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Live Cams: Multitasking in the Modern Era

Live Cams: Multitasking in the Modern Era
At its most basic level, the live webcam phenomenon is merely the next technological extension of the live phone sex craze that started in the 1980s. Today, anyone with a digital camera, a legible picture ID card (evidencing their age of majority), and a healthy dose of exhibitionism, can become a c... More »

Free Speech Coalition Applauds AHF Employees Protesting Working Conditions

Free Speech Coalition Applauds AHF Employees Protesting Working Conditions
While the non-profit AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) leadership under founder and executive director Michael Weinstein continues a self-aggrandizing publicity tour attacking the adult film industry, his own doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners staged a protest... More »

Legal Dimensions

Legal Dimensions
I suspect that any lawyer who serves image producers in the adult Internet long enough will acquire some experience dealing with models and performers (and their lawyers, and sometimes their relatives who claim to be brandishing baseball bats!) demanding a take-down of images — for which they ... More »

2257: Assaulting the Message

2257: Assaulting the Message
At the end of the 11 p.m. news on Chicago’s CBS Radio outlet, WBBM on July 18, the final story was that, in Philadelphia, a federal judge had overturned a lawsuit brought by the adult video industry against a law requiring them to keep records to make sure that the performers were not children... More »

FSC Reports That Production Moratorium is Lifted

FSC Reports That Production Moratorium is Lifted
The FSC announced late Tuesday that the moratorium on adult filming has been lifted. A PASS (Performer Availability Screening Services—formerly APHSS) panel of three doctors met and confirmed the following: All performers who worked with Cameron Bay have been tested and cleare... More »

Exploring Terms of Cam Use

Exploring Terms of Cam Use
The live cam business is one of the adult entertainment industry’s best performing market segments. Consumers now purchase enough live cam show minutes to support thousands of regular live cam performers each day. And the trend is for more and more adult entertainment entrepreneurs to become i... More »

APHSS Announces New Protocols for Performer Testing Starting Monday, August 19

APHSS Announces New Protocols for Performer Testing Starting Monday, August 19
APHSS (Adult Production Health & Safety Services) has announced that beginning August 19, 2013, additional tests will be added to the regular STD testing panels for adult performers. These include screening tests for Hepatitis B, and C, as well as a test for Trichomoniasis Vaginali... More »

Members Spotlight: Wasteland’s Colin Rowntree

Members Spotlight: Wasteland’s Colin Rowntree
FSC: How/when did you start Wasteland? Colin Rowntree: It was a dark and stormy night in 1994 and my wife, Angie, and I stumbled across an idea. At that time, we had two little mail order catalogues—one selling Celtic and metaphysical jewelry, and the other selling kinky leather... More »

AHF Gets it Wrong Again: Confirmatory Syphilis Test is Negative

AHF Gets it Wrong Again: Confirmatory Syphilis Test is Negative
FSC (Free Speech Coalition) wishes to report that, once again, AHF (AIDS Healthcare Foundation) has gotten it wrong. Results from two separate confirmatory tests, conducted by the original testing facility for the performer in question show that the patient is negative for syphilis. Do... More »

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 »

PROFILES & BIOS

Xgen Products Celebrates 7-Year Anniversary

In August, Xgen Products celebrated its seventh anniversary with a special promotion. The winner of Xgen’s Lucky 7 raffle, Xgen announced in late July, would win a three-day, two-night trip for two... More »

WIA Profile: Kristi Greer

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... More »

Q&A: Dorr’s Ivan Ho Discusses Launch of Luxury Toy Line

Dorr made its debut with a sophisticated selection of vibrators and an “advanced intimate toy care system” with a UV light for disinfection. Dorr is a manufacturer, design house, engineering... More »
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