The following statement has been received from the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee (APAC):
“In light of public statements made about Adult Performer Advocacy Committee (APAC) Chairperson James Deen, James has voluntarily resigned from the organization’s board of directors.
“APAC recognizes the seriousness of the statements made by performers in the community and that they indicate a major conflict between a board member and other members of the organization.
“The APAC Board wants to state unequivocally that we stand with performers and other sex workers who are victims of any sort of sexual assault. APAC is committed to being a safe space for performers, and to creating a safer and healthier industry.”