The SFPFF (San Francisco Porn Film Festival) will be held this year from August 19th through the 23rd, with five days of virtual programing that will mirror the IRL options they and other porn film festivals typically provide: a filmmaker meet and greet, opening and closing films, a program of shorts, and a 24-hour finale where all of the live-streamed events will be replayed.
Last Friday, I started my column with one major story: the former models of GodsGirls can regain ownership of their photos now that the founders have shut down the site. In Peepshow news, this week we held our first Peepshow Live event and worked on our Support page (hint – you can help us to […]
After 14 years online, GodsGirls has closed. The alt porn site produced its own content, paid around $60 for DIY sets from around the world, and was one of the first corporate membership-based companies to become trans-inclusive and fat positive. They struggled with legal problems, most notably having been sued by a “rival” alt porn […]
“Consent is a system” says queer BDSM educator and performer BlakSyn, opening up to the participants of “Consenting Adults.” The panel was held virtually, hosted by the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Adult Industry Collective (BIPOC AIC). The performers discussed the experiences they’ve had in the industry around harm and abuse, techniques for establishing […]
Facing both a loss of unemployment benefits and a simultaneous uptick in the number of COVID cases, strippers are weighing the risk of the virus against increasing economic insecurity.
A return to production does not necessarily mean a return to the pre-pandemic norms. Performers and directors discuss how COVID-19 has changed the porn industry.
Even when allegations of abuse are corroborated by several performers, studios and companies (overwhelmingly run by men) are slow to respond and quick to forget.