Active Duty (web site)
ActiveDuty.com is the umbrella name for the American North Carolina-based homosexual pornographic film studios owned by Dennis Ashe that specializes in the production of pornographic movies featuring military men that are gay, straight and bi, engaging in solo or gay sexual action. Dink Flamingo is the pseudonym of the producer-director of the films.
Dirty Bird Pictures
Dink Flamingo, owner of the popular Active Duty Production company, branched out in 2007 to form a new video line with plot intensive porn headed up by directors Mike Donner and Jett Blakk. Steve Jerome is the Director of Operations. Dink Flamingo is the Executive Producer and owns Dirty Bird Pictures.
Dirty Bird films
- Just The Sex
- Just The Sex 2
- Father Knows Best
- Brent Corrigan's Summit
- Grindass House
- Army Strongarm
- The Closet
- Hollywood Marine
- The Porne Ultimatum
- Mug Shots
- The Porne Identity
- Brent Corrigan's Summit: Director's Cut
- Brent Corrigan's Big Easy
- Bowser Makes A Porn
Barrett Long's XXX Amateur Hour is an amateur line of videos directed by and starring Barrett Long.
Other sites owned by Dink Flamingo
Dink Flamingo has spent much of 2008 expanding his company by either acquiring other web sites or creating new ones. These include:
My straight Buddy—purchased from a friend who filmed straight Marines at Twenty-Nine Palms, CA. The site includes reality-based videos of these men interacting with one another both nude and clothed.
Dirty Bird Pictures - a movie purchase site.
Dink Flamingo and Barrett Long teamed up to create this web site which mainly features Barrett Long is sex scenes with veteran porn stars and new faces in an amateur setting. The layout and theme is that of a 1950s variety amateur TV show.
Amateur Straight Guys purchased from Doug DeLong that had been successfully operating for 10 years. The web site is operational but updates are rare and seldom.
- Defunct sites owned by Dink Flamingo
Sea Dog Photo—a large collection of original photography purchased from the author Steven Zeeland. The subject of the photographs are sailors from around the Bremerton, Washington area.
On January 27, 2006, Fort Bragg (North Carolina) announced that it had become aware that some of the men involved in the website were from the 82nd Airborne Division. A local news station, WRAL, briefly mentions a Dink Flamingo and Active Duty as a part of a possible criminal investigation by military authorities.
On February 24, 2006, Fort Bragg issued a press release stating that seven men had been charged with violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice for the crime of sodomy and engaging in sexual conduct on a pornographic website. All of the men charged were identified by military investigators as performing on the Active Duty porn site.
In 2009 Active Duty formally requested a news article be rescinded because it possibly provided the actual name of an active duty service member. It was later learned that the performer had been honorably discharged from the military before starring in an Active Duty film.
In 2011 a blog and video posting by Amateur Straight Guys shows a performer allegedly stealing money from its employer. The producer, Doug DeLong, also mentions that the employee was hired knowingly having a drug addiction.
Awards and nominations
- 2006 Cybersocket Web Awards winner of Best Webcam Site".
- 2007 GayVN Awards winner of Best Alternative Video for "Rear Gunners 2".
- 2008 Cybersocket Web Awards winner of Best Live XXX Show.
- 2009 GayVN Awards Hall of Fame (Dink Flamingo).
- 2009 Cybersocket Web Awards Best Original Theme Site.
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