Posts Categorized: Condoms

AHF: Condoms in Porn Victory! AHF Congratulates L.A. Board of Supervisors for Vote to Enforce Measure B

Supervisors today unanimously approved a resolution, including public health permit fees, for adult film producers as required under the Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, which L.A. County voters passed in 2012 with overwhelming voter support—57% to 43%   AHF lauds Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of LA County’s Department of…

“America, Grow Up: Use A Condom” says AHF in New Ad

New LA outdoor advertising awareness campaign promotes condom usage, screening for STDs  LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2016)  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has unveiled its latest outdoor advertising campaign with a new election-season message that speaks as much to the tone of today’s political climate as it does to the steady stream of announcements from health…

AHF: Cal/OSHA to Consider New Petition to Amend Adult Film Worker Safety Regulations in California

AIDS Healthcare Foundation submits new petition to Cal/OSHA to amend and clarify Cal/OSHA’s current Bloodborne Pathogens standards (Section 5193) to protect adult film workers in California against STDs. Despite receiving a majority vote in favor (3 to 2) from the Cal/OSHA Standards Board on a previous similar safety amendment at the February Standard Board Meeting, the amendment…

AHF Commends Cal/OSHA for Citing & Fining Porn’s James Deen $78K for Condom & Safety Violations

Group also praises Cal/OSHA for public statement in February after Cal OSHA’s Standards Board meeting clarifying the fact that condoms are—and remain—required in all adult films made in California. LOS ANGELES (March 9, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today praised Cal/OSHA for citing and fining adult film’s James Deen Productions’ Third Rock Enterprises Inc. nearly…

AHF Releases “Wrap Up Your Love,” Justin Bieber Parody Video, Promoting Condoms & Safer Sex

“Wrap Up Your Love,” which promotes safer sex practices and HIV prevention, features clips from countries celebrating 2016 International Condom Day around the world. LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization operating in 36 countries, proudly launches the music video for “Wrap Up Your Love,” a song highlighting…

CDC Releases Plan to Prevent 185,000 HIV Infections by 2020, Fails to Mention Condoms

CDC cites PrEP as a “key prevention strategy” in their plan to reduce HIV prevalence, but overlooks the critical role condoms play in preventing both HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases.     LOS ANGELES (February 24, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization currently serving over 590,000 patients around the world, reports deep…

PrEP Patient’s Drug-resistant HIV Infection; Bone Loss, Fractures in Others, Suggest Caution

No mention of condom use—as FDA guidelines for PrEP indicate—in the report on PrEP incident presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston.  On the heels of the CDC’s recent recommendation that 1.2 million high-risk Americans go on PrEP, AHF expresses concern about a more drug resistant strain of HIV entering…

AHF to File New OSHA Petition on Condoms in Porn

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Fails to Approve 5193.1; Condom Requirement Remains  In a regularly scheduled meeting in Oakland Thursday, Cal/OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board voted down (3 to 2) an amendment to OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standards (Title 8, Section 5193.1) clarifying regulations regarding condom use California’s adult film. OAKLAND (February 18, 2016) In a regularly scheduled…

CDC Confirms Porn Actor Infected with HIV on Set in 2014

AHF PRESS TELECON: TODAY, Thursday, Feb. 11th 1:30pm Pacific Time  Today’s CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) confirms details of a 2014 California Department of Public Health investigation documenting on-set HIV transmission in the adult film industry. LOS ANGELES (February 11, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will host a Press Teleconference TODAY, Thursday, February…

Condoms in Porn Will Go to 2016 California Ballot; 71% of Voters in Support

L.A. Press Conference: Friday. Nov. 7, 10:00am Safer sex advocates—including five former adult performers who became HIV-positive while working in the adult film industry over the past decade—will announce plans for a statewide California voter ballot initiative to require condom use in all adult films shot anywhere in the state Group will also kickoff FAIR…