"Either we were going to die or we were going to have to fight, and still we might die. Die or fight or both. I had just met Chris. I had just found myself. I wasn't ready to let either go. So, we fought to make sure we did whatever we could to not die -- and to make sure our friends did not die."
Last week, three large adult industry STI testing and treatment facilities were served subpoenas demanding the release of adult performer medical records dating back to 2007.
"This mailer ... affords [the] prosecutor an avenue to reach and taint [the] jury pool," Weinstein wrote. The court documents
"There is no more compassionate and effective way to help poor people in New York City than to give to Robin Hood."
Let's be honest: The intentions of California's A.B. 1576 are, at best, unclear. While mandatory STI testing threatens privacy and individual rights of adult film performers, it is doubtful that enforcing outdated prevention efforts onto performers and productions will do any good for anyone.
Fighting amongst ourselves does nothing to advance the discussion and bring greater clarity to ending HIV. MIchael Weinstein's comments about Truvada being a "party drug" may have been flippant and imprecise, but in that sense he is no guiltier than those who flatly promote PrEP as "90- to 99-percent effective" without clarifying that such rates of risk reduction are hypothetical.
I have nothing against Weinstein as a person, nor do I mean to devalue his past achievements or the AHF in general. I simply question his role as a leader of an HIV organization and as an influential public figure on HIV issues.
AB 640 by Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, would have required porn producers to implement a series of health and safety
The perpetual tug-of-war that Chuck Norris and I are party to is nothing less than a life and death fight for the heart and soul of not only the U.S. Military, but also our nation itself and, ultimately, the world.
Blake Page, Director of MRFF Affairs at West Point, recently stated, "Some may attempt to mince words... with claims that