Despite strong outcry against it from the adult film industry, a measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms on set was passed by LA County voters, with 56% of the vote. The "Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act'," in addition to mandating condoms, will require porn producers to apply for a permit from the LA County Dept of Public Health to shoot sex scenes. The fee will finance periodic inspections of porn filming, and violations will be subject to civil fines and criminal misdemeanor charges. 1.2 million people thought this was a good idea.
First it was music, now it's porn. Attorneys for the adult film industry are taking a page from the music industry and filing mass lawsuits to stop porn piracy. They say the illegal file sharing is cutting deeply into profits, and those who play without paying must be stopped. Problem is, Innocent people are getting swept up in the internet dragnet.
A sexual health clinic in the San Fernando Valley - the Hollywood of pornography - has been denied a license to operate as a community clinic by California's Department of Public Health. The clinic, which is run by the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIM), is used by straight-porn producers to test actors for sexually transmitted diseases before filming. Many onlookers say it has to do with an October 2010 incident in which a "crossover" porn performer - who participated in both gay and straight porn - tested positive for HIV at AIM.
The country's top financial watchdogs turned out to
be horndogs who spent hours gawking at porn Web
sites as the economy teetered on the brink,
according to a memo released Thursday night.
The shocking findings include Securities and
Exchange Commission senior staffers using
government computers to browse for booty and an
accountant who tried to access the raunchy sites
16,000 times in one month.
The below interactive infographic shows the top 10 most commonly searched terms on porn sites over a 6 month period.
You can check out every state in the U.S. and then see what other countries around the world are searching for.
A former TSA employee was arraigned on child pornography charges. An onsite preview of the man's computer and two external hard drives confirmed that he was storing more than 10,000 child porn videos and images,
A group of porn production companies and adult industry lawyers met in Tucson last week, convened by locally-based studio Pink Visual, to work on stopping online pirates they claim are threatening the industry.