AHF’s Weinstein Gets An Earful From Danny Mountain & Mia Malkova

AHF’s Weinstein Gets An Earful From Danny Mountain & Mia Malkova

Hollywood, Calif. — Something to brighten your Sunday afternoon: Michael Weinstein, proponent of Measure B, Prop 60, and virtually every initiative that has bedeviled the adult world for a decade, has steadfastly refused to work alongside, or even debate with, members of the adult film community. Instead, Weinstein, head of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), has opted simply to […]

 

Over 100 Performers Head to Oakland Tomorrow to Protest ‘Dangerous’ Cal/OSHA Regulation Vote

Over 100 Performers Head to Oakland Tomorrow to Protest ‘Dangerous’ Cal/OSHA Regulation Vote

OAKLAND, CA — Over one hundred adult performers are expected to appear at Thursday’s Cal/OSHA hearing in Oakland, where Cal/OSHA board members will vote on new regulations that mandate not only condoms, but also dental dams, eye protection and other barriers for use on adult film sets. “These are unworkable regulations based in fear and […]

 

S.F. Democratic Party Denounces Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

S.F. Democratic Party Denounces Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Democratic Party has taken a position on the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s statewide porn-condom ballot measure that’s set for the November ballot: It’s condemned it. The local party’s oversight body, known as the Democratic County Central Committee, unanimously passed a resolution denouncing the measure at a meeting last week, according […]

 

Attn: Performers -Cal/OSHA Standards Board Meeting, Public Comment

Attn: Performers -Cal/OSHA Standards Board Meeting, Public Comment

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Meeting, Public Comment   prior to the VOTE regarding proposed adult production  regulations  WHERE?  Harris State Building, Auditorium,   1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612   WHEN?  February 18, 2016, 10am   WHY?  The proposed regulations (5193.1) will end present   testing and performer privacy protocols and enact a  regulation that will end our industry as you know it! ? CONDOMS required for all vaginal, anal   and oral   sex.  NO EXCEPTIONS!! ? GOGGLES required for facials, “dental dams” for oral sex and rimming ? MEDICAL RECORDS must be kept by producers for up to 30 years ? TESTING becomes lower quality and less frequent ? FINES of up to $25K for each violation Cal/OSHA will vote to adopt these regulations on Feb 18. This is the adult industry’s last  chance to ask for a “NO” vote on 5193.1.       PERFORMERS, THIS IS  YOUR LAST CHANCE   TO VOICE YOUR  OPPOSITION TO THESE PROPOSED REGULATIONS   For information and travel assistance, contact  INFO@FreeSpeechCoalition.com  

 

FSC Asks for No Shoots on February 18, Date of Cal/OSHA Vote

Final Vote on Condom and Goggle Regulations Scheduled for February 18, in Oakland

FSC Asks for No Shoots on February 18, Date of Cal/OSHA Vote

Free Speech Coalition is requesting that adult producers refrain from shooting on February 18th, the date of a critical Cal/OSHA meeting, so that large numbers of performers may be free to attend and testify. Cal/OSHA is expected to vote on regulations that would require condoms for all penetrative sex, including oral, as well as dental […]

 

Condom law might force porn producers to decamp from California #RemoveWeinstein

Condom law might force porn producers to decamp from California #RemoveWeinstein

Outside of the random insults, this is a fairly good read.. Can condoms cause the hugely profitable California porn business to go limp? In November 2016, state voters may be asked to pass judgment on a ballot initiative that would require actors in adult films to wear condoms when they engage in onscreen sex acts. […]

 

Comments From Today’s NPR Condom Initiative Call In #RemoveWeinstein

Comments From Today’s NPR Condom Initiative Call In  #RemoveWeinstein

This morning , KPPC (one of the two big NPR affiliates in LA) had a  call-in show about the new condom initiative. Guests included AHF flunkie Adam Cohen and Mike Stabile. Below is what Stabile sent me as well as a few comments from the NPR site. While the host Larry Mantle was balanced, Adam […]

 

California Officials Write Letter Opposing Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Films

California Officials Write Letter Opposing Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Films

Two California Officials, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener and California State Senator Mark Leno, have written a joint letter to the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board regarding a proposed statute that would make condom use mandatory in all adult films being shot in California. The proposed regulation covers all workplaces in which employees […]

 

Meet Karen Tynan, The Woman Trying To Keep Condoms Out of Adult Film

Meet Karen Tynan, The Woman Trying To Keep Condoms Out of Adult Film

The adult entertainment industry is generally thought to be run by men, for men. (FYI: It’s not.) However, in times of legal crisis or cultural attack, the cadre of “industry attorneys” on call are all, invariably, men. Until now. In November 2012, 59.96 percent of LA County voters approved Measure B, which mandated the use of […]

 
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