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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There's the famous nude Entertainment Weekly magazine cover shoot, the Diane Sawyer interview, and the protests at concerts.
The first category of cases deals with regulation of nude entertainment in a liquor licensing context.
The state could legitimately seek to prevent criminal activity associated with adult entertainment establishments., However, it must do so by more narrowly tailored means, such as requiring that "nude performers remain at all times a minimum distance from spectators, that nude entertainment be limited to certain hours, or even that establishments providing such entertainments be dispersed throughout the city." (49)
Second, the group claimed it is unfair because it targets only businesses that provide live nude entertainment, and third, it said the fee is an impediment to free speech.
"Any claim that ongoing litigation is a basis for nonpayment of the Sexually Oriented Business Fee is not valid," insists an April 11 letter from the comptroller's tax division that was sent to roughly 200 clubs in Texas that offer nude entertainment.