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Dildos and Domination — The Legalities of Domme Strap-On Play

Dildos and Domination — The Legalities of Domme Strap-On Play
Pegging has come a long way since the 1970s. When pegging (a woman anally penetrating a man with a strap-on dildo) was included in the 1976 adult film favorite “The Opening of Misty Beethoven,” that scene was controversial even in the adult entertainment industry. But these days, pegging... More »

Coming Together as an Industry Has Never Been So Important

Coming Together as an Industry Has Never Been So Important
2013 is seeing a surge of activity in the war against child exploitation and unauthorized access to age-restricted materials on the Internet, making headlines and causing many cries for action against the adult entertainment industry, which continues to be wrongfully painted with the brush of balder... More »

Humping Over the Summer Slump

Humping Over the Summer Slump
Okay, so I know my blog is all about sex toys and this one is too. In fact, it’s especially for those brick-and-mortar types – which was my passion for 12 years of my life during my time at my award-winning store, Grand Opening! Twelve years of sticking the key in the door, hoping that c... More »

Bad News Comes in Bunches

Bad News Comes in Bunches
It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the trend started to cause panic. One death alone is one too many, cause for concern and examination. But since January of 2012, the mounting number of deaths that have claimed the lives of gay porn models both past and present has been alarming. Roman Ragaz... More »

FSC Statement on Possible Syphilis Case

FSC Statement on Possible Syphilis Case
In response to media reports of a possible incidence of a positive syphilis test being returned for an adult performer, FSC (which operates APHSS.org) has released the following statement: “FSC wishes to address rumors of a syphilis ‘outbreak’ in the adult industry. ... More »

WIA Profile: Kimberley Gordon

WIA Profile: Kimberley Gordon
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Kimberley Gordon may be a young executive but ... More »

Member Spotlight: Pipedream’s Nick Orlandino

Member Spotlight: Pipedream’s Nick Orlandino
Every week, FSC members are asked to answer a few questions for the FSC’s X-Press newsletter Member Spotlight. This new feature helps you get to know your colleagues better, as well as their perspectives on the industry. In the spotlight this week, Pipedream Products CEO Nick Or... More »

Photo Tagging for Fun and Profit

Photo Tagging for Fun and Profit
Social media powerhouse Facebook is apparently seeking to leverage crowdsourcing and community building to boost the social appeal of its Instagram photo sharing service; releasing a new feature that may hold appeal for digital media and other online marketers. According to Instagram (which reporte... More »

Criminalizing Online Innovation: State Attorneys General Seek to Amend Section 230

Criminalizing Online Innovation: State Attorneys General Seek to Amend Section 230
Deceptively invoking the ‘save the children’ mantra yet again, State AG’s are reigniting the battle against online escort advertising websites, this time calling on Congress to amend one of the Internet’s few statutory guardians: Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.... More »

Extending Your Brand

Extending Your Brand
Putting your name on someone else’s product is a fast way to expose your brand to new audiences, driving previously unreached customers to your business, while helping to reinforce current customer’s confidence in the strength of your brand — providing a level of reassurance that t... More »

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