New law requires condom use during porn shoots, porn stars fight back

New law requires condom use during porn shoots, porn stars fight back

SACRAMENTO, May 27 (UPI) --California passed a law requiring adult film actors to wear condoms on set, drawing criticism from the adult industry and praise from public health advocates.
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LA porn industry may halt after HIV-positive test

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Health advocates said they are calling for a halt to production on Los Angeles porn movies after an unidentified actor's HIV test came back positive.

Fourth U.S. porn actor tests positive for HIV

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A fourth U.S. adult-film performer in three weeks has confirmed he tested positive for HIV, RadarOnline.com reported Tuesday.

Judge: Porn condom requirement does not violate First Amendment

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ruled a law requiring porn actors to wear condoms does not violate constitutional free speech guarantees.

Porn producer files suit over condom law

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A prominent porn producer in California has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over its new law requiring porn actors to wear condoms during filming.

Syphilis brings call for porn filming halt

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A U.S. pornography and adult entertainment trade group called for the industry to halt X-rated filming nationwide while performers are tested for syphilis.

Porn stars must use condoms in LA

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Porn producers who want to film in Los Angeles had better remember to bring condoms to the set since the City Council made their use mandatory.

Group advancing fight for condoms in porn

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation officials say they are filing complaints against California production companies to promote the use of condoms in porn videos.

Protests follow ban on same-sex marriage

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Gay rights activists say a number of protests are occurring in California in opposition of a new ban on same-sex marriage statewide.

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Bed bugs do allegedly bite at London hotel

LONDON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- London's Hyde Park hotel is being sued by a New York couple who allege they were bitten by bed bugs while staying at the British locale last year.

Defamation suit against Leblanc dropped

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A defamation lawsuit against former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc over an incident at a Canadian strip club has been dropped by the woman who filed it. E! Online said no reason was given for why Stephanie Stephens dropped the actor from the Los Angeles Supe

Generals appear in Christian video

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Military Freedom Foundation has asked the Pentagon to investigate a video for a Christian group featuring high-ranking U.S. military officers.
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