“US porn industry faces shutdown after another actor tests positive for HIV”

Anti-Porn Feminists

The pornographic film industry in Los Angeles is facing its third production shutdown in a year, after another performer tested positive for HIV. The news rounds off a difficult year for the industry in LA, in which a law mandating the use of condoms on film sets has prompted many companies to move productions elsewhere.

On Saturday the Free Speech Coalition, the trade association for porn performers, issued a statement announcing the positive test by an unnamed performer and calling for a “production moratorium … until further notice”.

The industry shut down for two weeks in September, after three performers tested positive for HIV. It shut down for one week in August after a female performer, Cameron Bay, announced that she had tested positive. One of the three performers who tested positive in September was named as Rod Daily, who had been romantically linked to Bay.

On Saturday, an FSC…

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