Cal/OSHA Announces Advisory Committee to Develop Regulations for Adult Industry

Tynan: “We are hopeful that this represents a new era wherein performers and those working on adult film sets are recognized as true stakeholders.”

Cal/OSHA Announces Advisory Committee to Develop Regulations for Adult Industry

LOS ANGELES — Cal/OSHA, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, has announced that it will create a new advisory committee to shape new regulations for the adult industry. The announcement of such an advisory committee, which would ostensibly include working adult performers, is a significant shift away from the historically adversarial approach taken […]

 

2257 Ruling a Huge Victory for Free Speech

2257 Ruling a Huge Victory for Free Speech

LOS ANGELES — A three judge panel from the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the adult industry this week, declaring that the 2257 record-keeping regulations, Reagan-era protocols that were expanded by the Bush Administration to harass legitimate adult producers, are a likely government restraint on free speech, and as such require the […]

 

Adult Performers Head to Sacramento Today to Protest Adult Film Initiative

Adult Performers Head to Sacramento Today to Protest Adult Film Initiative

SACRAMENTO — Adult performers from across California will head to Sacramento today to attend a legislative hearing on the California Safer Sex in Adult Film Act. The proposed ballot initiative would allow private citizens — including any viewer of adult video — to sue a performer if a condom is not visible in the film. “No worker in […]

 

Industry Goes to Sacramento Against Weinstein #RemoveWeinstein

Industry Goes to Sacramento Against Weinstein  #RemoveWeinstein

On the 8th of June the California Legislature will hold an informational hearing regarding the “Safer Sex in Adult Film” State Ballot Initiative. AHF (the proponents of the initiative) will have 20 minutes to present their argument, then we will have 20 minutes to present against it. After the presentation the committee will take public […]

 

GayHotMovies Seeking Sponsors for Annual Underwear Fashion Show & Auction to Benefit the FSC

GayHotMovies Seeking Sponsors for Annual Underwear Fashion Show & Auction to Benefit the FSC

My name is Janie Mackenzie and I handle publicity and public relations for HotMovies.com and GayHotMovies.com. Together with Ryan Bagshaw, Director of GayHotMovies.com & Affiliate Manager, we are reaching out to you concerning a potential sponsorship opportunity with the 2016 GayHotMovies Underwear Fashion Show & Auction, a fundraiser to benefit both the Free Speech Coalition […]

 

Leading AIDS Organization Formally Opposes Adult Film Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

Leading AIDS Organization Formally Opposes Adult Film Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

LOS ANGELES — AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the state’s leading public health and advocacy organizations, has announced its opposition to a pending ballot measure pertaining to adult film production in California.  The controversial “Safer Sex in Adult Film Production Act” is awaiting approval to appear on November’s ballot. In its release APLA states […]

 

California Republican Party Votes To oppose Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

FSC’s Leue: “It’s one of the rare political issues where Democrats and Republicans agree. The bill is misguided, dangerous, costly, and terrible for California.”

California Republican Party Votes To oppose Condom Ballot Measure #RemoveWeinstein

BURLINGAME — The California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly to oppose a state ballot initiative that would allow private citizens to sue adult performers if a condom is not visible in an adult film. The controversial California Condoms in Pornographic Films Act has been widely opposed by performers, producers, and public health advocates. Eric Paul Leue, Executive Director […]

 

A statement from the Free Speech Coalition on the anti-porn bill passed in Utah this afternoon.

A statement from the Free Speech Coalition on the anti-porn bill passed in Utah this afternoon.

Today, the Utah Legislature passed a noxious bill which calls pornography a ‘public health crisis,’ and links it (erroneously) to everything from sexual dysfunction to violence against women. The claims and the implied proscriptions harken to the dark days before adult film was legal, and when sex and sexuality were only discussed behind closed doors, if at all. […]

 

Free Speech Coalition Praises Donors From 2016 XBIZ Fundraiser

Free Speech Coalition Praises Donors From 2016 XBIZ Fundraiser

CANOGA PARK — The Free Speech Coalition today praised nearly forty companies and individuals who contributed to a 2016 Xbiz Fundraiser for the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) and the Free Speech Coalition. Eric Paul Leue, Executive Director of the Free Speech Coalition, says: “This year marks the 25th anniversary of FSC and […]

 

AHF Using Cal/OSHA to Harass Political Opponents #RemoveWeinstein

AHF Using Cal/OSHA to Harass Political Opponents #RemoveWeinstein

CANOGA PARK — The Free Speech Coalition condemns the AIDS Healthcare Foundation for using the Cal/OSHA inspection process to selectively punish performers and producers who oppose them politically. While the adult industry has long drawn a connection between speaking out against AHF and subsequent inspections, AHF finally acknowledged its political motives in a press statement yesterday: “We want to thank Cal/OSHA for acting so […]