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Pink Visual CEO Allison Vivas to Receive 2012 FSC Leadership Award

Pink Visual CEO Allison Vivas to Receive 2012 FSC Leadership Award
Free Speech Coalition is proud to announce that Pink Visual CEO Allison Vivas is the recipient of the 2012 FSC Leadership Award. The award will be presented during The XBIZ Awards Show. FSC’s Leadership Award is presented to the adult entertainment industry business or individua... More »

City of Los Angeles Files Suit Against AHF’s Condom Ballot Initiative

City of Los Angeles Files Suit Against AHF’s Condom Ballot Initiative
City of Los Angeles lawsuit against AHF says ballot measure is likely “unconstitutional,” and will waste taxpayer money - A lawsuit was filed yesterday by the City of Los Angeles challenging the constitutionality of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) ballot initiative. The initi... More »

Romney? Perry? 5 Things to Prepare for

Romney? Perry? 5 Things to Prepare for
It’s the fall of 2011, and the U.S. unemployment rate is at 9.1 percent and the economy appears too many to be heading back into recession. It is not surprising that President Obama’s approval ratings are in the low 40s and sinking. Because of this many operators of adult entertainment c... More »

2012 FSC Board of Directors Candidates

2012 FSC Board of Directors Candidates
  The following list includes all candidates for the upcoming 2012 FSC Board of Directors election to be held this month. Only active FSC members may vote in the election; electronic ballots will be sent by online survey service Zoomerang.com. FSC members may vote for four seats... More »

FSC Addresses Concerns on SOPA Internet Regulation

FSC Addresses Concerns on SOPA Internet Regulation
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) today sent a letter to the House and Senate Judiciary Committee, addressing concerns about the recently proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) on behalf of adult industry businesses. Representative Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the controversial bill, which prop... More »

Killing the Messenger: The Campaign Against Online Escort Advertising Sites Part II – Operational P

 Killing the Messenger: The Campaign Against Online Escort Advertising Sites Part II – Operational P
In Part I of the Killing the Messenger blog post, we addressed the latest headlines highlighting the plight of online escort directories, specifically including the story of Craigslist.org, Backpage.com, and Escorts.com.   We now turn to an overview of the legal issues associated with such... More »

Mandatory Condom Ballot Initiative on June Ballot – Now What?

Mandatory Condom Ballot Initiative on June Ballot – Now What?
On Wednesday, Nov 30, AIDS Healthcare Foundation held a press conference to announce that they had collected 64,000 signatures on petitions for a ballot initiative that would force condom use to be mandated on adult production sets in the City of Los Angeles. If the signatures collected can be ver... More »

2012 FSC Board Nominations Now Open

2012 FSC Board Nominations Now Open
Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the adult industry trade association, has opened nominations for its 2012 Board of Directors election. There are four board positions up for election, out of 13 board seats. You must be an FSC member to make a nomination. Active FSC members should have rec... More »

Killing the Messenger: The Campaign Against Online Escort Advertising Sites

Killing the Messenger: The Campaign Against Online Escort Advertising Sites
The recent guilty plea by Escorts.com has ignited interest in the legal issues surrounding the operation of an online escort site.  In this two-part blog post, the author will examine real-world examples of the government’s recent resurgence in its crusade against escort advertising direc... More »

ICM Registry Announces that Manwin Will File Anti-Trust Suit Against ICM, ICANN Over .XXX Domains

ICM Registry Announces that Manwin Will File Anti-Trust Suit Against ICM, ICANN Over .XXX Domains
According to industry and mainstream media sources, ICM Registry spokesperson Greg Dumas released information indicating that mega-adult media company Manwin will file an anti-trust suit in federal court over .XXX domains. According to blog TheDomains.com, both ICM (founder of .XXX) and Internet r... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

‘Anything Interactive’ Will Be in Industry’s Future

With the new year upon us, many people focus on resolutions and 92 percent of those who make them don’t succeed in keeping them. Others look towards the future. Looking back to the early years of... More »

Focusing, Again, on Tradeshow Etiquette

I’m very excited to have been asked by XBIZ World to write the third part of my ongoing series of articles on tradeshow etiquette. In Part I of the series, I discussed business cards, substance... More »

Retail Sales Get Boost From Staff Morale Building

My job is, and always has been, to do what is asked of me to the best of my ability. I’ve worn many hats in this company, as it’s not only adult retail but adult nightlife as well. I’ve... More »
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