AIDS Healthcare Foundation
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industry-wide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.
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.
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.
A judge has thrown out a ballot initiative that would have ordered Los Angeles to create its own public health department.
Another adult film star in Los Angeles has tested positive for HIV, an AIDS advocacy group confirmed Monday.
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.
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.
Two more deaths due to bacterial meningitis have been reported in Southern California.
A Los Angeles health organization founded to fight AIDS is moving to take on meningitis after the death of a West Hollywood man.
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.
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.
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.
A battle over an initiative mandating condom use in porn shoots was developing on a new front Tuesday.
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.