General Health Alert Regarding Meningitis Infections in Southern California

General Health Alert Regarding Meningitis Infections in Southern California

Despite NO cases among adult performers, vaccinations are recommended. An outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is ongoing in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. So far this year, twenty-four (24) cases of IMD, including meningitis and bloodstream infections, have been linked with this outbreak in Los Angeles County, Long Beach, and Orange County. Sixteen (16) of […]

Cal/OSHA Announces Advisory Committee to Develop Regulations for Adult Industry

Tynan: “We are hopeful that this represents a new era wherein performers and those working on adult film sets are recognized as true stakeholders.”

Cal/OSHA Announces Advisory Committee to Develop Regulations for Adult Industry

LOS ANGELES — Cal/OSHA, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, has announced that it will create a new advisory committee to shape new regulations for the adult industry. The announcement of such an advisory committee, which would ostensibly include working adult performers, is a significant shift away from the historically adversarial approach taken […]

GayHotMovies Seeking Sponsors for Annual Underwear Fashion Show & Auction to Benefit the FSC

GayHotMovies Seeking Sponsors for Annual Underwear Fashion Show & Auction to Benefit the FSC

My name is Janie Mackenzie and I handle publicity and public relations for HotMovies.com and GayHotMovies.com. Together with Ryan Bagshaw, Director of GayHotMovies.com & Affiliate Manager, we are reaching out to you concerning a potential sponsorship opportunity with the 2016 GayHotMovies Underwear Fashion Show & Auction, a fundraiser to benefit both the Free Speech Coalition […]

Leading AIDS Organization Formally Opposes Adult Film Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) cites proposal's deficient public health strategies and the potential for lawsuits against performers

Leading AIDS Organization Formally Opposes Adult Film Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

LOS ANGELES — AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the state’s leading public health and advocacy organizations, has announced its opposition to a pending ballot measure pertaining to adult film production in California.  The controversial “Safer Sex in Adult Film Production Act” is awaiting approval to appear on November’s ballot. In its release APLA states […]

California Republican Party Votes To oppose Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

California Republican Party Votes To oppose Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

BURLINGAME — The California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly to oppose a state ballot initiative that would allow private citizens to sue adult performers if a condom is not visible in an adult film. The controversial California Condoms in Pornographic Films Act has been widely opposed by performers, producers, and public health advocates. Eric Paul Leue, Executive Director […]

Siouxsie Q Joins FSC as Director of Policy and Industry Relations

Siouxsie Q Joins FSC as Director of Policy and Industry Relations

The Free Speech Coalition is pleased to announce that adult performer, writer, and activist, Siouxsie Q, will join FSC as its newly appointed Director of Policy and Industry Relations. Siouxsie has been working with the Coalition in an ad-hoc manner since February. “With her hard work helping to secure our Cal/OSHA victory in February, Siouxsie […]

FSC Calls on Attorney General To Drop Rentboy Charges

FSC Calls on Attorney General To Drop Rentboy Charges

Today, Eric Paul Leue, Executive Director of the Free Speech Coalition, released the following statement in support of Jeffrey Hurant: Last month, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York finally dismissed charges against six employees of the adult advertising directory Rentboy. Unfortunately, charges against Jeffrey Hurant, who owned and ran the site for […]