The Exodus Cry Podcast

Exodus Cry

The Exodus Cry Podcast is a resource for anyone who wants to learn more about sex trafficking and how they can fight it. Join the Exodus Cry team as they discuss the most current updates on all aspects of the commercial sex industry, including sex trafficking, prostitution, pornography, and stripping. They'll dive into controversial and often hotly debated topics surrounding global sex industry policy, ideology, gender and sexuality, and even the spiritual aspects of injustice. In addition to hearing from the staff at Exodus Cry, you’ll hear from leading voices who specialize in the areas of abolition, prevention, restoration, and intervention—including survivors and game changers in the movement to end sexual exploitation.

All Episodes

Liz Walker is an accredited sexuality educator, speaker and author, dedicated to culture shifting initiatives that respond to pornography harms on children & young people.

May 2019

1 hr 20 min

Sex trafficking survivor Christina Rangel, the founder and director of Extreme Love Anti-trafficking (ELAT) at Bethel Redding church in California, talks about what it was like being sold for sex and how she found freedom.

Mar 2019

1 hr 22 min

Our interview with Christina Rangel, a survivor of sex trafficking and the founder and director of Extreme Love Anti-trafficking (ELAT) at Bethel Redding church in California.

Feb 2019

1 hr 58 min

Gene McConnell is one of America’s foremost experts on shame & its impact on addiction recovery as well as one’s personal perception that affects all other relationships. His message helps identify and interpret the adverse consequences of societal trends that are engulfing our increasingly sexualized culture.

Oct 2018

1 hr 8 min

In Cambodia, thousands of children are victims of sexual exploitation every year. Don Brewster provides an update on Cambodia stats, speaks on the issue of demand reduction, pornography, the history of Cambodia, as well as exciting new developments at AIM.

Sep 2018

1 hr 7 min

In this episode Exodus Cry’s Director of Outreach and Intervention, Helen Taylor continues with an exciting update about the intervention efforts that Exodus Cry undertook during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Aug 2018

51 min 39 sec

In this episode Exodus Cry’s Director of Outreach and Intervention, Helen Taylor provides an exciting update about the intervention efforts that Exodus Cry undertook during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Aug 2018

45 min 10 sec

Shay Douglas was featured in Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution. Since the making of Liberated Shay has been on a personal journey of transformation.

Jun 2018

1 hr 38 min

There is an unprecedented move to abolish the last bastion of legal prostitution in the United States. In this episode Melissa Holland, Founder and Executive Director of Awaken, explains what is currently happening.

May 2018

28 min 32 sec

Dr. Melissa Farley has practiced as a clinical psychologist and researcher for 40 years. She brings that experience to her consultations with agencies, governments, and advocates for prostituted and trafficked women.

Mar 2018

1 hr 47 min

Sarah Jane (SJ) Murray is an Irish-born academic and EMMY-nominated and award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker and the Executive Producer of the documentary out on Netflix, Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution.

Feb 2018

1 hr 11 min

Lisa L. Thompson serves as the Vice President of Research and Education for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, where she oversees NCOSE’s strategic planning for increased public understanding of sexual exploitation related issues.

Feb 2018

1 hr 55 min

Dr. Gail Dines is a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College in Boston, an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, and a feminist public intellectual.

Feb 2018

1 hr 37 min

In Cambodia, thousands of children are victims of sexual exploitation every year. Through Christ-centered rescue and restoration, Don Brewster is proving that lives and communities can be transformed.

Feb 2018

1 hr 54 min

Annie Lobert is a survivor of more than a decade of sex trafficking. She is an internationally recognized expert and advocate to men and women in the commercial sex industry from her personal experience.

Jan 2018

1 hr 54 min

Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas, a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center, and a member of the board of Culture Reframed.

Jan 2018

1 hr 53 min

Tony Porter is an author, educator and activist working to advance social justice issues and is featured in the documentary Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution.

Jan 2018

1 hr 56 min

Psychologist and author Harvey Schwartz unpacks the dynamics of institutional power and how it can contribute to exploitation. Dr. Schwartz is practicing psychologist and author of Dialogues With Forgotten Voices: Relational Perspectives On Child Abuse Trauma And The Treatment Of Severe Dissociative Disorders.

Jan 2018

1 hr 36 min

John Eldredge is the best-selling author of Wild at Heart, The Sacred Romance, The Journey of Desire, Fathered by God, Beautiful Outlaw, Moving Mountains, his newest book All Things New, and many more.

Nov 2017

1 hr 4 min

Dr. Caroline is an Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles and the research director for the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media.

Nov 2017

1 hr 45 min

Gene McConnell is the founder and president of Authentic Relationships International, a non-profit organization dedicated to liberating people from toxic influences and beliefs. For over 31 years, he has trained therapists, pastors, law enforcement, medical professionals, and others about domestic violence, sexual abuse, shame, and building and maintaining healthy relationships.

Sep 2017

1 hr 47 min

Kajsa Ekis Ekman is a Swedish journalist, author, and expert on the issue of prostitution and trafficking. She is the author of “Being and Being Bought: Prostitution, Surrogacy and the Split Self,”. She lectures across the world on sex trafficking and prostitution.

May 2017

1 hr 51 min

Rachel Moran is a survivor and leader in the abolition movement. She is the author of the book Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution and is also the founder of the organization SPACE International (Survivors of Prostitution-Abuse Calling for Enlightenment). Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in creative writing and...

May 2017

1 hr 32 min

Benjamin and Laila were honored to interview Rebecca Bender in this week’s podcast episode. Rebecca is a nationally recognized and awarded expert on domestic sex trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of both labor and sex trafficking, she emerged as a Survivor Leader, providing consulting, training and speaking with some of the largest anti-trafficking groups...

Mar 2017

1 hr 3 min

Benjamin and Laila are privileged to interview Dr. Melissa Farley in this podcast episode. Dr. Farley has practiced as a clinical psychologist for 40 years. She brings that experience to her consultations with agencies, governments, and advocates for prostituted and trafficked women. She has articulated the harms of prostitution, pornography, and trafficking as an expert...

Mar 2017

1 hr 47 min