Shelley, an ex-porn star, is the founder and president of The Pink Cross Foundation. Through the Pink Cross, Shelley is a missionary to the sex industry, reaching out to adult industry workers offering emotional, financial, and transitional support for those who want out of porn.
She also provides help for those struggling with pornography and victims of pornography. Her heart is to share the truth about porn and expose the darkness of it. All of the top female talent agencies are located in or within the Chatsworth local radius. Female performers are flown or fly to Chatsworth to work in the adult industry. The California pornography industry is a destructive, drug infested, abusive and sexually diseased industry which causes severe negative secondary effects on female and male adult industry workers as well as the general public.
I am confident of the above because not only was I a stripper, pornographic performer and escort in the California pornography industry from to , but I have also counseled with or spoken to over female and male workers in the pornography industry as well as those struggling with pornography addiction. I have been working with adult industry workers since , when I began volunteering as a teacher and counselor at local rescue missions and prisons in the State of California.
My team and I currently work with hundreds of people struggling with pornography addiction in the Pink Cross Foundation Help Forums. According to recent pornography stats: It is estimated that there are 4. One-quarter of the total daily search engine requests, or 68 million, are for pornographic material, where 40 million Americans are regular visitors.
According to comScore Media Metrix, An estimated production companies employ 1,—1, performers. When 60 Minutes first spoke to Lyon, he was running the free speech coalition, a trade organization that represents companies in the porn business. All the more concerning, high-risk sex acts are on the rise. In , only two of the adult film companies required the use of condoms. Performers report that they are required to work without condoms to maintain employment. The current practice of periodic HIV and STD testing may detect some disease early, but often fails to prevent transmission.
The most recent HIV outbreak occurred when three performers who had been compliant with monthly screening contracted HIV in April of At that time, a male performer who had tested HIV negative only three days earlier infected three of 14 female performers. I personally caught the non-curable disease Genital Herpes in and was not given any information or help from porn producers or the adult industry.
She is totally devastated in that she caught a non-curable disease. Belladonna, a well known pornographic performer states: Among porn performers screened in —, 7.
Pornographic performers usually prefer escorting because the pay is much higher and sex acts are not as degrading or physically demanding. Agents also lie to women in the adult industry and lure them into prostitution. During one appointment with a man and his wife, we engaged in unprotected sex and I passed the disease to both of them. Pornographic performers and adult industry workers definitely spread sexually transmitted diseases to the general public. Submit a draft of your work to us.
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