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Modern Comstockery

With a few minor alterations, here is my column that ran in Adult Industry News a few days ago (March 22). It addresses the potential California condom law that targets the adult film industry. 582 more words

Michael Weinstein's adult film fantasy: To become California’s first porn czar

Michael Weinstein has proposed a dangerous ballot measure based in bias, fear and outdated morality. Rather than supporting adult performers, or promoting safer sex on sets in California, the new initiative will actually limit sexual health choices for performers on-set, and will augur the destruction of the testing and safety standards that have kept California adult film sets among the safest in the world. 244 more words

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Syphilis outbreak among West coast homosexuals leads to blindness

Joseph Serna reports for The Los Angeles Times that public health officials across the West Coast are urging medical professionals to look out for cases of ocular syphilis – a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness… 304 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Pull Together

by Rich Moreland, February 2015

At the recent Legends of Erotica event in Las Vegas, a well-known male actor expressed his gratitude for induction into its pantheon of stars but confessed he wishes he had saved his money. 1,286 more words

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

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THE STAGGERING COST OF JUSTICE

The costs associated with Eric Frein’s alleged ambush on Sept. 12 that left one state trooper dead and another seriously wounded have only begun to pile up, but already they can be counted in the millions of dollars. 2,334 more words

Opinion

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches Ad Campaign Against PrEP - Via Buzzfeed

Original post from Buzzfeed.com.  Check it out here

 

 AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the world’s largest HIV/AIDS healthcare organizations, announced Friday it is rolling out a campaign to highlight concerns it has over the use of a daily pill for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection as a public health strategy against the spread of the virus. 841 more words

Hiv/aids

A New, Badly-Written Condoms-In-Porn Bill Has Passed The California Assembly

The latest condoms-in-porn bill, AB 1576, passed the California Assembly this week, which, like most of the others already passed, sounds like a fine idea in theory, but in practice feels like it was written by people without a real understanding of how the industry works, and championed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Michael Weinstein in his latest attempt to appoint himself the porn czar. 506 more words

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