Contribute YOUR voices to the understanding and needs of OUR community.

Graduate student conducting a study examining the experiences of race and sexual orientation in the lives of Black lesbian and bisexual women, encouraging women that meet the following to participate:

  • Adult (18+) woman
  • Black (US born and/or raised)
  • Identify as lesbian, bisexual woman, or as a woman who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to other women (recognizing that the term “lesbian” and/or “bisexual” may not be the terms you use to describe your sexual orientation)

Your participation would consist of two (2) interviews:

  • The first interview will include questions about your experience of your race and sexual orientation in communities of Color and in lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB) communities.
  • During the second interview you will be asked to provide feedback on your initial answers, general themes found in this study, and you will be asked to complete a brief survey.

Interviews may be face-to-face (depending on your location) or via phone.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact or call (617) 245-0833 to schedule an interview time. Additionally, please visit for further information.