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New HIV outbreak leaves the porn industry divided over condoms

Derrick Burts was a newly minted porn actor in Los Angeles, using the screen names Derrick Cameron and Cameron Reid in a handful of productions, when he learned he was infected with HIV. “I was desperately shocked. You hear about it but you don’t think it will actually happen to…

String of HIV infections brings porn industry to a standstill

After a third pornographic performer tested positive this week for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the erotic film industry issued a nationwide moratorium on production. According to Reuters, the third actor — whose name and gender have not been revealed — is the latest in a string of positive diagnoses…