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 […]

 

Cal/OSHA Votes Against Condoms, Goggles for Adult Film Sets in California

Cal/OSHA Votes Against Condoms, Goggles for Adult Film Sets in California

OAKLAND, CA — The Cal/OSHA Board voted not to approve regulations which would mandate condoms and other protective barriers, including latex dental dams and eye protection, for performers on adult film sets. Nearly one hundred adult performers spoke at the hearing against the proposed regulations, along with producers, doctors, and STI specialist. Eric Paul Leue, […]

 

XBIZ to Periscope Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing #RemoveWeinstein

XBIZ to Periscope Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing #RemoveWeinstein

OAKLAND, Calif. — @XBIZ will broadcast Thursday’s Cal/OSHA standards board meeting live on Periscope. The 10 a.m. meeting, which will be held at the Harris State Building in Oakland, Calif., could seal the direction of proposed California Code of Regulations Title 8 § 5193.1, which comprises an update to worker safety laws for adult performers […]

 

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 Appoints Eric Paul Leue as Executive Director

FSC Appoints Eric Paul Leue as Executive Director

CANOGA PARK, Calif. — The Free Speech Coalition today said that longtime entrepreneur and HIV/AIDS activist Eric Paul Leue will take over as executive director of the adult industry trade organization. Leue will take the reins of the organization as executive director on Feb. 1. Leue had most recently worked as the director of sexual […]

 

FSC Producers Meeting Today: “The Entire Industry is Vulnerable”

FSC Producers Meeting Today: “The Entire Industry is Vulnerable”

LOS ANGELES — Free Speech Coalition Board Chair Jeffrey Douglas says that all areas of the adult industry are vulnerable to lawsuits under new mandatory condom initiative in California, regardless of where they are in the production chain, and in some cases, where or what they produce. He and others will discuss the new ballot initiative, […]