Unity Is The Remedy

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Unity is the remedy for division. It is the pathway to peace. My experience working in strip clubs was completely opposite of unity and peace. It was an environment of hustle and chaos. A place where women were required to be in competition with one another. Fueled by desperation for money mixed with insecurity, and jealousy, even friends were rivals …

10 Things We Could Do If We Didn’t Love Porn So Much

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I thought this was an interesting perspective…  I wonder what else we could do! What would happen if all of that time and resource was used to support prevention, education, and restoration?? 10 Things We Could Do If We Didn’t Love Porn So Much by Matthew Warner A few years ago I did some rough calculations: There are about 25.5 million …

Authentic Community : Treasures Value #2

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Authentic Community : Treasures Value #2   In some ways, as a society, we are more connected then we have ever been.  I can send and email, Skype, or update my Facebook status and instantly make a cyber connection with people around the globe.   Despite our heightened level of connectivity via technology, I often wonder if we are actually …

X GIRLS WORKBOOK AND DVD SERIES AVAILABLE NOW!!!

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X GIRLS WORKBOOK AND DVD SERIES AVAILABLE NOW!!! What is X Girls? The strategy of Treasures has always been to reach locally and think globally. That is why we have offered Sex Industry Outreach Trainings for leaders interested in developing sex industry outreaches in their communities for the past seven years. My desire is to see an outreach happening in …

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT THROUGH A $25,000 MATCHING GRANT!!

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DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT THROUGH A $25,000 MATCHING GRANT!! Dear Friends,   Each month, Treasures sends care packages to dozens of women who contact us for support.  Many go on to participate in our therapist-led support group; others request mentoring from our care team.  Whether they take advantage of the surplus of resources available to them, ALL of them receive a …

Sharing Your Story : X Girls Episode 10

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  Sharing Your Story : X Girls Episode 10   WATCH NOW My story matters.   And while my story matters, it also doesn’t define me.  As Bronwen said in this episode, “What I have done is not who I am”.   We believe that everyone has a unique story and that even the most painful and difficult parts of our …

Sex : X Girls Episode 9

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  Sex X Girls Episode 9    WATCH NOW   As the widely used marketing slogan goes, “Sex sells”.   It does.  And the sex industry sells sex to the tune of 13.3 billion annually in the US alone.  These revenues are bigger than the NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball combined (Internet Filter Review).   Beyond selling sex, what …

Dating & Men: X Girls Episode 8

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Dating & Men   X Girls Episode 8  WATCH NOW One of the most talked about topics in the Treasures support group is that of dating and men.  Many of us who have left the industry have come to discover that although we left sex work behind, we still have the same patterns of relating to men.  Changing these patterns …

Friendships & Community X Girls Episode 7

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Friendships & Community X Girls Episode 7   WATCH NOW   What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously.  But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.  ~Kurt Vonnegut   God wired us for relationship.  We are innately designed to desire to know and …

Confidence & Beauty: X Girls Episode 6

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  Confidence & Beauty X Girls Episode 6  WATCH NOW  “There is only one of you for all eternity, so fearlessly be yourself” ~Anthony Rapp   We live in an image driven culture, and the sex industry is the epitome of it.     The standard of beauty that I was compelled to live up to in the sex industry …