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MormonBoyz, MormonGirlz Excluded From Utah Pride Fest
Apr 12, 2016 4:17 PM PDTThe operators of MormonGirlz.com and MormonBoyz.com told XBIZ today that they've been excluded from the annual Utah Pride Festival set for June 3-5.
Australia Sex Party: 'X' Logo Doesn't Mark the Spot
Apr 12, 2016 3:25 PM PDTThe Australian Sex Party plans to lodge a complaint with the Australian Electoral Commission because independent Sen. Nick Xenophon said he will continue to use the letter “X” as his logo on the federal ballot.
XHamster Protests North Carolina's 'Bathroom Law'
Apr 12, 2016 11:55 AM PDTXHamster has joined a growing number of global companies protesting North Carolina’s so-called “Bathroom Law,” House Bill 2, which passed on March 23.
Sex & Censorship: U.K. Seeks to End Anal Sex in Porn
Apr 11, 2016 10:04 AM PDTSex & Censorship today issued a statement about the U.K. government's age-verification consultation survey that closes tomorrow.
Exxxotica Amends Complaint Against City of Dallas
Apr 8, 2016 2:56 PM PDTExxxotica counsel filed an amended complaint in its suit against the City of Dallas, paring 11 city officials as defendants from the suit and alleging additional facts that might help the adult entertainment expo’s case for a preliminary injunction.
Links to Pirated Playboy Pics Don't Infringe Copyright, E.U. Court Says
Apr 7, 2016 1:22 PM PDTLinking to a website where copyrighted photos have been posted without permission is not an act of infringement by the one who placed the link, the European Court of Justice's advocate general said in a new opinion.
France Lawmakers Make It Illegal to Pay for Sex
Apr 6, 2016 3:22 PM PDTFrance lawmakers today approved a piece of legislation that makes it illegal to pay for sex, with fines starting at €1,500 on up to €3,750 for second offenses.
In Midst of Litigation, Exxxotica Releases Recording With Dallas Officials
Apr 6, 2016 1:45 PM PDTExxxotica's organizers have released an audio recording that appears to contradict the City of Dallas’s response last month to the adult entertainment show’s motion for preliminary injunction.
Exxxotica Answers Dallas' Opposition to Injunction
Apr 5, 2016 6:07 PM PDTExxxotica's organizers today filed a reply brief in their suit against the City of Dallas, which blocked the adult entertainment show from a new contract at its municipal convention center.
FSC Calls on Attorney General to Drop Charges Against Rentboy Founder
Apr 5, 2016 1:40 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition issued a statement today over the Justice Department’s prosecution of Rentboy founder Jeffrey Hurant.
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A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
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