UK: Possessing Simulated ‘Rape Porn’ Could Net 3-Year Jail Term

UNITED KINGDOM—Videos and images that depict rape are already illegal to publish in the United Kingdom, but news reports indicate that the government in January will seek to close a loophole in the law that allows possession of “rape porn,” whether simulated or not, bringing “England and Wales in line with Scotland, where the offence carries […]


Pornography filters on or off? That’s a conversation couples will have to have, says David Cameron

Husbands will have to have difficult conversations with their wives about whether to opt out of new pornography filters, David Cameron suggested on Monday. But the Prime minister added that he thought families with children should opt to block access. Mr Cameron was asked how couples would agree over web access, if a husband wanted […]


Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals interviewed by ‘ACJS Daily’

I was recently honored to be interviewed by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ quarterly folio, ACJS Today. The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963. The organization endeavors to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline […]


Vivid Radio Launches Today on SiriusXM

LOS ANGELES — Vivid Radio, from leading adult film company Vivid Entertainment, has announced an opening program lineup that will launch today on SiriusXM channel 102. Programming will begin at 3 p.m. daily with “The Vivid Superstar Hour,” hosted on a rotating schedule by Vivid Girls Monique Alexander, Julia Ann, Allie Haze, Tori Wells, Raylene […]


Sex Worker Saviors: Are They Charlatans or Shepherds, part IV: by Vanessa L. Pinto

When I began writing almost five years ago, I wrote about sex. In fact, I took a year of my sex life and blogged about every sexual encounter I had; I was even voted San Francisco’s Sluttiest Blogger in 2010. One of the things I chose to do during my year-long project and after was sex work. […]


XBIZ to Debut Industry ‘Black Book’ at January Events Series

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the upcoming Hollywood premiere of XBIZ Index, a high-end industry business directory created for established company owners and executives as well as newcomer entrepreneurs. Complimentary copies of XBIZ Index will be exclusively distributed to attendees of XBIZ 360 and the highly anticipated 2014 XBIZ Awards show. Featuring […]


FSC: Film Permits for Adult Production Plummet in Los Angeles

CANOGA PARK, Calif. – According to information from film permitting agency FilmLA, only 24 permits for adult film productions in Los Angeles County have been filed as of their last report in 2013. That number is down significantly from approximately 480 permits filed by this time last year and prior to last November’s passage of […]


Playmate Brandi Brandt Extradited To Australia

Playmate Brandi Brandt Extradited To Australia

Former Playmate of the Month Brandi Brandt was extradited from the US to Australia yesterday to face cocaine conspiracy charges. Brandi was Playmate of The Month way back in October 1987 and also Nikki Sixx’s wife at one point. She was in a Sydney courtroom yesterday facing charges that she was part of a group […]


7 Reasons Why America Should Legalize Prostitution

Business Insider’s Dylan Love had his expectations shattered when he reported on a Nevada brothel and observed that legalized, well-regulated prostitution can be both safe and profitable. Nevada only allows prostitution in licensed brothels that test workers routinely for sexually transmitted infections. While Love is not the first to observe legal prostitution can be relatively […]