Speaker Bio

Nelly Cannon

Bianca I Laureano, PhD, MA, CSE, CSES

Dr / she / Ella

Session: General Plenary – It’s time to ANTE UP! Reproductive Justice + Revolutionary Love

Bianca I Laureano is an award-winning educator, curriculum writer, and sexologist. She is a founding member of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WOCSHN) and ANTE UP! a virtual freedom school offering professional development training and certification. She has written several curricula and the sexual and reproductive justice discussion guide for the NYC Department of Health published in 2018 and led the curriculum development for the Netflix film Crip Camp and the PBS documentary I Didn’t See You There, which are rooted in disability justice principles. She is an AASECT certified sexuality educator and supervisor and in May 2020 was awarded an honorary doctorate from the California Institute for Integral Studies for her work in expanding the US sexuality field. She is the editor of The People’s Book of Human Sexuality: Expanding the Sexology Archive available July 2023 (and for pre-order at the Routledge vendor booth if they do have a booth at the conference!)