Why Should You Attend the 2020 SASH Annual Conference?

Going Virtual in 2020

All times are Central Time.

Friday, October 16th, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: AASECT Breakout
Intersectionality: From Theory to Practice
Intersectionality has become a buzzword used often and often misused. This session offers an overview of primary resources, common errors, and correction. We will discuss how this practice and theory has expanded, critiques, and ways to incorporate this lens into our work in the US Sexuality Field.
Learning Objective #1: Participants will be able to explain the origins of intersectionality
Learning Objective #2: Participants will be to identify two myths / stereotypes of intersectionality
Learning Objective #3: Participants will be to list examples of incorporating an intersectional lens
Available CE Credits: 1.5
Bianca Laureano, Ante Up!
Bianca I Laureano is an award-winning educator, facilitator, curriculum writer, and sexologist. She is a founding member of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WOCSHN) and The LatiNegrxs Project. Her most recent project is ANTE UP! a virtual freedom school for justice workers offering professional development and certification we need for doing the work during these challenging times. Bianca earned her BA in Individual Studies with a focus on Latina Sexualities in 2000 from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned a Masters of Arts from NYU in Human Sexuality Education in 2002 and a second Masters of Arts from the University of Maryland in Women’s Studies with a focus on sexualities, race, and racialization in 2006. While at UM she was a CrISP Scholar at the Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity and helped create the Intersectional Research Database.

She has written several curricula that focus on communities of color: What’s the REAL DEAL about Love and Solidarity? (2015) and Communication MixTape: Speak On It Vol 1. (2017), wrote the sexual and reproductive justice discussion guide for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene published in 2018, and is leading the curriculum development for the Netflix film Crip Camp which is rooted in disability justice principles available at www.CripCamp.com/curriculum. Bianca has been on the board of CLAGS, the LGBTQ Center at CUNY, The Black Girl Project, and SisterSong the women of color collective for reproductive justice.

She currently resides in Oakland, CA with her core partner G and is an AASECT certified sexuality educator and supervisor. Bianca was awarded an honorary doctorate from the California Institute of Integral Studies in May 2020 for her work in the US sexuality field advocating for justice and equity. Find out more about Bianca at her website BiancaLaureano.com and about ANTE UP! at www.AnteUpPD.com