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via BusinessWire.com AHF: Porn Producers Throw in the Towel on L.A.’s Measure B Los Angeles County Supervisors vote to settle lawsuit brought by Vivid Entertainment & adult industry to block implementation of L.A. County’s Measure B, the 2012 ballot measure approved by 57% of Los Angeles County voters that requires actors in pornographic films to wear condoms. Vivid & adult industry decline to continue with lawsuit; give in to constitutionality of condom requirement in adult films after U.S. Ninth District Court and the U.S. Ninth District Court of Appeals upheldRead More
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via MyNewsLA.com State regulators issued nine citations with fines totaling $77,875 Wednesday to the James Deen Productions adult-film studio for allegedly failing to protect performers through the use of condoms, in violation of the state’s blood-borne pathogens standard. Cal/OSHA officials said the fines stem from a Jan. 12 inspection at a film shoot in Woodland Hills, saying that in addition to the lack of condoms, the producers did not provide vaccines or follow-up exams to performers who may have been exposed to hepatitis B. Representatives of James Deen Productions, also knownRead More
Alexandra Mayers commentary:  Enough is enough.  1) Working as a pornstar is a LEGAL profession in the United States of America. 2) Once a pornstar is ready to retire and move on to other things in life, pornographers and other porn industry professionals need to RESPECT that and LET THAT INDIVIDUAL PROGRESS IN LIFE WITHOUT PROBLEMS. Look for my upcoming interview on www.MonicaAtHome.com with multi award winning ex pornstar Sunset Thomas in regards to the issue of being stalked by adult entertainment professionals who refuse to accept an ex pornstarsRead More
Alexandra Mayers fka Monica Foster commentary: I guess this Jeremy Long guy is the Asian American answer to Belle Knox.  He must be BRAND NEW because he’s not even listed on IAFD.com yet… spotted on CBSlocal A UC Berkeley law student says he is passionate about representing his Asian roots in his career, but until he graduates that career is pornography. Identified only by his stage name, Jeremy Long is living a double life of sorts as he puts himself through school working as a porn star to achieve his dreamsRead More
via Reuters.com (learn more details on MikeSouth.com by clicking here) (Reuters) – A regional U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Monday that pornographic movie actors in Los Angeles must wear condoms during sex scenes, upholding a lower court decision that was challenged by the adult film industry. In 2012, voters in Los Angeles County approved a measure to require condom use during sex scenes in pornographic movies, as well as the regular testing of actors for sexually transmitted diseases. Lawyers for the industry challenged the regulations in U.S. District Court, arguingRead More
Click here to sign the petition on Change.org As of current, the minimum age to perform in pornographic content in the United States of America is only 18 years old even though an individual generally can not legally consume alchohol in America until they are a minimum of 21 years old (due to the action contributing to “public health problems” according to the United States Center for Disease Control : http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/mlda.htm ). I am under the belief that the minimum age to perform in pornographic media (adult content) needs toRead More
***UPDATE 08/07/2014: I told you so. AHF targets Kink.com in Nevada with a new OSHA complaint. Stay in California where you belong porn “professionals”.   Alexandra Mayers fka Monica Foster commentary:  Both Mike South and Rob Black have tried to tell the porn industry nicely (and relatively gently) that the Free Speech Coalition’s plan of relocating the hub of the American pornographic industry from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Nevada is not going to work out. Well, I’m not so nice… Porn industry “professionals” – consider this your final warning toRead More
courtesy of ASMDC.org Assemblymember Hall Legislation to Require STD Testing & Condoms in Adult Films Approved by Senate Labor Committee SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) to require documentation of condom or other personal protective equipment use in California produced adult films and mandatory employer paid STD testing of adult film actors was approved today by the California State Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee. AB 1576 passed on a vote of 3 to 1. After the hearing, Hall released the following statement: “Today,Read More
***Update 04/30/2014: California porn condom bill passes committee! Monica Foster commentary: Every pornstar (whether currently active in the industry or not), should send a huge THANK YOU to California Assemblyman Isadore Hall III and Michael Weinstein of the Aids Healthcare Foundation for caring enough to protect their health and safety. text below in part from LAweekly  A bill that would mandate condoms for porn performers in California passed a key hurdle in the state legislature this week. L.A. area Assemblyman Isadore Hall’s AB 1576 was passed unanimously by the Assembly’s CommitteeRead More
Monica Foster commentary:  Until more women become lawmakers, the men who make these laws (and who probably engage in activity such as “revenge porn”) aren’t going to do much to help women who are being exploited. As women, we need to be proactive and FIGHT BACK. Sometimes we indeed are victimized (I’ve been there), but in time you have to get up, dust yourself off and figure out how you can get even. article spotted on Time Publishing intimate images without the subject’s consent is now a misdemeanor in California,Read More