Science has never been so sexy! Adult performer, Fem Domme, and Infectious Disease professional, Bella Bathory gives us a peek at safety protocols in the adult industry. She tells us about the incredibly effective systems performers use to minimize STI transmission on porn sets. We also talk about HIV stigma. Last week an adult performer tested HIV positive and brought to the surface myths and biases rooted in homophobia and anti-sex work rhetoric. We discuss the damage these falsehoods do and what happens when they spill over into the mainstream community. Bella also gives helpful tips about testing and risks for the mainstream population plus she explains PREP and breaks down what having an undetectable viral load means. Ken & Sunny receive a gift from a listener plus Sunny becomes a CPAP evangelist.
Bella Bathory is an XBIZ award-winning adult film performer, activist, dominatrix, and Femme Daddy who has worked almost every angle of the sex work industry. She is an avid scholar and brings sex worker, LGBTQIA, and POC equity into every piece of monetizable sex work and performance she creates.
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