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HIV Crisis Continuing in Adult Industry

September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The HIV crisis in the porn industry continues, with rumors of up to four performers now being infected (these rumors are NOT confirmed), all of whom were active in the Kink.com community. This is scary news. Very scary news. I don’t know if this has anything to do with the fact that condoms [...continue...]

5 Reasons to Vote No on Measure B Tomorrow

November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

For those who don’t know: Measure B will appear on Los Angeles County ballots in tomorrow’s election, and if passed would require adult performers to use condoms, gloves, and/or dental dams in all porn shoots filmed in LA County. It would also require the funding and deployment of LA [...continue...]

The Miami Report: A Safe Place for Sex

May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

This might sound trite and very duh-inducing, but I was just looking through my pictures from Miami and watching the interview I did with Sarah Vandella for WHACK! and it got me thinking. Sarah was at the LA Direct Models booth right across the thoroughfare from the WHACK! booth for most of the [...continue...]

Planned Parenthood and Feminist Porn Awards

March 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

I just got back from a long overdue visit to genderqueer porn star Jiz Lee’s blog, which is fabulous, and it got me thinking about a few things: 1) I’m going to the Feminist Porn Awards, too! Yes, dearies, I will be in Toronto from April 14-16, geeking out about all my favorite porn [...continue...]

WICKED PICTURES – No Penetration Without Latex Representation!

December 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Wicked Pictures is fighting the good fight. As the only major adult studio to feature exclusively condom-mandatory scenes (while still raking in cash and putting out high quality stroke material), Wicked still recognizes the importance of freedom to not use condoms, and they’re doing [...continue...]

Adult Industry Healthcare: Feasible? Or Fantasy…

September 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

(Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two part series discussing health care for adult performers. The previous part can be found in last week’s issue.) The smut biz used to be called “the recession proof industry” because in past epochs of economic turmoil, porn has sailed [...continue...]