Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 28

FSC Reports That Adult Industry Production Moratorium is Lifted

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The FSC announced late Tuesday that the moratorium on adult filming has been lifted. A PASS (Performer Availability Screening Services—formerly APHSS) panel of three doctors met and confirmed the following: All performers who worked with Cameron Bay have been tested and cleared It is safe to lift the moratorium August 19th is beyond the 2 …

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Aug 23

APHSS Changes Name to ‘PASS’

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The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) today is pleased to announce that APHSS (Adult Production Health & Safety Services), the adult performer-testing program, will change its name to PASS, an acronym for Performer Availability Screening Services. The change is effective as of today. Visitors to the former APHSS.org website will be redirected to FSCPASS.org. Additionally, FSCPASS.com …

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Aug 23

Confirmatory Tests Returned, Performer Tests Positive for HIV

In cooperation with ATMLA, LATATA, FSC and APHSS, we are saddened to report that the tests involving performer Cameron Bay have been confirmed as positive for HIV. Both Cutting Edge Testing (CET) and Talent Testing Services (TTS) have run separate tests and have confirmed this information. Thus far, there is no evidence whatsoever that there …

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Aug 16

APHSS Issues Clarification

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Some performers have contacted FSC/APHSS to clarify if tests taken previous to Monday, August 19, will still be valid. Current tests are valid until they expire. All test taken on or after August 19 will include the new testing protocols (which include tests for hepatitis B, C and trichomoniasis. Once again, performers will be “available” …

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Aug 15

APHSS Announces New Protocols for Performer Testing Starting Monday, August 19

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APHSS (Adult Production Health & Safety Services) has announced that beginning August 19, 2013, additional tests will be added to the regular STD testing panels for adult performers. These include screening tests for Hepatitis B, and C, as well as a test for Trichomoniasis Vaginalis. “The medical advisory council that works with APHSS has recommended …

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Aug 06

Free Speech Coalition Statement on Possible Syphilis Case

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In response to media reports of a possible incidence of a positive syphilis test being returned for an adult performer, FSC (which operates APHSS.org) has released the following statement: “FSC wishes to address rumors of a syphilis ‘outbreak’ in the adult industry. A performer tested positive for syphilis on one type of test and negative …

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