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Regulators to Hear Update on Adult Filmmaking Proposals

California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board today released its agenda for its next monthly public meeting, slating a portion of next week’s assembly for an update on bloodborne pathogen protection in the adult entertainment industry.

Porn Petitions Discussed Again in Front of Calif. Regulators

Adult star Verta and industry attorney Karen Tynan spoke this morning before the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board in support of a second advisory meeting relative to two proposals that would change rules for bloodborne pathogen exposure on adult film sets.

FSC Files IRS Complaint Over AHF Ballot Measure Spending

The Free Speech Coalition has filed a formal complaint with the IRS over the tax-exempt status of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the organization said this morning.

No on Prop 60 Campaign Moves Into Overdrive to Get Message Out

With the general election less than two weeks away, the No on Prop 60 campaign is moving into overdrive to get its message out.

AHF Claims Over Donations 'Unwarranted,' FSC Says

The Free Speech Coalition tonight charged that a proponent of Proposition 60 has wrongfully filed a complaint over funding behind the group that opposes it, the No on Prop 60 campaign, which comprises the core of the adult entertainment industry.

Cal-OSHA Reporter Details Last Week's Hearing in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Today’s issue of the daily Cal-OSHA Reporter newsletter reported details of last week’s Cal/OSHA Standards Board hearing, where a regulatory panel heard from members from the adult entertainment performer community and those from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation over two proposals that would amend or expand rules for bloodborne pathogen exposure at porn shoots.

'Yes on Prop 60' to Begin Running TV Ads Featuring Cameron Bay

Organizers of California’s “Yes on Proposition 60” campaign plan on airing TV advertisements starting today touting the condom initiative’s supposed benefits.

FSC, AHF Petitions Weighed Prior to Cal/OSHA Meeting

Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board released findings this week on two petitions that sought to alter § 5193, which prescribes protections against bloodborne pathogens for California porn shoots.

Updated: Derrick Burts Claims Prop 60 Opponents Are Spreading Lies

Derrick Burts, the former gay porn star who said he contracted HIV from another performer in 2010, has filed a lawsuit charging certain porn stars and a California lawmaker are intentionally spreading lies about Prop 60 to voters.

As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly

Many claim that the issuance of $146,600 in citations against was “politically motivated” and made at the behest of Michael Weinstein, the president of the AHF.

FSC's Leue: Condom Ballot Measure Is a Ploy to Harass Workers

Eric Paul Leue, the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director, in an interview with the Daily News, said that the upcoming condom ballot measure is nothing but a ploy to harass workers.

L.A. County to Study Ways to Enforce Measure B

Now that a settlement has been signed off over Los Angeles County’s Measure B ordinance, counsel for the county are exploring ways to enforce condom use during porn shoots.

AHF Submits Another Proposal to Amend Section 5193

California's Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board says that it will review the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s latest petition to amend Cal/OSHA’s current bloodborne pathogens standards for adult producers.

S.F. Democratic Party Denounces Condom Ballot Measure

The San Francisco Democratic Party has taken a position on the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s statewide porn-condom ballot measure that’s set for the November ballot: It’s condemned it.

Vivid, AHF Reach Settlement in Measure B Legal Battle

A settlement has been reached in Vivid Entertainment’s federal lawsuit over Los Angeles County’s Measure B.

L.A. Times Weighs In on Calif. Condom Ballot Initiative

The Los Angeles Times has published a political commentary piece on the question of whether the AIDS Healthcare Foundation-sponsored California condom ballot initiative will force porn producers to decamp from the state.

Weinstein Says He’ll Drop Ballot Initiative If Industry Agrees to Condom Law

AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein, the proponent of the California ballot initiative that would require mandatory condoms for performers and strictly regulate adult filmmaking in the state, told XBIZ today that he’d scrap his statewide proposal completely if the porn industry and his group could agree on a new law.

FSC Blasts AHF’s Latest Initiative to Target Hookup Apps Tinder, Grindr

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation over the weekend launched a new billboard campaign in the Los Angeles area. This time, the AHF is taking the popular online hookup apps Tinder and Grindr to task — suggesting that users are more susceptible to STDs like chlamydia and gonorrhea.

AHF Files 7 Porn Producer Complaints With Cal/OSHA, L.A. County

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation today filed seven additional workplace safety complaints against porn producers with both Cal/OSHA and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health for filming in the county without condoms.

FSC Calls on Calif. Attorney General to Probe AHF

The Free Speech Coalition today petitioned California’s attorney general to conduct an audit of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to determine if the organization’s nonprofit status should be revoked.