The Black Pearl

Named after the legendary Josephine Baker, The Black Pearl Experience curates spaces that bring 100% unapologetic celebration of joy, art, and music to the Black and Brown LGBTQ+ community.

We are Black queer women creating spaces for us, by us.

About Us

Heeey Black Pearls! Toy & Rah D are here to introduce ourselves. Great to meet you!

Toy & Rah D

We are the co-founders of The Black Pearl Experience. Our mission is to curate spaces that bring 100% unapologetic celebration of joy, art, and music in the Black and Brown LGBTQ+ community.

Learn more about us here.

Why The Black Pearl Experience

There are only 21 lesbian bars in the United States.*

There are 0 lesbian bars in Cincinnati.

There are 0 venues in Cincinnati that centers Black Queer Women/Women who identify as Women/Non-Binary Community.

We deserve to have spaces that celebrate our diversity and fosters our community.

Watch a snippet of what we bring to our community:

Introducing: The Black Pearl Experience

*Source: lesbianbarproject.com

How You Can Support

Sponsorships/Grants
We’d love to discuss partnerships and sponsorships that helps us serve more content to our community.

Co-hosting with us at your Venue
Part of The Black Pearl Experience is discovering hidden gems with our community. We’re open to discussing potential locations with you.

Social Media Advertising
Share our posts, share our events, share our stories. Social Media is the main driver of communication to our community. Follow us at @BlackPearlExperience

Support a Pearl Today!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: