| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
News that an adult film actress tested positive for HIV was all too familiar for Derrick Burts.
Burts was a 24-year-old porn performer when he tested positive for HIV in 2010. The most recent case, which came to light this week when a 28-year-old woman...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
As the porn industry grapples with its latest health crisis, an adult-film actress who has tested positive for HIV says she is overwhelmed by the support she has received since the news went public.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some critics of the adult film industry are pointing to the latest HIV scare as further evidence that condoms should be required on set.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:36 AM
An adult-film trade group has lifted an industry-wide moratorium on porn production that was prompted by an actress' positive HIV test.
Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade association for the porn industry, called for the moratorium a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV.
Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
An adult film industry trade group announced that shooting can begin again Friday after a two-week moratorium prompted by HIV cases in the industry.
The industry also said it would revise its sexually transmitted disease testing protocols to require...
| Sep 19, 2013
The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:32 AM
The owner of a porn studio involved in allegations that it puts actors at risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases accused the AIDS Healthcare Foundation of playing "loose with the facts" to "generate hysteria around HIV."
The statement from...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Looking to classic novels to learn about the spirit of love is one thing, but what can “The Idiot” teach young people about sexual responsibility?
Instead of a curriculum covering condoms and sexually transmitted diseases, Pavel Astakhov,...
| Sep 25, 2013
The Hampton Health District has been without a full-time director since June, when Dr. William "Bill" Berg retired after 17 years at the helm. Since then, Dr. Nzinga Teule-Hekima, director of the Peninsula Health District, has been doing double duty,...