Sexual Health & Women of Color

Sex is Medicine with Devi Ward show

Summary: The greatest discoveries in female reproductive health made in the United Staes were built upon the bodies of Black women, and yet- women of color continue to struggle for equality in the sex education industry. Why is this, and what can we do to create justice, equality, and respect? Devi speaks with Sexologist, Bianca Laureano about the 'herstory" of women of color in the field of sex education, uncovering the link between where we were, and where we are today. Find out why: * The bodies of Black women are what the US sexuality field is built upon * Our healing from historical trauma, colonization, and finding pleasure is imperative * The WOCSHN is open to anyone who identifies as a woman of color * Centering the sexual pleasure of Black women is racial justice * Language is alive and changing. About Bianca Laureano~ Bianca is an award-winning LatiNegra sexologist who has been in the US sexology field for over 15 years. Her background is in Black and Latinx sexualities, education, media justice, and youth culture. She resides in New York City. She is co-directing a feature-length documentary film titled BLACK PERVERT, about the intersections of Black and kink communities. She is a founding member of WOCSHN and founder of The LatiNegr@s Project and Director of Education at Scenarios USA. Connect with Bianca at: : Website ~ Twitter ~ @LatinoSexuality @wocshn Instagram ~ LatiNegraSexologist LinkedIn ~