Tag: Free Speech Coalition

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U.S. Porn Production Temporarily Halted Amid HIV Scare

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the United States porn industry’s leading trade group, is urging the shutdown of all adult film production following concerns that an adult film performer has possibly tested positive for HIV.

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Porn Industry Rejoices: Condom Mandate Rejected

California officials came just one vote shy of approving a measure that would have required porn actors to wear condoms–as well as “porn goggles” and dental dams–while filming adult movies.

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Adult Film: Formal Protest Filed over Condoms, ‘Porn Goggles’

Trade groups representing the adult film industry filed a formal protest on Tuesday against new regulations being considered by California health officials that would mandate the use of protective eyewear and condoms on all pornography productions filmed in the state.

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‘Eye Protection’? Porn Stars Say New California Regs Go Too Far

LOS ANGELES — Adult film performers in California could soon be required to wear condoms and goggles to prevent exposure to bodily fluids, and producers would have to pay for medical visits and Hepatitis B treatments, under a new set of safety procedures recently released by the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Cal/OSHA).

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Measure Calls For Taxpayer Funded “Porn Czar” to Monitor Condom Usage

Los Angeles, California–Controversial president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Michael Weinstein, aims to be California’s first “porn czar” by passing a 2016 ballot measure, which he wrote, to monitor all adult film sets in California to make sure all male performers wear condoms.