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The Politics of Porn - 2012

The Politics of Porn - 2012
By the close of 2011, the Republican presidential hopefuls had their work cut out for them.  It was starting to look like the people had gotten their fill of Michele Bachmann’s eccentricities.  Such a sentiment was confirmed at the Iowa caucuses, when the Tea Party Chair, receiving o... More »

A Look Ahead, Part I

A Look Ahead, Part I
The adult entertainment industry was barraged with a lot of legal news this year. The adult industry press reported stories about mass copyright infringement lawsuits, a new crop of patent troll lawsuits, health and safety regulation of adult content production in California, a terrible 2257 decisio... More »

APHSS.org Adds Cutting Edge Testing to its List of Healthcare Providers

APHSS.org Adds Cutting Edge Testing to its List of Healthcare Providers
Free Speech Coalition, the adult industry trade association, has announced the addition of Cutting Edge Testing, a new testing health center located in Sherman Oaks, to its APHSS.org program. The center is under the direction of infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Miao. Former Adu... More »

LA City Council Approves Condom Ordinance in 9-1 Vote

LA City Council Approves Condom Ordinance in 9-1 Vote
The LA City Council voted this morning, in open session, to approve a mandatory condom ordinancethat would require adult productions to comply with condom usage on any adult set requiring a film permit in the Los Angeles City limits. The ordinance was approved 9-1. The action was cons... More »

LA City Council Motions to Approve Film Permit Ordinance That Would Require Condom Use on Adult Sets

LA City Council Motions to Approve Film Permit Ordinance That Would Require Condom Use on Adult Sets
The LA City Council today approved a motion to create an ordinance that would require adult productions to show proof of condom use, in order to be issued a film permit. AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) recently gathered enough petition signatures to put mandatory condom regul... More »

Need for Serious Value in Content

Need for Serious Value in Content
Most adult entertainment business owners know that distributing sexually explicit materials exposes them to the possibility of prosecution for violation of obscenity laws. But while many know that the risk exists, over the years I have found that most distributors of adult content are generally unfa... More »

FSC Announces Newly Elected Board Members

FSC Announces Newly Elected Board Members
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) is proud to announce new members to its Board of Directors. The Board election was open to all active FSC members and held during the month of December. Incumbent board members that were re-elected include Evil Angel General Manager Christian Mann and El D... More »

Thanks and Appreciation from FSC

Thanks and Appreciation from FSC
Every year at FSC, we meet with industry leaders, manufacturers, producers and performers. We discuss the issues that affect the adult community. As the adult industry trade association, our mission is to promote the well-being of the industry. We face challenges when they come up (which happened ... More »

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 »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Breaking the Fourth Wall: VR Production Tactics, Techniques

The tech world has long seen the cyclic debut of fabulous (and fabulously expensive) products, which initially wowed pundits and early adopters, but were left antiquated with the next round of releases. Virtual... More »

Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market

Adult retail has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. The adult stores of the 1990s and 2000s focused heavily on porn video sales and catered to a predominantly male clientele, but these days,... More »

VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology

From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume... More »
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