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Penthouse, W. Hollywood Nightclub Settle Trademark Suit

Penthouse, W. Hollywood Nightclub Settle Trademark Suit

Nov 14, 2016 2:04 PM PST
Penthouse Global Media and the owners of the legendary Factory Nightclub in West Hollywood have quietly settled a trademark infringement suit that claimed the sprawling club poached the “Penthouse” mark for various events.
Sex Worker Rally Slated for Tuesday in Sacramento

Sex Worker Rally Slated for Tuesday in Sacramento

Nov 11, 2016 9:49 AM PST
Sex workers in California have had enough, says Maxine Doogan of the Erotic Service Providers Union.
Kink.com's Insurer Must Pay Porn HIV Litigation Costs — Judge

Kink.com's Insurer Must Pay Porn HIV Litigation Costs — Judge

Nov 11, 2016 9:08 AM PST
A federal judge yesterday told Kink.com’s insurer that it can’t avoid covering litigation costs over performers infected with HIV.
Stagliano: Prop 60 Defeated Thanks to Porn Activists

Stagliano: Prop 60 Defeated Thanks to Porn Activists

Nov 9, 2016 4:43 PM PST
Evil Angel founder John Stagliano said today that thanks to porn activists, Proposition 60 was defeated.
Studio Heads Weigh In on Trump as President

Studio Heads Weigh In on Trump as President

Nov 9, 2016 3:51 PM PST
Donald Trump triumphed last night, and now the adult entertainment biz is trying to figure out what it all means.
Facebook Asks Court to Toss Former Adult Star's $1B Suit

Facebook Asks Court to Toss Former Adult Star's $1B Suit

Nov 9, 2016 1:50 PM PST
Facebook has asked a federal court to toss a $1 billion libel suit filed by a former adult star who claims that the company allowed lies to circulate about her on the social media site.
Calif. Voters Reject Prop 60

Calif. Voters Reject Prop 60

Nov 9, 2016 2:57 AM PST
California voters have rejected Proposition 60, the ballot measure that would have imposed draconian rules on stakeholders of the adult film industry and likely would have chased production out of state if it had passed.
FSC's Leue: Every Voice Made a Difference

FSC's Leue: Every Voice Made a Difference

Nov 8, 2016 4:23 PM PST
The Free Speech Coalition’s executive director, Eric Paul Leue, today penned a letter directed at the adult entertainment industry, focusing on the strength of community involvement and the results that can be achieved when a group is united.
Mindbrowse to Host 'Taboo by Context' Panel at XBIZ 2017

Mindbrowse to Host 'Taboo by Context' Panel at XBIZ 2017

Nov 8, 2016 4:10 PM PST
Mindbrowse has announced plans to host a special panel at the upcoming XBIZ 2017, presented by premier cam network Camgasm.
Video: 'VICE News Tonight' Looks at 'No on Prop 60' Argument

Video: 'VICE News Tonight' Looks at 'No on Prop 60' Argument

Nov 8, 2016 10:46 AM PST
HBO televised last night the season opener of “VICE News Tonight,” which chronicled the road to Proposition 60 and the argument against the measure.

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Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017

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Sex Toy Manufacturers Offer Predictions for 2017

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