Empowering Conversations

Empowering Conversations

An Empowering Conversation with Coach Gwen – “No More Crumbs!”

“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it!_ Zora Neale Hurston As a triple minority I feel uniquely qualified to speak on the subject matter of “All Black Lives Matters.”  I am Black, a Woman, and Queer, these three inseparable identities make up ...
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DOES BLACK LIVES MATTER IF YOU’RE LGBTQ+ & BLACK?

Updated: June 08, 2020 DISCLAIMER: This post may offend some of you reading this article. Here's the deal, this article is a written protest and direct response to racial injustice, systemic injustice, violence and all forms of oppression aimed at Black LGBTQ+ folxs.  A horrible video clip is circulating on ...
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A Special Mother’s Day Tribute! Loving Our LGBTQ Children!

On today we pause to recognize that not all LGBTQ children are able to call their mom on Mother's Day. Some of these relationships were severed by the parent(s) because of their childs sexuality. TUV Magazine has been intentional about creating space to open the dialogue for parent(s) to have ...
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TUV MAGAZINE 2020 MAY-JUNE ISSUE IS VIBRATING HIGHER!

"Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams. Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising every time we fall." S.A. Sachs_ & Confuscious The 2020 May-June Vibrate Higher Issue is dedicated to Living with a Purpose. We believe that People who live a life of purpose have core beliefs and ...
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THE ELEVATION 2020 ISSUE IS HERE! IT’S TIME TO GET YOUR LIFE!

The highly anticipated January - Februray 2020 Elevation Issue is finally here! The Elevation Issue is all about "Positive Vibes." This issue is where intention is placed on promoting the good deeds of folks. Through the platform of TUV Magazine we want to change the dynamics of what readers expect ...
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THIS IS US! Magazines Read Differently When You Are Awake!

"That magazine reads different when you see a young, intelligent, handsome, black man running for public office on the cover," said TUV Magazine co-founder Gwendolyn Clemons. Yes, the co-founder of TUV Magazine is speaking about her son, Davin. The Awakening Issue is here! TUV Magazine presents "The Soul of the ...
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An Op-ed to Thaddeus Matthews “Nope Not Today Satan!”

In recent days Thaddeus Matthews a self-described TV shock talk host has launched an all-out assault on Dr. Davin Clemons bid for the Memphis City Council District 6 seat. By Matthews own admission his interested in the upcoming Memphis election is only on the Mayor’s race and District 6. Why ...
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HELLO WORLD! MEET SAMPSON! COMEDIAN, ACTOR, & SUPERHERO!

Something is Happening in the world around us! I believe we are entering another Reformation Period. A period where life will begin to change as we now know it. There may not be bloody wars or a dramatic nailing of the "95 Theses" to the door of a German Church ...
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Dr. Davin Clemons Exclusive Interview with USA Today

Dr. Davin Clemons on his experience in the Memphis Police Department, his federal lawsuit against the department and his current role at the MPD. USA TODAY In some cases, officers were able to survive the public scrutiny that comes with suing their police department — and even continue advocating for LGBT ...
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GOT GOD? TUV Magazine Releases the “Spirituality Issue”

GOT GOD? TUV Magazine releases the September - October 2018 Spirituality Issue. In this issue, TUV Magazine explores the religious interpretations of scripture by traditional black churches and how it is used abusively against the black LGBTQ Community.  This scripture interpretation and the argument that follows has traditionally been one ...
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