Derrick Burts

former adult film performer

Guest

Former adult film performer who says he became HIV-infected while working in the industry

Derrick Burts on KCRW

Measure B  on next month's LA County ballot would require all male performers in pornographic films to wear condoms.

Should LA County Require Condoms for Porn?

Measure B on next month's LA County ballot would require all male performers in pornographic films to wear condoms.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Maurice Harris owns Bloom & Plume, a flower business with an adjacent coffee shop. Before the pandemic, his products were selling well and his social commentary was resonating.

from Greater LA

Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo shops, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a bill that sets aside nearly $7 billion for schools that reopen for in-person instruction by the end of March.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Biden administration and the CDC say it’s safe for teachers to return to classrooms before they’re vaccinated. California Governor Gavin Newsom agrees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billions of dollars and good intentions have not been enough to solve California’s homelessness crisis. But some communities are faring better than others.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Johnson & Johnson says it will ship out nearly 4 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this week — after the FDA authorized it for emergency use on Saturday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Golden Globes are this weekend, and the days of the awards ceremony being a small funky party are long gone.

from Hollywood Breakdown

College students have a lot on their plates these days: an upended academic career because of the pandemic, the specter of the virus itself, and the general stress of exams and…

from Greater LA

At a greenhouse in La Jolla, California, scientists are trying to harness the carbon-sucking power of plants to clean up the atmosphere.

from Greater LA