We Bring Women Together
As Matchmakers and Event Hosts for the only exclusively lesbian/bisexual matchmaking agency in the US, we work hard to bring the women together. We are a warm and welcoming bunch and we're always striving to ensure you have a stellar experience. Find out more about each of us below.
FOUNDER / CEO/ PRINCIPAL MATCHMAKER
Dr. Frankie Bashan
Dr. Frankie Bashan is a psychologist, matchmaker, and overall relationship guru who has been using her clinical background in conjunction with technology and personalized algorithms to play matchmaker nationwide. She believes that EVERY WOMAN can have the rigteous, passionate love she deserves. Expert guest for a variety of publications, podcasts and videos, Frankie strives to introduce her clients to quality matches that make their hearts flutter. She knows first-hand the struggles of queer women and she wants them to find THE ONE in any way possible - Events, Full Service Matchmaking, using a Wing Woman and or with her Dating Coaching help. Read more >>
VP, DIGITAL MARKETING & OPERATIONS
Working as Frankie's right hand woman since early 2012, Shelley makes sure the balls stay afloat. From marketing strategy to event minutiae, Shelley manages the LGB online presence, customer service, events, marketing and PR. She loves the LGB community and makes it her mission to inform all the queer women that there IS a woman out there will love them. Host of the San Diego events as well as the previous host of the Honolulu events, Shelley is intimately connected to the brand and knows there's something for every woman in LGB.
BOSTON EVENT HOST
Graphic Designer by day, People Connector by night, Jen's been bringing the smiles to sold-out Boston events since April 2017. As the most seasoned LGB Event Host, Jen works hard to bring a variety of events to Boston women. Several of our most vocal video reviews are from Boston women. Read more >>
SEATTLE EVENT HOST
A talented photographer in her own right, Dana was the first to bring warmth and a sense of humor to our Pacific Northwest events in April 2017. A staunch advocate for trans and genderqueer inclusion, Dana has been instrumental in making sure our events are inclusive.
HOUSTON EVENT HOST
Deborah is a force. A gay/lesbian activist of impressive proportions, Deborah joined the team in June 2017 and has been an LGB advocate in Houston every since. She works tirelessly to give the women a quality event and make them feel welcome. Currently on hiatus, look for a future Houston event from Deborah in the spring of 2019.
NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY EVENT HOST
LISA "L.I." IANCIN
L.I. is our New York City warrior! From hosting an event with over 90 women, to scrambling at the last minute to find a venue when she discovered (2 hours before the event started ), that our venue had closed for business, to expanding into the gay men's speed dating market, LI can do it all. Often hosting some of LGB's largest events, she's a pro at troubleshooting, seamlessly keeping spirits high and is always looking for ways to improve. Meet her at the next NYC event.
SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND EVENT HOST
Host of the San Francisco and Oakland events, Becky wants everyone to "find love under her watch." Bringing an enthusiaum and "get 'er done" attitude, Becky is a cheerleader for queer women finding each other. She's always asking for feedback from particpants and expends the extra effort to make sure each person feels comfortable.
CHICAGO EVENT HOST
Our newest event host, Deb wants the women of Chicago (espeically those over 40) to get together! Starting off in the spring 2018, Deb has hosted several successful events, most recently in September at Fat Cat (we LOVE Fat Cat). Currently working on hosting more age-specific events (participants are asking for them), Deb wants to hear from you. What kind of Chicago Lesbian/Bi event do YOU want? Tell us now.
PORTLAND EVENT HOST
A queer celebrity of portland proportions, Jen joined LGB in April 2018 as a way to further expand her agenda of cultivating community by providing fun and socially exciting events via LESBIOUT, her successful Portland Meet Up. Her events generally always have a musical guest and she works hard to make sure all identifies feel welcome. Her Portland Lesbian/Bi events here.
Could this be you?
Think it would be fun to host an event in your town? We do too! We're always open to new hosts, and we'd love to meet you. Go here to find out more and complete the new host form and Shelley will reach out to you.