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The Gender Factor

The Gender Factor
Transgender and gender expression products are evolving in today’s adult marketplace, due in part to growing cultural awareness and availability. What inspires today’s current products and marketing? And what is the difference between gender expression and gender play products? Metis Bl... More »

Law Between the Sheets: Independent Contractor or Employee?

Law Between the Sheets: Independent Contractor or Employee?
All too often, adult business operators spend so much time focusing on things such as obscenity, record-keeping and intellectual property that they neglect some important corporate issues, including taxation and employment law, which can have a tremendous impact on a business owner. Make no mistake... More »

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities
The decision to sell dildos and cock rings is fraught with many of the same questions of specificity that plague any retail shop. Does one focus sales on a particular segment of the buying public, refining that demographic as narrowly as you can and be perceived not only as working for that communit... More »

Courtrooms in the Cloud: For 2257, What Comes Next?

Courtrooms in the Cloud: For 2257, What Comes Next?
In resolving the latest assault against 18 U.S.C. § 2257, a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals roundly rejected the Free Speech Coalition’s broad assault on the substantive provisions of 2257, largely centered on arguments arising from the First Amendment. But cur... More »

The Live Adult Webcam Sector Is Thriving

The Live Adult Webcam Sector Is Thriving
Having undergone nearly two decades of erotic evolution, today’s highly professional live adult webcam industry is big business — and a far cry from its humble beginnings as an exhibitionist’s personal project, and the haven of amateur adult website operators. Widely regarded as t... More »

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style
According to its author, sanitize.css renders elements consistently across browsers by styling with today’s best practices. CSS inheritance is assigned universally so that styles cascade naturally and consistently, and wherever possible, allow the box model to operate more intuitively — ... More »

WIA Profile: Jenny Gonzalez

WIA Profile: Jenny Gonzalez
Each month, XBIZ World spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of women in the adult industry. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry’s most influential female executives. This month’s WIA woman of the month is Dating Fa... More »

BaDoink: Rapid Growth of a Top-Tier Brand

BaDoink: Rapid Growth of a Top-Tier Brand
In recent years BaDoink has been one of the fastest growing and most rapidly evolving brands in the adult business. The rise of the company and some of the moves being made are intriguing because BaDoink is positioning itself right on the blurry line between porn and mainstream with a surprising am... More »

Falcon Studios Group Puts Class Into Compilations

Falcon Studios Group Puts Class Into Compilations
When acclaimed adult industry screenwriter and producer Jack Shamama gets nostalgic about memorable periods in gay porn, the late 1990s at Falcon come quickly to mind. “Falcon put out these movies, these guys were so hot, and you knew nothing about them. You could really project that they wer... More »

Exec Seat: Q&A With ExoClick's Giles Hirst

Exec Seat: Q&A With ExoClick's Giles Hirst
ExoClick’s Giles Hirst is the consummate brand manager. He’s a veteran at what he does and has given ExoClick the right (pardon the pun) click to make it resonate with current and potential customers. Hirst joined the Barcelona-based online advertising company last year after helping l... More »

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