AVN: FEC Shoots Down AHF Attempt to Target Anti-Measure B Funding

AVN: FEC Shoots Down AHF Attempt to Target Anti-Measure B Funding

As reported by Mark Kernes at AVN.com LOS ANGELES—The efforts of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to have the Federal Election Commission (FEC) look at the funding for the adult industry’s “No on Measure B” campaign came to an end today as the Commission voted 3-3 along party lines not to extend the limitations on foreign […]

What Porners Really Think About Mandatory Condoms: Part 1

What Porners Really Think About Mandatory Condoms: Part 1

When AHF’s Measure B kicked off back in 2012, I started including condom questions in all adult performer interviews and for the most part the girls gave solid answers. Since the interviews are dated, I also reached out to about 100 performers, agencies and directors to get their take on condoms. With certain blogs and […]

Statement by Diane Duke CEO of The Free Speech Coalition #RemoveWeinstein #NoOnMeasureB

Statement by Diane Duke CEO of The Free Speech Coalition #RemoveWeinstein #NoOnMeasureB

In response to Michael Weinstein’s misleading comments yesterday regarding an investigation by California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) about my activities as Treasurer of the “No on Measure B” campaign, I unfortunately find it necessary to set the record straight. This is just another publicity stunt by AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which is operating less and […]

Is sex with goggles safer? — California’s Attack on Pornography

Is sex with goggles safer? — California’s Attack on Pornography

The new sex police are as irrational as the old In California, road crews wear safety vests, window washers clip into harnesses and pizza delivery boys must buckle up. Should adult film actors also be forced to use protective gear? Under newly proposed rules, OSHA, the state agency charged with maintaining safety and health in […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Nolan Brown: California doesn’t need a porn czar

Elizabeth Nolan Brown: California doesn’t need a porn czar

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown Since Los Angeles County passed a 2012 law requiring all male porn performers to wear condoms, some Californians have been trying to extend the requirement statewide. Legislation to this effect failed last summer, but activists are now seeking to put the matter before voters in 2016. If successful, the proposed ballot […]

Camarillo City Council uses condom law to keep porn shoots out of city

Camarillo City Council uses condom law to keep porn shoots out of city

The latest illustration that condom laws have nothing to do with “public health” and everything to do with blocking the creation of adult content. CAMARILLO, Calif. – The Camarillo City Council has approved rules and regulations meant to discourage the production of adult films in the city after portions of Los Angeles County’s Safer Sex in the […]

Porn and Condoms and Prop. 8

Porn and Condoms and Prop. 8

How California’s marriage equality case can (and should) sink L.A.’s ‘condoms in porn’ law. Most of us remember where we were when the Supreme Court issued its 2013 ruling overturning Proposition 8. It was a day of celebration, as the streets from West Hollywood to the Castro and beyond swelled with revelers filled with optimism […]

Los Angeles County Disputes AHF Measure B Allegations

Los Angeles County Disputes AHF Measure B Allegations

Los Angeles County is disputing allegations by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation that it is failing to enforce Measure B, which requires mandatory condom usage on adult film shoots, by not collecting permit fees from production companies. County Counsel Mark Saladino sent a letter to the Hollywood advocacy group on Jan. 30 in response to a […]

AHF Demands Los Angeles County Start Enforcing Measure B

AHF Demands Los Angeles County Start Enforcing Measure B

AIDS Healthcare Foundation has demanded LA County start setting permit fees for adult films, and start enforcing Measure B . A federal court has found the implementation of Measure B to be unconstitutional. Below is a copy of the letter sent to Los Angeles County Counsel yesterday. It’s just the latest example of Michael Weinstein […]

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