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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Will this bullshit ever end?

Now I can understand Michael Lucas not wanting under aged models to work in the porn industry. I can understand the risk that this can have on an industry that already has a serious image problem. What I can not understand is how all of this is the fault of one model. I will also agree that what Brent Corrigan did was wrong. What I can not understand is why part of the blame for Brent's entree in the gay porn industry has not been leveled on the studio that hired him.

The law clearly states that is the producers responsibility to confirm the age of the model before they film the model. It would appear that Cobra Video and Bryan Kocis did not do their job. Brent Corrigan has apologized for his part in all of this and he has become an advocate against the use of underage models and the filming of bareback porn.
On the other hand Cobra Video and all of the people who are left to run it have never taken any responsibility in any of this. And to this day they are blaming Brent Corrigan for all of this. When it was Bryan who went on the attack against Brent, which lead to his demise. Had Bryan done the right thing and taken responsibility for his failure to do his job he would most likely still be alive.

The gay porn industry should also be held responsible for not calling Bryan Kocis to the carpet for his practices that endangered their industry. What is sad is that none of this should have ever happened but through greed and stupidity we are left with the nasty residue of it. One man is now dead and two people are in prison for the rest of their lives and now we have Michael Lucas who is ignorant of the facts trying to stir this shit up again.

People this is porn! It is not something that will cure the ills of the world it is just people fucking on film. The Gay porn industry needs to grow up and get their shit together or they will ever gain any respect. We have producers of porn trying to blame a model for the lack of due diligence of one of their own. Was Brent Corrigan wrong for doing what he did? Yes he was! Was Bryan Kocis just as culpable? Yes he was! Is Michael Lucas wrong for his actions at the GayVN awards? Yes he was! The gay porn industry is in danger and the reason is because they have allowed people like Bryan Kocis to operate in they're midst.

Michael Lucas does have some good points but his approach is misguided and he is somewhat uninformed on the real facts. I do believe that Brent Corrigan is owed an apology from Michael Lucas. Michael Lucas needs to get his facts together before he makes anymore-ignorant statements based on subjects that he is not well versed in. Since these two porn producers have center stage and the media spotlight I think it is a good time that they come together to make a positive change in an industry that is destroying the lives of people and do something positive.

There are several things that they can do to help fix many of the problems that plague the gay porn industry and the gay community as a whole. They need to advocate safe sex and mean it. If the industry is going to resume bareback porn production they need to advocate testing of all of the models. They need to make it clear that the porn industry has a zero tolerance policy to drug use. Advocating drug testing and STD testing of all employees. They need to do this before the government steps in and requires it. They need to take a proactive policy for the protection of the talent and the industry that they both love so much.

This is Elmysterio and I’m out.

1 comment:

  1. I must say that no one needs government intervention and sure not regulation.

    Really each producer needs to set his own standards and as long as those standards are within the letter of the law they should be respected by other producers and the industry.

    I do believe in free expression. If someone doesn't like something he has the right to speak out on his own soapbox or a public soapbox set up for that reason.

    It is then the decision of any of us if we wanna tune in or tune out of that expression.