August 22, at p. The vote by the board was made after about a dozen performers from the adult film industry spoke out against the effort during a public hearing in downtown Los Angeles. Many asked the board to consider how those fees could hurt smaller businesses and studios, especially solo operators or couples who use webcams. For most of us, cam is not our only income. There are so many trying to make a living. Los Angeles County public health director Dr.
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Rob Sheffield's St. Luna also says that she knows many performers who have decided not to travel to conventions like Exxotica out of concern with interacting IRL with attendees, who fly in from all over the world to meet performers. In the United States, which has only confirmed cases of COVID much fewer than in countries like Italy or China , many adult industry members remain sanguine about the threat of coronavirus. While the WHO says that it does not currently have enough data to determine if the virus is sexually transmissible, it can be transmitted via droplets of mucus or saliva, meaning that kissing and other forms of intimate contact can likely spread the virus. Palmer says she knows of many performers who have gotten minor illnesses — say, a cold, or ringworm — and shown up to work regardless for this reason.
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January 12, at p. While piracy, drooping DVD sales and a condom law continue to cast a gray cloud over porn film production in Los Angeles, adult entertainment as a whole is thriving as diverse sex toys and more interactive technology come into play, industry experts say. And the San Fernando Valley is still the biggest link to kink.
April 19, at p. A requested halt on adult film production in the San Fernando Valley and beyond has been lifted after it was determined that a performer who tested positive for HIV was not infected on set, according to a statement Wednesday by the Free Speech Coalition. No performers appear to have been infected during production, according to a statement by the coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade association that represents the adult entertainment industry. No other information about the performer was released.