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FSC Issues Update on L.A. County’s Safer at Home Order

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—The Free Speech Coalition released the following advisory Monday afternoon concerning L.A. County’s newly imposed “Safer at Home” guidelines and how they affect adult production: In the wake of unprecedented levels of COVID-19 transmission in Los Angeles and beyond, L.A. County has updated its COVID-19 Public Health Order to help mitigate community spread. These […]

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Controversial FCC Chair Ajit Pai Says He Will Resign January 20

LOS ANGELES—Ajit Pai, the controversial, Donald Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission, announced Monday that he will step down from the post on January 20 — the same day that President-Elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated.  After a tumultuous, four-year term, Pai’s primary legacy will likely be the FCC’s 2018 repeal of […]

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Canada Police Stymie Effort To Remove Stigma From Sex Workers

LOS ANGELES—A project in Newfoundland, Canada, that showed promise in improving relations between sex workers and police there, with the aim of removing the societal stigma surrounding sex work, has fallen apart after a six-year effort. Now sex worker activists there say the police are to blame — and that relations between the two groups […]

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Pineapple Support Announces New Bronze-Level Sponsor: SextPanther

LOS ANGELES—Adult industry mental health nonprofit Pineapple Support is welcoming top adult sexting site SextPanther as its latest Bronze-level sponsor. The site joins more than fifty adult businesses and organizations in committing funds and resources to the organization. “We are very excited to have partnered with Pineapple Support as a Bronze Sponsor in an effort […]

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Backpage Execs Ask 9th Circuit to Force Trial Judge’s Recusal

LOS ANGELES—About a month after federal Judge Susan Brnovich refused to step down from the trial of Backpage co-founders Michael Lacey and James Larkin, the defendants are keeping up the fight.  According to court documents, lawyers for the indicted Backpage execs have asked the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to step in, and force […]

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Michael Avenatti to Face April 2021 Trial in Stormy Daniels Case

LOS ANGELES—Following a Tuesday afternoon federal court hearing, Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer for AVN Hall of Famer Stormy Daniels in her 2018 lawsuit against Donald Trump, is set to face trial starting April 26, 2021.  Avenatti is charged with swindling Daniels out of nearly $300,000. The money was paid to Daniels as her advance on royalties […]

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BIPOC-AIC & Blue Pearl Therapy Throw Post-Election Town Hall

CYBERSPACE—The Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Adult Industry Collective (BIPOC-AIC) will be hosting “GO AWF!”, a post-election town hall-style support meeting for all BIPOC members of the adult entertainment industry. The online meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020,  beginning at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m ET). The chair of BIPOC-AIC’s wellness committee, […]

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