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Sober Talk: Who's Really Using Twitter?

Sober Talk:  Who's Really Using Twitter?
Depending on which report you read, you might hear a number of different outcomes describing how many people are using Twitter, how often they use it and what they are using it for.  According to Twitter.com, the company states that there were over 175 million accounts created as of September 2... More »

Study Finds LA County Health Dept Reports on Adult Industry STI Data Flawed, ‘Without Basis in Scien

Study Finds LA County Health Dept Reports on Adult Industry STI Data Flawed, ‘Without Basis in Scien
Dr. Peter Kerndt, Director of STD Programs for LA CountyPublic Health Dept Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the trade association for the adult entertainment industry in the U.S., today announced it has received a report from nationally renowned epidemiologist Lawrence S. Mayer MD, MS, PhD, that establ... More »

We're All in This Family Together

We're All in This Family Together
Kim Airs' the name, sex toys my game.  Yes, I'm in that segment of the adult industry. It's funny how when someone meets me and is not aware of what I do, and when I tell them, they automatically assume that I know everyone and everything about the adult industry as a whole.  Those of us ... More »

FSC Urges Industry Members to Attend CalOSHA Meeting on June 7

FSC Urges Industry Members to Attend CalOSHA Meeting on June 7
Free Speech Coalition is urging industry members to attend a CalOSHA Advisory Subcommittee addressing the issue of condom regulation on adult production sets, as well as other workplace health and safety issues for the adult industry. The meeting is scheduled for 10am on June 7, to be held at the... More »

Just How Distracted Are Your Customers?

Just How Distracted Are Your Customers?
It doesn’t matter what you are selling these days, your customers are distracted. Not only are they multi-tasking like never before, but many have developed a brand new behavior known within the online marketing environment as “multi-screening” -- while exploring your website, pro... More »

FSC Rolls Out Plans for Adult Production Health & Safety Services

FSC Rolls Out Plans for Adult Production Health & Safety Services
(l tor) Dr. Richwald, Diane Duke and Christian Mann Yesterday at a meeting for industry stakeholders, Free Speech Coalition rolled out plans for Adult Production Health & Safety Services (APHSS). The program is being developed to fill the gap left by the closure of the AIM clinic earlier this m... More »

The PROTECT IP Act – Warning: This Bill May Cause Seizures

The PROTECT IP Act – Warning: This Bill May Cause Seizures
If a lawmaker were to mix the overzealous propaganda of the USA Patriot Act with the overreaching executive authority of COICA, the new PROTECT IP Act would probably be the result.  This new version of COICA, chock full o’ censorship issues, but with a shiny new name was recently introduc... More »

Bombs away with BULLETS!

Bombs away with BULLETS!
Geesh!  You know, I'm crackin' with blogging about all different kinds o' sex toys, drill down (or, is that, drill IN) with individual sex toys (product testing is the best part of this job!), and give ya lots of general info, too. So here's another installment for ya! You already have the 411... More »

FSC Will Outline Production Health Database, Services at Thursday Meeting

FSC Will Outline Production Health Database, Services at Thursday Meeting
Free Speech Coalition will outline details for Adult Production Health and Safety Services (APHSS) at an industry-wide meeting scheduled for this Thursday. The new program has been created to fill the gap left by the closure of the AIM clinic earlier this month. Producers, performers and any indu... More »

News from NACHA

News from NACHA
Well, it was yet another eventful banking conference at which the music and alcohol flowed until 8:30 p.m. This allows the payment professionals the appropriate amount of time for proper sleep in order to be bright eyed at the 7 a.m. breakfast roundtables. It is comforting to know that the people re... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Camming Issue: Profits on Rise for Performers

It’s been 20 years since JenniCam rocked the infant internet with the first adult-oriented live cam shows, revealing the intimate details of this groundbreaking cam performer’s daily life —... More »

Caring About Camming: Academia Takes a Closer Look

Editor’s Note: Rachel Stuart is a PhD Researcher at the University of Kent’s School of Sociology, Social Policy and Research, undertaking an investigation of some of camming’s nuances,... More »

Sex Toy Distributors Bolster Retailer Success With Sex Education

Adult sex education is not only valuable for consumers of sex toys and pleasure products — it is also valuable for companies that are manufacturing, distributing or selling them. Knowledge is power... More »
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