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FSC Releases Statement of 5th Circuit Decision on Texas Age Verification Law

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) released a statement on Thursday regarding the 5th Circuit of Appeals decision on its legal challenge to a controversial age verification and mandatory labeling law in Texas

FSC Offers Feedback to UK Regulator on Age Verification Guidelines

The Free Speech Coalition released a statement Tuesday detailing the response it submitted to U.K. media regulator Ofcom as part of a "consultation" soliciting industry feedback on the age verification guidelines in the new Online Safety Act.

FSC Submits Statement for the Record to U.S. Congress About Financial Discrimination

The Free Speech Coalition has submitted a statement for the record to Congress, detailing the ways in which Treasury regulations aimed at preventing financial crime may be unintentionally leading to de-banking adult businesses and workers.

FSC to Hold Webinar on Taxes for Adult Industry Professionals

FSC will conduct a “No Stigma, All Strategy: Taxes for the Adult Industry” webinar on Tuesday, March 5 at 11 a.m. PST.

FSC Meets With UK Baroness in Charge of Tory Government's Porn Review

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has met with Baroness Gabrielle Bertin, the House of Lords member charged by the U.K. government with conducting a full review of the country's pornography laws.

NiteFlirt Joins Free Speech Coalition as Sponsor

Phone sex service NiteFlirt has joined the Free Speech Coalition (FSC) as a Silver-level sponsor.

FSC Publishes Guide to Navigating New FinCEN Reporting Requirements

The Free Speech Coalition has published a guide for members on how to navigate the new reporting requirements implemented by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

FSC Meets With Treasury Department Officials on Banking Discrimination

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) met with U.S. Department of Treasury officials last week to discuss the impact of banking discrimination on the adult industry.

Critics Lambast Revised Version of Controversial KOSA Bill

The main U.S. Senate sponsors of the controversial Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) have released a new version of the bill, which they claim addresses privacy and censorship issues flagged by opponents, but critics insist the revised version still presents insurmountable problems.

FSC Posts Update on Age Verification Actions

The Free Speech Coalition has published a blog post highlighting the organization's recent actions to educate legislators about age verification for viewers of adult content.

FSC to Hold 'Media Training for Advocacy' Course for Talent, Industry

Free Speech Coalition (FSC) will offer a free course titled "Media Training for Advocacy" on Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. PST.

FSC Publishes Annual Report for 2023

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has released its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting the work the trade organization has been doing to represent and defend the adult industry.

FSC Board Member Reed Lee Passes Away at 68

First Amendment lawyer and Free Speech Coalition (FSC) Board of Directors Executive Committee member Reed Lee has passed away at the age of 68.

FSC Launches Sexual Wellness Professional Alliance Trade Group

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has teamed up with a group of sexual wellness professionals to form the industry’s first formal trade organization, the Sexual Wellness Professional Alliance (SWPA).

FSC Announces Board of Directors Election Results

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has announced the results of its 2024 Board of Directors election.

FSC to Host Members' Briefing on Legislative Work

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) will host an end-of-year members’ briefing Monday, addressing the fight for industry rights in statehouses and Congress.

Voting for FSC Board of Directors Starts Nov. 28

Voting for the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors election will begin on Nov. 28 and run through Dec. 5.

FSC Releases Statement on Latest 5th Circuit Decision in Texas AV Injunction Case

Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has released a statement about the ongoing litigation against Texas' anti-porn age verification law, which mandates propaganda labels on adult websites.

Lotus Lain Pens Essay About Experience Advocating for Sex Worker Rights at UN

FSC Industry Relations Advocate and Decrim Sex Work CA founding member Lotus Lain has penned an essay about her recent trip to Geneva, Switzerland to advocate for sex worker rights before the United Nations Human Rights Committee.

Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Motion to Dismiss FSC Lawsuit Over Mandatory Labeling

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday filed a partial motion to dismiss the lawsuit by Free Speech Coalition (FSC) and other plaintiffs against the state’s controversial age verification law, which mandates that adult websites post anti-porn propaganda.