sex industry

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sex industry

The commercial enterprises related to sale or purchase of sex-related services, ranging from individual 'workers' in prostitution to the pornographic end of the entertainment industry. See AIDS, Condoms, HIV, Safe sexual activities, Sexual work, Sexual deviancy, Sexually-transmitted diseases.

sex industry

Any business whose earnings derive from the exchange of money for sexual favors or the representation of sex in print, photographic media, video, or the Internet.
Synonym: sex trade
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Its primary mission is to serve as a support organization for workers in all facets of the adult industry. Is it a 'mother union' and there are currently two chapters: Adult Performer Actors Guild (A.P.A.G.) and Crew Local 424.
"This year is a make-or-break year for the adult industry with many hot-button issues," he said.
The Star Booth will offer hot and sensually saturated performances of such adult industry stars as Adriana Russo (Hungary),
But Diane Duke, executive director of the Free Speech Coalition and the adult industry's only registered national lobbyist, isn't sniggering.
AIM feared that such actions would only serve to drive the adult industry underground or out of state, further stigmatize performers and alienate them from the healthcare system.
"You know what obscenity is to me in the adult industry?" he says.
The Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM) called for production on adult movies to cease for two months, allowing time for all stars to be tested and results returned.
According to the organisers of Sexpo, 20,000 people are presently employed in the Australian adult industry.
"There is no question that Rob Gronkowski has what it takes to make an excellent male performer in today's adult industry," the Huffington Post quoted adult website Sex.com as saying in a statement via CBS.com.
Buy an Adam & Eve retail franchise today and be your own boss in the multi-billion dollar Adult Industry. Voted Retail Store of the Year.
The Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation has now called for production on adult movies to cease for two months, allowing time for all stars to be tested.
"Despite what the adult industry's lawyers are claiming in this lawsuit, Measure B is not directed at speech and as such their First Amendment claims will likely ring hollow with the court," said Tom Myers, general counsel for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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