Performers Choice for Condom Use in Porn.

I’m preparing to shoot my first Girl Girl scene in a while (well, since Momentum) and I thought its a good time to revisit a great message and standard of ethics from the legend Madison Missina…

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When I first started my career in porn I utilized the industry standard of sexual health testing as my protection mechanism. This means that my co-stars and me would be tested before we arrive on set and would not use barrier methods such as condoms or dams. I would even speak about how mandating condom use in porn was not preferential either as condoms increase friction, plus condoms require lube and it seems as though everyone was against the entire notion.

However the issue with using testing as your protection mechanism is that it relies heavily on trust that the test results are an accurate depiction of the performers sexual health status.

For testing to be used correctly in porn each performer must adhere to a shoot lock down. Which means that at least 2 weeks prior to testing the performer much strictly follow best practice safe sex. This means…

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