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Agency Marks National HIV Testing Day By Offering Free Screenings In Downtown LA

A local health care company is targeting gay men in minority communities for an HIV prevention program.

06/27/2015

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California Assembly Moves To Expand Sex Education In Schools

The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California’s sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.

06/02/2015

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Man Accused Of Raping 2nd Teenage Girl In Lancaster

A man suspected of posing as a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault a teenager was charged Tuesday with attacking another girl while knowing he was infected with HIV.

05/19/2015

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Nevada Considers Condom Requirement That Caused Porn Production To Flee L.A.

Nevada currently has no rules specifically covering pornography production. And no permit is needed to film on private property, a home or in a hotel room, according to the state film office.

01/23/2015

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2 Male Porn Actors Test Positive For HIV After Filming In Nevada

Two adult film actors have contracted HIV, with one most likely infecting the other during unprotected sex at a film shoot in Nevada where testing was less stringent than industry standards, officials said.

12/30/2014

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Alert Issued After Actor Is Infected With HIV On Out-Of-State Porn Shoot

California public health officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.

12/29/2014

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5 Former Sex Stars To Advocate For Condom Use In Porn After Contracting HIV

Five former performers who contracted HIV while working in the adult-film industry over the past decade will host a news conference Friday to propose a statewide ballot measure that will require condom use for adult films shot in California.

11/06/2014

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Moratorium On Porn Production Lifted After HIV Case Proves False

The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called off a production moratorium after just a day because a performer’s HIV test turned out to be a false positive.

08/29/2014

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HIV Case Spurs Call For Porn Production Moratorium

The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industry-wide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.

08/28/2014

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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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LA County Urges Vaccinations After Spike In Meningitis Cases Among Gay Men

Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

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Baby Born With HIV In Long Beach Has No Traces Of Virus Within Hours Of Birth

Doctors at an AIDS conference in Boston Wednesday revealed that a baby girl born in Long Beach last April had her HIV status change without hours of her birth.

03/05/2014

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Third HIV Case Spurs Another Porn Moratorium

The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year.

12/06/2013

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LA County To Observe 25th Annual World AIDS Day

The first-ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, was first held in 1988.

11/30/2013

Adult entertainment actress Cameron Bay told reporters she was on a recent movie set with an actor who was allowed to continue filming intimate scenes even after he cut himself and was bleeding. (CBS)

Actors Call On Porn Industry To Require Performers To Wear Condoms

A pair of adult film actors recently infected with the AIDS virus are calling on the porn industry to require all performers to use condoms.

09/18/2013

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