Insiders say that such regulation would force the industry underground, out of California or overseas where it would be more prone to health risks for performers. Bay, whose positive HIV test sparked the first of two porn moratoriums in the last month, spoke Wednesday at a Hollywood press conference with other adult film performers, including two who said they also contracted HIV this year. He was informed by the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation that he had contracted the disease, which according to Burts, he received on a set outside the AIM system, while having oral sex scene with another " HIV positive male actor". That would make him the third performer to test positive for the virus this year. Although Wicked Pictures allow some performers to wear condoms, the company shut down to wait for the quarantine list. This article addresses graphic subject matter that may not be appropriate for all readers. That apparently led to a joint investigation with Nevada and California Department of Public Health officials, he said.
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For that, I am blessed. The revelation is informational only — it's not for enforcement purposes — and it appears the case is closed, state workplace health and California Department of Public Health officials said. It also said it will begin requiring STD testing of performers every 14 days, twice as often as before. He said he had tested negative for HIV two weeks earlier. Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, said infections have happened before during porn productions and will likely happen again. Over the following two-week period, the actor had unprotected sex with several other male actors during two separate film shoots.
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However, testing is voluntary though refusal to be tested can result in the actor not being cast in a sex role and there is no testing or monitoring of the pornographic film industry in other countries. It is extremely likely that this situation is more posturing for AHF's political agenda. If I was allowed to fall through the cracks like I did, who else is out there? Otherwise, few actors will be willing to delve into this venture knowing well what befell their predecessors. Cameron Bay You know things are out of place when one actor causes a temporary shutdown of porn production because they have tested HIV positive.
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Description: The reason behind this is that porn involves a lot of unstimulated raw sex without protection which leaves the actors vulnerable. His worries were confirmed in subsequent tests which showed that he was indeed positive. Instead, he got an email from Kink. It is not known if he contracted the disease through his work, and the organization did not specify the timeline in order to protect the actor's privacy. Insiders say that such regulation would force the industry underground, out of California or overseas where it would be more prone to health risks for performers.