Health

Study uncovers 'sextortion' prevalence in teens

According to the United States Department of Justice, "sextortion" is labeled as the most important and fastest-growing cyberthreat to children, with more minor victims per offender than all other child sexual exploitation ...

Health

Porn not to blame for public health issues

The recent attempt by Conservative MPs to label porn a public health crisis in Canada is part of a web of attacks against gender and sexual minorities—and a diversion from necessary policy debates on ending sexual violence. ...

HIV & AIDS

Two male porn performers test positive for HIV

Two adult film actors have contracted HIV, with one most likely infecting the other during unprotected sex at a film shoot in Nevada where testing was less stringent than industry standards, officials said.

Health

Porn in US 'a public health crisis'

Pornography now is so widespread in the United States that it deserves to be addressed seriously as a major public health crisis, a panel of activists said Thursday.

Health

No such thing as porn 'addiction,' researchers say

Journalists and psychologists are quick to describe someone as being a porn "addict," yet there's no strong scientific research that shows such addictions actually exists. Slapping such labels onto the habit of frequently ...

Health

Syphilis scare prompts call to halt US porn shoots

Reports of several cases of syphilis among porn actors in California has prompted a trade group to call for a temporary halt to shooting in the lucrative US adult film industry.

HIV & AIDS

LA County voters to decide on condoms in porn films

Los Angeles County voters are to decide if condom use should be obligatory for pornographic actors, after AIDS campaigners said Thursday they had collected enough signatures for a November ballot.

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