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Bill Would Require Condoms During Porn Filming

Porn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Many Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.

04/05/2014

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Judge Blocks Effort To Create New LA Health Department

A judge has thrown out a ballot initiative that would have ordered Los Angeles to create its own public health department.

01/24/2014

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4th Adult Film Star Tests Positive For HIV In 3 Weeks

Another adult film star in Los Angeles has tested positive for HIV, an AIDS advocacy group confirmed Monday.

09/09/2013

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LA County Health Officials Asked To Investigate Alleged Porn Industry Syphilis Case

Los Angeles County health officials have been asked to investigate a report by an adult film industry blogger that a “male porn performer” tested positive for syphilis and about 15 others may have also been exposed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

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Porn Industry Connects Gay Marriage To Condom Law

The adult film industry is citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage in an effort to muzzle its main opponent in the legal battle to keep condoms off of its actors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2013

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation said Tuesday that Rijay Spoon, a 30-year-old gay man, died from a type of meningitis Dec. 16, 2012. (credit: Facebook)

2 More Deaths Due To Bacterial Meningitis Reported In SoCal

Two more deaths due to bacterial meningitis have been reported in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2013

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offering Free Meningitis Vaccines

A Los Angeles health organization founded to fight AIDS is moving to take on meningitis after the death of a West Hollywood man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2013

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Porn Producer Sues To Block Los Angeles Condom Law

A major adult filmmaker sued to block a new Los Angeles County law requiring porn actors to wear condoms, calling it a threat to free expression.

01/11/2013

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Porn Group: Filming To Halt During Syphilis Probe

A pornography trade group has called for a nationwide filming moratorium while performers are tested for syphilis and Los Angeles County public health officials investigate a possible outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

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All LA County Porn Actors Could Soon Be Required To Wear Condoms

Supporters of a measure that would require adult video stars to wear condoms on shoots in Los Angeles County say they’ve collected half of the 230,000 signatures needed to get the measure on the November ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2012

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Push To Make Condoms Mandatory On Porn Shoots Expanding

A battle over an initiative mandating condom use in porn shoots was developing on a new front Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012

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Campaign Asks LA Voters To Require Condoms In Porn

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation announced a petition drive Tuesday to get a city ordinance on the June ballot that would require porn actors to wear condoms.

08/16/2011