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Advocate | Pastor | Speaker

Pastor Lyvonne Proverbs, a New York City native, is a body and sex-positive preacher, transformational speaker, poet, educator, and creative social entrepreneur working to end #ChurchToo. Committed to eradicating childhood sexual abuse in and beyond Black religious spaces, Lyvonne is the founder of Beautiful Scars, an online storytelling agency focused on trauma, healing, and resiliency. An Emmy-award-winning media producer, Lyvonne has been featured in ESSENCE and Cosmopolitan and recently Sojourners named her one of “11 Women Shaping the Church.” She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a non-profit sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women providing assistance and support around the world.

Twitter: @WereSurthrivors


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