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Black Lesbian Support Group

Who are the Women of BLSG:

The Black Lesbian Support Group (BLSG) was established in 1990 to provide a positive medium through which Black Lesbians may communicate with each other. BLSG offers supportive services and interaction in the Lesbian and Gay community. BLSG strives to increase the visiblity of black lesbians in the Lesbian and Gay community. BLSG is a non-profit organization funded through the Lesbian Services Program of the Whitman-Walker Clinic in Washington DC. BLSG is rapidly growing and expanding. Our goal is to reach as many Black lesbians as there are in the Washington-DC Metropolitan area.

The primary focus of BLSG is:

Peer support, through group discussions on topics relevant to Black lesbians.
Fostering positive friendships between and among women through social/cultural activities.

Providing educational forums and workshops that are designed to enhance awareness and interest in the lesbian community.

Providing a safe space for Black Lesbians to meet, talk and socialize together. To keep our members informed, BLSG has a confidential mailing list. BLSG does not sell or trade their list with other Lesbian or gay groups and organizations.

BLSG's Mission

The primary mission of BLSG is provide peer support through positive and stimulating bi-monthly group discussions geared toward addressing the needs of the Black Lesbian community.
BLSG's strives to foster positive friendships between and among women through social/cultural discussion groups and activities.
We hope to increase the visibility of Black Lesbians in the Lesbian and Gay community.
BLSG provides a confidential safe space for black lesbians wishing to "come out" or just talk and socialize.
BLSG has a confidential hotline designed to address the needs and concerns of Black lesbians. (202) 797-3593
BLSG's long term goal is to provide community outreach to those members of black lesbian community who cannot attend our bi-monthly meetings. We are planning to target those who are ill, handicapped, elderly and those who may need to talk confidentially.

When & Where BLSG Meets

BLSG has group discussions on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.
Meetings are held from 3-5pm

BLSG also has a 35+ Group which meets every 1st Saturday from 3-5pm.
Everyone is encouraged to attend, although the discussion will be geared towards women 35 and over.

BLSG meets at:
Whitman Walker Clinic
1407 S Street NW
Washington DC




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