Category Archives: STDs

A recap from today’s Cal/OSHA meeting.

Today was the Cal/OSHA meeting addressing the issue of condom regulation on adult production sets, as well as other workplace health and safety issues for the adult industry. I don’t trust much of the adult media when it comes to … Continue reading

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FSC Urges Industry Members to Attend CalOSHA Meeting on June 7

Full story at FSC Blogger: Free Speech Coalition is urging industry members to attend a CalOSHA Advisory Subcommittee addressing the issue of condom regulation on adult production sets, as well as other workplace health and safety issues for the adult … Continue reading

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L.A. County may shake up sexually transmitted diseases program

The proposed reorganization has angered physicians and AIDS activists, who are concerned the effort could weaken efforts to halt the spread of HIV in L.A.’s adult film industry. In a move that has angered physicians and AIDS activists, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Pandemic Hits 30-Year Mark With Hope

Full story at ABC News: Thirty years ago this week, researchers and clinicians were putting the finishing touches on an article intended for the June 5 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Titled “Pneumocystis Pneumonia — Los Angeles,” the … Continue reading

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New hope against HIV/AIDS

A silver bullet to defeat HIV/AIDS still doesn’t exist, but the world is getting closer. An international study released this week found that transmission of the virus can be nearly eliminated if patients are simply given drug therapy as early … Continue reading

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Shelley Lubben on AIM closing its doors.

Shelley Lubben has written a new blog post since hearing about AIM’s closing. You can read her blog at shelleylubben.com. She also has up links where you can get free, confidential STD testing and treatment at a location near you. … Continue reading

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the Free Speech Coalition respond to the news of AIM’s closing.

Full story at aidshealth.org: AIM Closed, Condoms Should Follow “Now that AIM has closed—and the industry ‘fig leaf’ is gone—the responsible thing for the industry to do is to put performers’ health first and require condom-use on all adult film … Continue reading

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Drug-resistant gonorrhea a growing concern worldwide; STD drug resistance could be ‘catastrophic’

Researchers warn that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is winning the battle against medicine’s arsenal of antibiotic treatments. Researchers in both US and UK recently expressed concern about the increasing number of cases of gonorrhea found in each country that … Continue reading

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About That FSC “Industry Meeting”

OK What you are likely going to hear about is the closure of AIM and what the industry intends to do in it’s place, but that ain’t what I’m here to talk about. If you are talent you should show … Continue reading

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FSC Calls Industry-Only Meetings to Discuss Workplace Safety, Performer Testing

From FSC Blogger: Free Speech Coalition is calling for industry members to meet this Friday, April 29, to discuss current developments with workplace safety protocols and performer STD testing. These meetings will review the current status of workplace safety and … Continue reading

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A Los Angeles City Council committee will take up the issue of mandatory condoms in porn this week.

This after the City Attorney’s office recently ruled that L.A. could indeed require that condoms be used on the sets of adult videos shot under city permits. However, the office opined that enforcement was the primary responsibility of the state. … Continue reading

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In Pink Cross news …..

There have been a couple of stories that have been posted since I last checked Shelley Lubben’s site. Jan Meza (pictured above with Shelley), formerly known as Elizabeth Rollings when she was in the industry, has been working with Shelley … Continue reading

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Larry Flynt’s Hustler Video Cited by State For Failing to Require Condoms on L.A. Porn Sets — (LA Weekly)

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Belladonna: “Condoms just don’t feel good to suck on, or take in the ass. If required to use condoms, my performance would suffer.” — (AdultFYI)

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Is Westcliff Lab handing over all AIM test results to the County Health Department?

Opinion/Editorial/Rumor Someone sent this in to me. The person told me that Westcliff Lab is turning over all AIM test results from the last few years to the County Health Department.

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