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19 June 2009

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Freddy

condoms in straight porn=not gonna happen

Kevin Perez

I doubt any change will come to this. The notion that AIDS is a gay disease is probably in the minds of many Hetero porn actors and the Hetero porn industry in general.

This is proof AIDS is not soley the "gay" disease.

Shane Moseley

I remember this story. Wow.

"Well-endowed and extremely muscular performer for his slender frame" is understatement, he was Energizer bunny.

But good deal he is speaking out.

Derrick from Philly

The crazy thing is, FREDDY, in many other country's (straight) porn industry they do use condoms. The American straight porn makers refuse.

Raheem

So they have had 16 cases of porn stars catching HIV since then? And only now want to talk about it?

alicia banks

tragic!

i am glad he sued

whenever i hear of a porn star getting aids i think of two things:

1. how long and accurate is their long sexual contact list?

2. how many of their intimate peers panic and run to the clinic as soon as they hear the news?

may god bless him
peace
ab

Luther

Wow, what a life's story, its just a shame that so many in that industry won't listen to what he says in 2009.

Miami mike

OMG!!! I'm so saddend and shocked by this!!! I was just watching one of his movies on this porn site on my iPhone just yesterday!!! This is crazy' but not a shock to me" he did alot of thoese anal creampie movies with thoese loose booty wild women. He was so phine dang man!!!

It seems like Raw sex "Straight or Gay" is the new thing to do even though everyone getting infected left and right.... No thanks" I love my life and want to live to 100. 5-10 minutes of me humping some dude without protection is not worth laying up in some hospital all skin and bones and no one to blame but my self. I have a bag full of rubbers and I will use them nice & safely.

Everyone please rap it up" even though that's been said a million times and no one listens.

gurlene

Darren, I congratulate you on your win. They clearly violated the HIPPA law and regardless of the business you are entitled to your privacy.

The american strait porn industry did try using condoms back in the 1990's. As you can no doubt guess sales dropped but when they were off by %60 they had to face reality and give the audience what they wanted.

The porn industry is in big trouble now due to the economy. I have noticed a lot of gay porn featuring black porn stars are not new but recycled stuff mixing two or three scenes from different companies on one DVD.

I am glad you sued their asses and I am sure your book will be released soon, or at least I hope you write one. We already heard from Bobby Blake so why not you?

Just think people. Finally we will know why no closeups of Brian Pumper or that cute, little bouncy butt Nathan Threat asses are allowed. Nathan Threats butt is so cute the producers have to know if it is ever shown in full he will have to shoot a queen if he walks on the street alone because they won't quit following him.

The two or three of Brian Pumper that got by the editor sure made me sit up and take notice and think better of his "strait" image.

LOL the tales Darren can tell. Who would know better?? Pump it while you can Derrick, or have you already done that to him?? HMMMM

FREELEO

This is an ominous foreshadowing of what's to come in the black gay porn industry with all of this barebacking.

Barebacking is a choice that a lot of people make but so is playing Russian Roulette. I'm not having it. I'm not getting it.

Price

What Freeleo said.

Willie

I have never heard of him or this unfortunate story. I'm reading up on online and it seems it was quite the scandal at the time. Glad to see he is getting his life together.

David Cassidy

Ummm, this was a big story back in 2004. Rumors were rampant that this guy picked up AIDS from a tranny in Brazil (as opposed to the Brazilian porn actress he claims to have gotten it from). I believe the rumors.

kayman

It's a shame that he had to find out the hard way, but at least he is learning from his past mistakes while hoping others will do the same.

Ravenback

Freeleo, you are absolutely correct. Gay porn was the leader in condom usage, but now that has been going south. And I know for a fact several gay porn stars don't practice safe sex in their personal lives either.

Dalton

@ Ravenback:

Oh let's not even get started on that one. I know quite a few black gay porn actors who don't use condoms when they are off the set...

But this mirrors larger story in our black gay community, that many of us do not use condoms. That is why our HIV rates are so high.. While I don't agree or appreciate bareback porn... I find it totally false to blame the HIV rates on bareback porn. The black gay HIV rates have increased year after year. It's simplistic (sp?) to assume people mimic what they see in a movie, but if that were the case...then HIV rates would be astronomically high among str8 men since str8 porn is bareback. But that's not the case.

Ravenback

It underscores that an HIV test cannot replace a condom.

Dante

this is fascinating.

surprised only 22 straight performers have tested positive in five years.

i am sure the number is much higher with gay porn stars. higher and higher with bgm porn stars.

good luck to this man

Zach

This, I believe, is what is known a "cautionary tale".

Ron

I remember this story when it first broke several years ago. Didn't know that he tried to kill himself. How horrible the way that his mother found out too. But yeah the lack of condom use in straight and gay porn is a money maker lets face it. Everyone would prefer NOT to use a condom if we didn't have STDS and HIV so its a turn on to watch it in porn.
It does seem like there is an increase of creampie and bareback movies in gay and straight porn. And yeah those Flava or CocoDorm boys from what I understand need to really be putting an umbrella on it. There's all kinds of stories about HIV use in that porn company. Its just all very discouraging. I think that because AIDS is not a death sentence anymore and you can take meds to live a long time with it, people just aren't taking as many precautions. The ads don't help though. You usually see some good looking muscular person who is living with HIV, but what the poster doesn't tell you is all the damn medication he has to take, and the side effects from many of those meds.

libhomo

Condoms should be required in all adult films. Barebacking sets a bad example.

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