Breaking News: Backpage.com Adult Classified Section Shuts Down

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Due to overwhelming pressure from members of Congress, Backpage executives shut down the “adult” classifieds section of its website. This news comes after a US Senate investigation issued a report which contained overwhelming evidence that Backpage.com concealed advertisements for prostitution and the selling of children for sex. Polaris, an anti-human trafficking and research organization praised the move in a statement …

Helping Women Leave the Sex Industry

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Helping Women Leave the Sex Industry   Walking away from the sex industry was HARD! Stripping had become more than a job. It was my life.   I spent several years, creating this character, Monique. Monique had her own set of friends, norms, and survival methods… I hid behind her and eventually, lost sight of who the real Harmony was. …

Brothels and Brazil: World Cup Outreach and Training Update

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An ongoing stream of men filed up and down the narrow, spiral staircase that ran like an artery, straight through the center of the “illegal”, 9-story mega brothel in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Different genres of music blared from each of the small rooms on either side of the staircase, creating a cacophony of noise.   Men shuffled along in what …

Spiritual Geography

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Spiritual Geography By Larissa Zdon On Good Friday, the Treasures Outreach Team visited the strips clubs in the downtown Los Angeles area.  The downtown outreach is my favorite outreach. I live near downtown and frequently pray over the clubs I see as I pass by. The longer I live in my neighborhood the more I’ve learned the geographical, political and …

17-year-old trafficking victim found murdered

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17-year-old trafficking victim found murdered Some of you may have heard about the tragic stabbing of Aubreyanna Parks, a college-bound 17-year-old girl.  Please continue to pray for the family as they mourn this incredible loss. One of our care team members has been in contact with the family and will be delivering a care package to them this week along with …