Porn Performers

Twitter

Unlike Instagram, Twitter is far more open-minded about what we are allowed to post on our timelines. In return, Twitter asks only one thing, and that is that your header and avatar are family-friendly – this means no nudity or implied sexuality and don’t promote porn sites. Your header and avatar should be very clean, …

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Instagram

Instagram has 1 billion users. While it’s true they may not be adult performer friendly, you need to consider the use of Instagram as a necessary evil. You need an account on Instagram. You are doing yourself a major disservice if you don’t have one. Unlike Twitter, Instagram’s focus is on visual posts. Instagram is …

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Obscenity

There is a fine line between what is and isn’t legal in terms of producing content. I want to talk to you about that today in hopes of keeping you out of jail. Creating pornography (for the most part is legal). What’s not legal is obscenity. But what is obscene? That’s sort of the big question …

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Shooting Locations

I want to take yet another moment to remind you, I am not a lawyer and when it comes to anything legal, you should always consult a lawyer if you have questions. That being said, let’s talk about the legalities of shooting content at various locations. Over the years I’ve learned a few things about …

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Performer STD Tests

Everyone in the adult industry must take a series of STD tests commonly called a “performer panel” every 14 days. Well, more specifically, if you are going to film a scene with another performer, you must have taken a test in the past 14 days. https://adultindustrycertified.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Testing.mp4 These series of tests must be taken at an …

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Paying a Photographer

I want to remind you that I am not a lawyer and always suggest when it comes to anything of a legal nature you should consult an attorney. That being said, I want to share my experience with you about producing my own content. The way copyright law works, whoever takes the photo (or video) …

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What is the Free Speech Coalition?

The Free Speech Coalition or the FSC for short is the North American Trade Association for the Adult Industry. Their mission is to protect the rights and freedoms of the adult industry. Members of the FSC adhere to an industry-standard code of ethics that details our industry’s commitments towards our people and those we serve …

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Performer No List

Every performer has the right to say no. It’s your body, your choice. Having a  “no” list will make your life easier, but just allowing your agents and producers to know who you are not comfortable working with. A no list is simply a list of people you don’t have to perform with. You can …

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Money and Taxes

A hard thing about working in porn is that you are responsible for the money you earn and it can be a little problematic because it’s not always easy to set aside money for things like taxes and savings for industry downtimes. https://adultindustrycertified.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/finances.mp4 When you do a scene you get paid. However, all of that …

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Talent Agents

If you are new to the adult industry, you might want to consider working with a talent agent. All talent agents but be licensed by the State of California to legally work for you. You can click here to search the database to see if the one you are considering working with is legally licensed …

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