The proposal has been backed by the industry's trade publication, Adult Video News
Porn doesn't have a demographic; it goes across all demographics," says Paul Fishbein, the 42-year-old founder and editor of Adult Video News
, the trade publication for the "adult" industry.
It even won an Adult Video News
award for Best All-Girl Feature.
As one prominent producer (Christian Mann of Video Team) explained to me for my article in the March Adult Video News
, the list came about after a group of XXX producers asked their attorney what sort of material on video box covers had caused legal problems in the past, and the list was the result.
She was even nominated for several Adult Video News
(AVN) awards throughout her career.
Last year, she won three Adult Video News
Awards (Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Wildest Sex Scene, Female Acting Performance of the Year) for 'Body Heat.
Of the eight, Charlton's firing was probably the only one reported in the trade publication Adult Video News
Ironically, this forbidden fruit is the subject of the 1980 film Taboo, which the industry trade publication Adult Video News
recently reported as one of the all-time bestselling adult videos, with sales topping a million copies.
According to Adult Video News
, there were 711 million rentals of hardcore titles last year; it's estimated Americans buy or rent more than $4 billion worth of adult pics.