Former sex slave Toni D. Rivera now saves kids from trafficking

While millions of sports fans enjoyed the NFL Superbowl between the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots, former sex slave Toni D. Rivera was stuck in a harrowing situation inside a seedy hotel where she was forced to pay off her pimp’s losing bet with her body. When the Packers lost that game […]

Alexis Martin, former sex slave serving life sentence for murder, is freed

A sex trafficking survivor who was serving a life sentence in prison after she was convicted of murder has been freed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Cincinnati-based news station WCPO reports. Alexis Martin’s case had become a cause célèbre among criminal justice advocates. Martin, who was reared in a drug-addled home, reportedly was forced into […]

R. Kelly’s sex slave turns on him

One of R. Kelly’s most loyal alleged sex slaves is now turning on the R&B singer with Instagram posts that portray her as a victim. Joycelyn Savage is now putting out material that portays Robert Sylvester Kelly, 52, as a controlling and manipulative sex fiend who demanded that she call him “daddy” and “master.” View […]

Finally free: Cyntoia Brown secures major book deal upon release from prison

Cyntoia Brown, the former sex slave who spent half of her life in prison for killing a man in self-defense, is getting a major gift along with her release from prison after 15 years in confinement. Brown walked out of the Tennessee Department of Corrections for the first time as a free woman on Wednesday […]

Toni Rivera: From sex slave to sex trafficker to rescuer of young women

Perhaps the low point of Toni Rivera’s life as a sex slave happened when she was forced to have intercourse with 23 men back-to-back to pay off her pimp’s Super Bowl bet. Perhaps her breaking point happened when she begged a Miami cop to free her from violent bondage, only to have that police officer say […]

Cyntoia Brown to be released from prison

There has been a new development in the case of Cyntoia Brown, who at the age of 16 was convicted of murder. After renewed interest in her case received international attention, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has made a dramatic announcement that means freedom for Brown. In a statement released today, Jan. 7, 2019,  by the […]

Cyntoia Brown not among the 11 prisoners pardoned by Tennessee governor

With the supporters and opponents of Cyntoia Brown watching closely, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam commuted the sentences of 11 prisoners this past week. However, the list did not include Brown, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for murdering the man who allegedly used her as a sex slave. Gov. Haslam explained his […]

Trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown granted clemency hearing

Cyntoia Brown, the former teenage sex slave who shot and killed her pimp and then was sentenced to 60 years in prison, has been finally granted a clemency hearing. The gut-wrenching story of #CyntoiaBrown went viral last fall after viewers saw the damning documentary Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story. Brown was arrested, indicted and tried […]

66 million reasons Oakland regrets the day a teen prostitute stood her ground

Jasmine Abuslin, 19, claims to have had sex with nearly 30 police officers in the Bay Area, including Oakland and Richmond, and San Francisco, Contra Costa and San Joaquin counties. Formerly known as Celeste Guap, Absulin is suing for $66 million claiming she was a sex slave and a victim of sex trafficking. The Alameda County District […]

Wealthy Nigerian couple in Texas trick and enslave woman as nanny

If you think the slave trade is dead, then you are wrong. A wealthy Nigerian couple living in a Houston, Texas mansion was arrested this week for charges of forced labor, visa fraud, withholding documents and harboring conspiracy. It is alleged that Chudy Nsobundu, 56, and his wife Sandra, 50, enslaved a 38-year-old Nigerian woman to […]

Writer Dawn Anderson reveals childhood of being her dad’s sex slave

Dawn Alexis Anderson, child abuse survivor and domestic violence awareness advocate  Author, The Healer of the Them All Why did you decide to write your book? I initially began writing my book as a way of healing, to get “it” all out of me, i.e., what had transpired in my life. I realized the extent of […]

American Apparel CEO fired after forcing employee into sex slavery

Former CEO of American Apparel, Dov Charney, was fired over allegations that he forced a former employee into sex slavery. According to the New York Post, Charney had a relationship with 18-year-old Irene Morales that became public in 2011 after she accused him of forcing her into sex slavery. Morales said Charney harassed her at […]