Tag Archive: condoms

Mar 11

Ocular Syphilis Cases Reported in California and Washington State

Since December 2014, a number of cases of Ocular Syphilis infections (syphilis infections in the eye) have been reported on the US West Coast. There have been no cases among Adult Film Performers, and performers who choose to participate in the Performer Availability Screening Services (PASS), are not considered at high risk due to the …

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Dec 30

RECENT DPH REPORT ADDRESSES NON-COMPLIANT OUT-OF-STATE SHOOT IN SEPTEMBER

Yesterday, the California Department of Public Health released information about an incident this past September concerning a performer with HIV working on a non-compliant adult film set in Nevada. This is, however, not a ‘current threat’ as stated in the press release. At the time of the incident, the Free Speech Coalition immediately cooperated with …

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Dec 16

Measure B Decision will Hurt Performers

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The 9th Circuit Court of California announced today that it would decline to issue an injunction to stop the Measure B, the 2012 ballot measure which seeks mandate condoms in adult film produced in Los Angeles County. This latest decision is not a ruling on the constitutionality of Measure B, but rather a decision declining …

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Aug 07

So, What Is the Los Angeles County Condom Initiative, and What Happens if It’s Passed?

Condom Police

Earlier this year, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) spent an estimated $2 million on paid signature gatherers to get a mandatory condom initiative for adult productions on the ballot. Their efforts were successful, and on LA County’s 2012 November ballot voters will have the option of voting on this misguided ballot measure. The ballot measure goes …

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