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Ignorance is the Disease: Thoughts on the UCLA Condoms in the Adult Industry Panel

Ignorance is the Disease: Thoughts on the UCLA Condoms in the Adult Industry Panel
The only way to combat ignorance is with education, and never was that more apparent than at today’s “Condoms in the Adult Industry” panel hosted at UCLA’s School of Law. Thankfully, long-time performer Mr. Marcus and FSC’s Diane Duke were there to represent the adult industry. Otherwise, ... More »

Diane Duke Speaks at UCLA Condoms in Adult Films Panel

Diane Duke Speaks at UCLA Condoms in Adult Films Panel
FSC Executive Director Diane Duke addresses the participants and audience at UCLA’s “Condoms in Adult Films” Panel. Duke and performer Mr. Marcus represented the adult industry at this debate with representatives from the Pink Cross Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, UCLA’s Reproduc... More »

Brazzers GetRubber.com Campaign Urges Fantasy AND Safe Sex

Brazzers GetRubber.com Campaign Urges Fantasy AND Safe Sex
Online adult mega-site Brazzers has launched its GetRubber.com campaign, encouraging consumers to indulge in fantasy, but also indulge in safety when it comes to real-life play. The production company has posted a sky-high billboard in NYC’s Times Square featuring adult starlets Nikki Benz, Rachel... More »

Coping with Loss

Coping with Loss
It's been three weeks now since the worst day of my life; a day that was also the worst day of my lovely wife's life. It was the day that God called home the Angel he had leant us — a loss that proved nearly unbearable for us. Not just "a dog," Jack is an entity that was "our child" — and my... More »

FSC Issues Letter to GAC Addressing .XXX Concerns

FSC Issues Letter to GAC Addressing .XXX Concerns
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) yesterday submitted a letter to the ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) regarding concerns over the proposed approval of the .XXX “sponsored” Top Level Domain (sTLD). The action comes after Internet domain regulator ICANN’s decision to consult with GAC a... More »

.XXX Domains: Pre-registration is NOT proof of support

.XXX Domains: Pre-registration is NOT proof of support
ICM President Stuart Lawley plainly states, at an adult webmaster conference in 2007, that pre-registrations for the proposed .XXX “sponsored” Top Level Domain will NOT be used as proof of support from the adult webmaster community. These days, Lawley is singing a different tune. But he’s... More »

Improve Strategies for Current Economy

Improve Strategies for Current Economy
Your Marketing Strategies and Today’s Economy Everyone reading this is a marketer at the end of the day, so you know that traditional marketing methods are often no longer tried and true steps to success in the current economy. There are a lot of influences outside the market that have caused ... More »

Global Adult Industry Earns $97B Annually? $13.3B in U.S.? Really?

Global Adult Industry Earns $97B Annually? $13.3B in U.S.? Really?
Conservative media activist group Family Safe Media has reported that the international adult industry takes in $97B a year, with $13.3B for the U.S. industry. We would LOVE to know where they get their numbers… and if they might be trying to inspire fear & loathing by giving the impression th... More »

It’s Alive: The Perpetual Frankenstein of the Web

It’s Alive: The Perpetual Frankenstein of the Web
In the September issue of Wired magazine, editors Chris Anderson and Michael Wolff debated the “settled” notion that the web is dead. The Wired article needs debunking for its unreasoned assault on the web. Far from being in decline, the web is finally coming into it’s own as the primary f... More »

Only YOU Can Make Charlie Laine Smile

Only YOU Can Make Charlie Laine Smile
Here’s a few words from former Penthouse Pet and performer Charlie Laine, on piracy and how it hurts everyone in the industry. But you can turn her frown up-side down. At more than 101,000 views on YouTube, we know you’re watching (nsfw) ... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Understanding 'Camming Sociology' Can Enhance Interactions

After working for six years in the live cam industry as a cam model and almost double the amount of time studying — while working simultaneously — how relationships work in cyberspace, I am... More »

Proper Fisting Techniques for Gentle Stimulation

Does the phrase “anal fisting” make your sphincter clench in terror? Does it seem like an urban legend or an extreme party trick? Most people scoff at the idea of trying it because it sounds... More »

Camming Games, Contests Keep Customers Engaged

Last issue, I talked about the importance of changing up the ambience in a cam model room via new décor and small visual tweaks, to keep viewers engaged long-term. This time, I’d like to discuss... More »
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