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Milwaukee Must Pay Strip Club Owner $435K, Court Rules
Apr 15, 2016 11:47 AM PDTThe 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld an award of $435,000 in damages against the City of Milwaukee in a case involving two strip clubs.
Woodhull's Sexual Freedom Summit Announces Workshop Schedule
Apr 14, 2016 11:46 AM PDTThe Woodhull Freedom Foundation has announced the workshop and seminar schedule for its seventh annual Sexual Freedom Summit.
Exxxotica Faces New Adversary as State of Texas Files Amicus Brief
Apr 14, 2016 10:26 AM PDTTexas’ attorney general today joined the City of Dallas in its defense of a motion for preliminary injunction filed by Exxxotica, which sued the city after the adult entertainment expo was blacklisted from its municipal convention center.
North Carolina Porn Fans Flock to Porn.com
Apr 13, 2016 12:01 PM PDTPorn.com has announced that it is now enjoying a 50 percent increase in visitors from North Carolina, following moves by some porn sites to ban fans from the state due to its passing of House Bill 2 (HB2) on March 23.
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.
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A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
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