This week on the Exodus Cry Podcast, we talk with Alan Smyth, the executive director at Saving Innocence, an anti-trafficking nonprofit in Los Angeles, California that aims to serve, empower and advocate for child victims of sex trafficking.
After a child sex trafficking survivor shared, “I could no longer fight for myself, I needed someone to fight for me,” Alan was moved into action. He quickly answered that call. Since then, Alan co-authored a book called “Men! Fight for Me” that teaches how men can end trafficking and sexual exploitation.
He and Benjamin discuss healthy vs. toxic masculinity, male roles in exploitation, our culture’s uplifting of the pimp mentality and the current scale of child sex trafficking within the United States.