Two male porn stars have tested positive for HIV after having unprotected sex during a film shoot in Nevada. Industry officials have admitted that the standard HIV testing practices were not as strictly enforced in the state. One of the actors had previously tested negative for the virus that causes AIDS before the first shoot, but during the second shoot he began to display symptoms and it was later discovered that he was HIV-positive.
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The infections follow a vote last year by Los Angeles County residents to require porn actors to wear condoms when having sex on set, a measure that proponents of the requirement complain is largely going unenforced in the county. In the latest infection, a doctor affiliated with health screening facilities used by the pornography industry reported that a performer had tested positive for HIV, said Joanne Cachapero, membership director of the Free Speech Coalition, the trade group for adult filmmakers. Details on the porn performer, including gender and any adult film company that employed him or her, were not released by the group, and Cachapero said she could not discuss in which part of the country the person was based.
A fourth adult film performer has tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS but the case is unrelated to an outbreak that virtually shut down pornography production last month, an industry health care official said Tuesday. A transsexual actress who goes by the stage name Jennifer tested positive for HIV on Tuesday and had last performed a sex scene on Feb. The foundation runs an HIV screening program that tests porn actors every three weeks for sexually transmitted diseases and issues certificates that allow them to work. The actors involved in the latest case will be tested again to rule out any possibility of further transmission of the deadly virus, Mitchell said.
One of the actors had previously tested negative for the virus that causes AIDS before a pair of film shoots, but then began showing symptoms during the second shoot and was later found to be HIV-positive, the California Department of Public Health said Monday in a statement. The infections came amid a major decline in porn filming in Los Angeles County — once the center of porn production in the country — after the passage of a law requiring porn actors to use condoms during filming. The number of porn filmmakers applying for shooting permits in the county declined from in to 40 in
December 30, 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. One of the actors had previously tested negative for the virus that causes AIDS before a pair of film shoots, but then began showing symptoms during the second shoot and was later found to be HIV-positive, the California Department of Public Health said Monday in a statement.
As of [update]22 HIV cases in the U. According to former pornographic actress Shelley Lubbena s outbreak of HIV led to the death of 27 porn stars between andincluding Wade Nichols who died in John HolmesMarc Stevensand Al Parker Six months previously, he had tested negative.
Sexpo, an exhibition about sexuality and adult lifestyle will run from October 29 to November 1. The adult film industry announced a moratorium on the making of porn films Wednesday after an actor tested positive for HIV. The performer was not immediately identified and officials didn't say when the positive test was recorded.
The latest cases of HIV in the pornography industry are fueling AIDS activists to push for state laws demanding condom use among actors. In response, the Free Speech Coalition, an adult-entertainment industry group, called a moratorium on filming. The name and gender of the latest HIV-positive individual have not been released, but the case follows three others in the past three weeks.
Last week, a male porn performer tested positive for HIVand the whole adult entertainment industry shut down. Studios ceased all production while they did damage control to find out exactly how far the sexually transmitted disease could have spread. The shutdown stirs up recurring controversies in the porn world about limited condom use and crossover with gay male performers. It might also raise a new question: are porn industry standards too lenient to keep its actors safe from disease?