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Date registered: August 10, 2011
URL: http://www.freespeechcoalition.com

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FSC-PASS (Performer Availability Scheduling Services) is a program developed to provide important health & safety services for adult industry performers and producers. For more information, contact (818) 348-9373.

Latest posts

  1. FSC Lifts Moratorium After Test Results Prove to be False Positive — August 29, 2014
  2. Update on Performer Subsidy Fund — August 27, 2014
  3. Christian Mann, 1961 – 2014 — August 27, 2014
  4. AMTC Testing Service Rejoins FSC-PASS System — January 6, 2014
  5. Viral Genealogy Conclusive: Positive Performer from December Moratorium Contracted Virus in Personal Life — December 20, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. APHSS Doctors Identify Syphilis Test with 14-Day Window Period — 4 comments
  2. Performer Subsidy Fund: What You Need to Know — 3 comments
  3. APHSS Announces September’s Scheduled Syphilis Program for Testing to Start Immediately — 3 comments
  4. APHSS Announces New Protocols for Performer Testing Starting Monday, August 19 — 2 comments
  5. FSC Clarifies CDC, FDA and APHSS Adult Industry Standards for HIV and Syphilis — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Aug 29

FSC Lifts Moratorium After Test Results Prove to be False Positive

First generation tests have been returned cleared; production may resume Yesterday’s potentially positive HIV test by adult performer was a false positive. The performer does not have HIV.  Additionally, the first generation performers who were tested proactively have also come back negative. Production on adult film can resume safely. We understand that a moratorium is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=511

Aug 27

Update on Performer Subsidy Fund

Dear PASS Participants, We want to make sure all performers take advantage of the Performer Subsidy Fund. Below is information about the PSF program. If you are a performer already receiving subsidy checks, no action is necessary – you will continue to receive them. And remember, if you have a change of address PLEASE contact us with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=509

Aug 27

Christian Mann, 1961 – 2014

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, FSC Board President Christian Mann passed July 30, 2014. FSC not only lost its Board President, but also a dear, dear friend. Christian’s FSC accomplishments are numerous and exceptional. They include founding PASS (Performer Availability Screening Services) and unprecedented industry organizing against Measure B. But what stands …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=506

Jan 06

AMTC Testing Service Rejoins FSC-PASS System

FSC-PASS is proud to announce that as of today AMTC Testing Services will rejoin the FSC-PASS system, offering STD testing facilities nationwide for adult performers. AMTC had been on hiatus due to the unexpected death of the company owner. Now under new ownership, the testing facility is back to provide performers with reliable testing, quick …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=502

Dec 20

Viral Genealogy Conclusive: Positive Performer from December Moratorium Contracted Virus in Personal Life

The performer who tested positive for HIV during an industry-mandate screening appears to have contracted the virus in his or her personal life, doctors have concluded, after no other adult performers tested positive for HIV. The performer, who wishes to remain anonymous, received a confirmed positive for the virus on December 6, 2013 at an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=499

Dec 10

Performer Testing Update #2

We spoke with the PASS testing facility doctors this morning, and want to issue an update on the current moratorium and testings. Currently, all people who have had at-risk contact with the positive performer have been retested with the RNA Aptima test. At this point, we are awaiting one final test result from a performer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=495

Dec 08

An FAQ about STIs, Testing and Moratoriums

We’ve noticed that there is a lot of confusion, both in the media and within the industry about how the decision to call a moratorium is made, how the dates are determined and what protocols are in place to protect adult performers. HIV is a serious issue, and its important that we deal in facts, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=488

Dec 07

PERFORMER TESTING UPDATE

On Friday, a performer who had worked in the adult industry tested positive for HIV during the mandated fourteen-day industry screening. Since then, there has been a lot of speculation about the performer — including a name — in both social media and on blogs, a fair amount of it unfounded and some of it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=485

Nov 27

Statement Issued by FSC-PASS on Wednesday, November 27

We want to assure you that rumors of an antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea in the adult performer population are untrue and unfounded. No such cases exist in the active tested performer population, according to doctors at each of the testing facilities. That said, as always, we encourage people to be vigilant in their personal lives, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=480

Sep 11

Moratorium Update – September 11, 2013

The third performer to test positive for HIV does not appear to have contracted the virus while performing in adult film. Three doctors from the PASS medical advisory board announced to FSC that all performers who worked with Performer 3 have tested negative. As with Cameron Bay and Rod Daily, all evidence points to private …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.aphss.org/?p=461

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