So, admittedly, I lived in the porn capital of the world for a few months, the San Fernando Valley, when I first moved to California. I did not come in contact (giant sigh of relief) with the famed Ron Jeremy or Jenna Jamison in my brief stint in the Valley; however, the tales (tails) of the industry did not escape me: They don't use condoms during their films.
A recent NPR article noted that a group called the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has been lobbying to make condom use in porn films mandatory. The porn industry has long resisted the rubber movement (apparently condoms = not so interesting films).
Steve Hirsch, the CEO of the Vivid Video, the San Fernando Valley studio that has produced such films as All Star Big Butts, Debbie Does Dallas Again and the Better Bosom Bureau, is not aroused with the idea. According to the article, Hirsch fears that the rubber restrictions would wipe out the region's multibillion-dollar adult film industry.
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