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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

World AIDS Day

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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Porn Productions Set To Restart After HIV Scare

Cameras in the Southern California adult entertainment industry will soon be rolling again following an HIV scare that forced an industry-wide shutdown.

09/17/2013

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Hold On Adult-Film Production, Placed After 3 Actors Get HIV, To Be Lifted Friday

A moratorium, imposed upon the adult-film production in Southern California in response to at least three performers being diagnosed with HIV, will be lifted Friday.

09/16/2013

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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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Calif. Senate OKs Condoms For Prison Inmates

The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Trade Group Lifts Porn Moratorium After HIV Scare

A porn industry group has lifted a week-old moratorium on adult film production that was prompted by an HIV scare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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Positive HIV Test May Mean Porn Film Moratorium

The adult film industry announced a moratorium on the making of porn films Wednesday after an actor tested positive for HIV.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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