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Top 7 Top Websites and Organizations for Black Lesbians

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Find community and meet other Black and African American/European lesbians and bisexual women through these groups and forums. Here are the Top 10 websites and organizations for Black Lesbians and bisexual women.

1. United Lesbians of African Heritage

United Lesbians of African Heritage is dedicated to the visibility, unity and empowerment of lesbians of African heritage. Their programs include a leadership program for lesbian youth, health education and an annual retreat for lesbians of African heritage.

2. Blacklight: A Site for African American Lesbians and Gay Men

Blacklight is an incredibly diverse site for Black lesbians and gay men with articles about the Harlem Renaissance, queer hip hop, racism in Cuba and vacationing in Paris. Spend a few hours here!

3. ZAMI for Lesbians of African Descent

ZAMI is a not-for-profit collective for lesbians of African descent residing in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. ZAMI’s mission is to empower and affirm the lives of lesbians of African descent.

4. Zuna Institute

Zunia is a national organization for the black lesbian community. Zuna hosts a national conference for Black lesbians and works to develop leadership amongst lesbians of African descent.

5. Nia Collective

NIA Collective was created by and for lesbians of African descent. The word "NIA" was chosen for its meaning, purpose, in the Swahili language. The "purpose" of NIA is to collectively build a network through self-definition, self-acceptance and acceptance of each other as lesbians, as people of African descent and as women.

6. National Black Justice Coalition

The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and allies dedicated to fostering equality by fighting racism and homophobia. The Coalition advocates for social justice by educating and mobilizing opinion leaders, including elected officials, clergy, and media, with a focus on Black communities.

7. The Audre Lorde Project

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit and Transgender People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. They work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice.
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