Family & Relationships

Family & Relationships

Community Mourns the Passing of TreDarrius Anderson May His Legacy Live On!

January 2013, David Harris and Tre’Darrius Anderson of Memphis, Tenn., tied the knot in Washington, D.C., in front of the Lincoln Memorial. This earned them the title as "The Youngest Black Gay Couple to Marry in the United States."  Both grooms were 19 at the time of their marriage. David ...
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EXCLUSIVE RELEASE: Torrey Harris Announces Run for State Representative, District 90

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (November 16, 2017) ---- Small Businessman and  community leader, Torrey Harris, has formally announced his candidacy for Tennessee State Representative, District 90. The seat is held currently by long-time incumbent John DeBerry, Jr. “Now more than ever, we need progressive and strong leadership,” Harris said, “We need someone ...
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“IT’S A DIFFERENT WORLD” WHERE WE COME FROM! TUV MAGAZINE FALL ISSUE WRAPS IT UP!

TUV Magazine obtained an exclusive interview with physician and sexual health activist/researcher Dr. David Malebranche. We asked questions about the HIV & AIDS epidemic and the rate affecting Black men who sleep with men, The Usher Raymond Herpes rumor, and many other health complexities occuring in our society today.  Dr ...
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Brandon “BAM-BAM” Akins Unplugged

Born and raised in the church, I was a minister by age 12, an elder by the time I was 15. It felt amazing doing what I’d been called to do. I remember throwing youth conferences twice a year that to this day give me chills to recollect — opening ...
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Eddie Wiley And “Pansexuality” Don’t Get It Twisted!

In TUV Magazine September/October 2016 "Love Wins" issue Eddie Wiley beautifully explains the principles on how one can live Beyond the Binary, "Love Without A Limit" in his most personal article yet written for TUV Magazine. Wiley is candid and unapologetic while sharing his intimate feelings about living out loud ...
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“Masqueerade Prom” hosted by Memphis Area Gay Youth (MAGY) on July 08th

On July 8, 2016 the Memphis Area Gay Youth aka MAGY will sponsor their annual prom for all Mid-South LGBTQA YOUTH ages 13-20 at First Congregational Church located at 1000 S. Cooper St. The theme will be centered around a "MasQueerade Prom" with music, lots of food, a whole lot ...
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Loving Our LGBTQ Children “A Message of Support!”

On Mother's Day, the media gives considerable attention to our mothers, our sisters, our daughters, and our grandmothers, by highlighting the contributions these women make to their families and communities. The lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents and their families are often absent in Mother's Day coverage since ...
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The Heart of the Matter

I recently read a New York Times article that discussed how the Internet is changing the way we think -- feeding our growing addiction to information amidst the distractions that ensue as we surf multiple sites, simultaneously or in rapid succession. We troll for weather, news, social media, music, jobs, ...
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