Commissioner Rules in Favor of Jane Does in Derek Hay, LA Direct Case (XBIZ)

The 5 Jane Does in the LA Direct saga have won their case in court. ~~~ LOS ANGELES — California Labor Commissioner Patricia Salazar issued today a 50-page decision on the complaint brought fourth by five former LA Direct models against agency owner Derek Hay. The...

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