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What Causes Trauma?

In this episode, Elijah Rising interviews Desirie Dougall, our restoration program director. We discuss the question, “What is trauma?” Besides giving the basic definitions of trauma we also talk about the difference between PTSD and complex PTSD. We’ll explain why understanding trauma is so important in the process of helping women who’ve survived trafficking heal.No...

Our Phone Call With A Guy In The Porn Industry

In this episode, we share a story about a man in the porn industry who reached out to Elijah Rising via phone. He shared with us some ugly truths about the porn industry, and how he was lured into doing porn. We also discuss the importance of love and educated empathy in ministering to those...

A Parents’ Guide To Talking With Your Kids About Sexual Exploitation

Human trafficking and sexual exploitation affects all types of people and, unfortunately, all ages. If you are finding yourself spending a lot of time at home right now, you have a great opportunity to assess how you can inform and prepare your kids for the world we live in today. I’m breaking it down into...

Does Porn Lead Men To Buy Sex?

Summary We interview Joe Madison of Love People Not Pixels, and we discuss the question, does porn lead men to buy sex? Love People Not Pixels a Houston based non-profit that is fighting sex trafficking by reducing demand and eliminating access to the exploited. Tune into our interview and like and share on social media...

How Is Pornography Linked To Sex Trafficking?

Summary In this podcast, we will be exploring the connections between sex trafficking and pornography. We are asking the question: “How does pornography relate to sex trafficking?” Adam sits down with Elijah Rising staff members Micah Gamboa and Brittany Throckmorton to discuss the prevalence of trafficking within the porn industry. In the second half off...

The Elijah Rising Podcast

We are super excited to be launching a brand new podcast! We are discussing the myths and misconceptions about sex trafficking. On the show, you will also hear from leaders in the anti-trafficking movement and other testimonies and stories. How can you know when we release a new episode? 1. Subscribe to receive a text...

Van Tour Inspires Woman To Mobilize Churches To Fight Human Trafficking

Stories like this are possible because of you. Donate this Christmas to bring awareness of human trafficking to thousands more in Houston and help Elijah Rising to raise $200k by December 31st. Your gift will raise awareness by educating and equipping key community leaders, NGOs, businesses, and churches to identify the signs of sex trafficking...

D.C.’s Debate Threatens Survivors

More and more states are introducing bills to decriminalize or legalize prostitution. Full decriminalization means empowering other aspects of the sex trade, including pimping, purchasing sex and operating brothels. We have the opportunity to take a stand now and voice the dangers of full decriminalization of the sex trade. Washington, D.C., lawmakers are waiting to...

Bold Video Calls Out Nevada for Tolerating Violence Against Women

Rebekah Charleston, together with other survivors of sexual exploitation and violence created this video in response to a federal lawsuit that could help end legal brothels in Nevada! Let's take action now and show Nevada that legal brothels are not the solution.

Teen Vogue Glamorizes Prostitution In “Sex Work Is Work” Article

As a twelve-year-old young girl, I would beg for Teen Vogue magazines as I saw them in passing on the stands in the grocery stores until eventually, I got a monthly subscription from my family. I remember reading through page by page following up on the latest celebrities’ lives. After a while, the season of...
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