Ways Christians Can Fight Human Trafficking Here in the US

“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.” – William Wilberforce Human trafficking isn’t just something that happens “over there.” It has been reported in every state in America. Tragically, more of the funding […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Jasmine

This week I want to go over some of the favorite Disney princess movies and take a look at the messages in them in regard to whether they help or hurt the ongoing fight against human exploitation.   Movie Title: Aladdin Does this movie inspire girls to be stronger or more vulnerable? Vulnerable The story in a […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Ariel

This week I want to go over some of the favorite Disney princess movies and take a look at the messages in them in regard to whether they help or hurt the ongoing fight against human exploitation. The Little Mermaid came out when I was growing up and even though I watched it probably fifty times, […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Cinderella

Each day this week, I’ll be posting about a Disney princess and whether the messages in her story help or hurt the fight against human exploitation. Precursor: I don’t hate Disney movies and don’t think they should be banned or anything. This series is to help people think about the messages behind the stories we’re […]

“Sometimes…I’d Rather Just Go Back to My Pimp” – Guest Post by Lily Pad Haven

“Sometimes I just think I’d rather just go back to my pimp…” My jaw dropped. How could you say that? Look what he did to you? Look what he turned your life into? She didn’t stop, “I mean I got things from him, at least he was there for me. Yeah maybe he only listened […]

Trafficked and Forced to Recruit Another, but…

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES – When Marisol (name changed) first made the long drive from Manila to the provincial town nearly 80 miles from her home, she thought she was on her way to a better life. The 17-year-old girl was going to be a domestic helper, a chance to make a living and gain independence […]

Human Trafficking and Taco Bell Sauce

This isn’t some scary story about how someone got trafficked because of Taco Bell sauce. Not exactly anyway. I get flack sometimes for mentioning things I believe contribute to the problem of trafficking in our country. People want to point out that certain celebrities or movies themselves can’t be blamed for the atrocity of people […]

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