ARCHIVES: How Many Porn Stars Have HIV?

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles County public health officials are backtracking on the number of HIV cases in adult film performers.

The county released data to the Los Angeles Times last week disclosing at least 16 previously unpublicized cases since 2004.

The cases had been reported to the county by the Adult Industry Medical Foundation, clinic that serves the porn industry but also has other patients.

The Times reported Tuesday that the department now says the occupations of those who tested positive were unclear.

Clinic co-founder Sharon Mitchell told the Times that none of the HIV cases the county disclosed last week involved active performers.

It was revealed last week that a female porn performer had recently tested HIV positive.


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  • by laura Location: greenville on May 20, 2011 at 09:22 PM
    who cares?
  • by Ken Location: Rocky Mount on Apr 8, 2011 at 05:55 PM
    I agree with Pete. Only problem is that it takes too long, way too long.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 23, 2011 at 07:30 PM
    they probably faked it like Magic Johnson did.
  • by Dixiegirl929 Location: ENC on Feb 3, 2011 at 05:58 AM
    To: Posted by: Anonymous on Aug 3, 2010 at 07:32 AM Why don't you put your name up here so your wife can know how you really feel. I would skin you like a cat if you were my husband..oh wait that's another WITN story here.
  • by Dixiegirl929 on Feb 3, 2011 at 05:55 AM
    Is this a trick question?
  • by Neo Location: Reality on Oct 17, 2010 at 04:16 PM
    "Pete", if you reaped your just reward's for the seeds you have sown you would have such a miserble life that you would wish it would end, just like all of us. Since we are all sinners and do it every day, it is sure that you have a bunch of misery reaping to do for all of your various sins. The most pronounced one you have is your nasty, dispicable hypocrisy!
  • by Anonymous on Oct 15, 2010 at 09:16 PM
    Good one, Shelley. Actually, I've been a Nina Hartley fan for years. Hope that legendary cougar will be around for many years yet.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 3, 2010 at 04:32 AM
    marriage is the same way... the wife gets paid, but you get less fun in the sac...
  • by The Grinch Location: Greenville on Jan 6, 2010 at 06:35 PM
    Hey jr...OK so lets split some hairs. Whats the difference between between either of those examples you gave or me taking your daughter to a movie and buger king and then we have fun. None they all got paid what they wanted.
  • by Duh H. Location: Dorksville on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:01 AM
    Everyone should have HIV by 2075 (if the Rapture doesn't happen before then). Porn is funny to watch.... people faking it just for the camera's sake. "Oh yeah baby" You never hear the women complain in porn vids. Truly an impossible fantasy.
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