"You have to be able to laugh, or else you will drive yourself crazy. People want to laugh and they want to jerk off, and that's why I'm here."
Porn performers, newspapers, both major political parties, and sexual-health advocacy groups oppose a proposed law mandating condoms in porn. But at the heart of the debate lay the rights of all workers—including sex workers—to workplace safety.
If California voters pass Proposition 60 on Tuesday, citizens could sue porn stars who refuse to wear condoms. Porn stars, Democrats, Republicans, and business experts worry the law would damage the state's economy and workers' health.