Bianca Palmisano is a sex educator and medical consultant serving the DC community since 2012. As the owner of Intimate Health Consulting, she specializes in training healthcare providers around issues of sexual health, as well as LGBT, sex worker, and sexual assault survivor competency. She also serves as the Community Outreach Chair for the Metro DC PFLAG Board of Directors.
She has served as a facilitator for the classroom education program The Rainbow Speakers Bureau, and as chair of the Transgender Advocacy Project for American University. She is a two-time presenter for the Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference and the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit. Her additional professional credits include presentations on rape culture, healthy communication, BDSM, and sexual health risk management with organizations such as SlutWalk DC and University of Maryland Sex Week.
Shame Free Sexual Healthcare guides healthcare professionals through the process of addressing gaps in training resources around sexual health, to support the specific needs of minority communities including LGBTQ people, sex workers, and survivors of assault.