About Mx. Morgan

My name is Chels and my pronouns are they / them and xe / xem. It’s a pleasure to meet you.

I am an Afro-Latinx, Autistic, pansexual, polyamorous, and non-binary writer, sexuality educator and intimacy coordinator focused on curating justice-centered, emboldening spaces guided the intersectional, disability justice and transformative justice frameworks, developed by the black women and the black trans scholars who have come before me. I reside in Los Angeles, CA on the native land of the Kizh, the Tongva and the Chumash.

I practice trauma-informed, inclusive sex, kink and identity education, mental health advocacy, intimacy direction for theater and intimacy coordination for film and television, with emphasis on scenes of BDSM and Kink, LGBTQ+ populations, Non-monogamy and scenes of non-consent.

Education and Training


degrees & certifications
MFA in Film & TV Production – 2024

Current – Attending Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. Concentration: Directing for Fiction.

Holistic Sex Education

Current – certification in Holistic Sexuality Education from the Institute of Sexuality Education and Enlightenment (ISEE).

Ante Up Certificate

Current – certification in the history, implementation, and troubleshooting of various justice frameworks as they relate to the sexuality field from Ante Up Professional Development.

Adult First Aid / CPR / AED

Certified by the American Red Cross. Valid until 06/2023.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Certified by American Red Cross. Valid until 06/2022.

BA in Media Arts Production

Bachelor’s of Arts from Emerson College in Boston, MA. Concentration: Writing and Producing for Television with a minor in Human Sexuality.

Mental Health First Aid

Certified by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), a national program to teach the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.

Psychological First Aid

Certified by Johns Hopkins University in Psychological First Aid (PFA), a program designed to provide mental health aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: reflective listening, assessment of needs, prioritization, intervention, and disposition.

Covid – 19 Compliance Officer

Certified by Health Education Services for Music Video, Commercial, Television and Film Production Sets.


additional training & SELF STUDY
Sexual Harassment Prevention

Training completed by the State of Illinois in sexual harassment and abuse prevention.

Transformative Justice & Community Safety

Self study completed guided by Spring Up!, the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective.

AASECT Early Career Professional Member

Under supervision and pursuing certification by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

Bystander Intervention

Training completed in Bystander Intervention, Conflict De-escalation, Workplace Harassment Intervention and Implicit Bias by Hollaback!, a nonprofit working globally to end harassment — in all its forms.

Winch Operator and Rigger

Automatic and manual rigging for circus arts and kink.


In the Media

“Beyond the Bedroom” Podcast w/ Birna Gustafsson
What is your favorite sex scene? In this episode, I speak with Sex Educator Birna Gustafsson on her podcast about what really goes down behind the scenes. We discuss what intimacy coordination or coaching is (and isn’t!), what is missing from the industry, and even dissect our favorite steamy scenes.
“Unacceptable Behavior” Podcast w/ Braelin A.
Sex Educator Braelin A. and I talk performative allyship, white saviors in media and my personal struggles growing up as a BIPOC person in America, including growing up in religion, going to 4 different High Schools, and never knowing which of my identities is going to hold me back or propel me forward.
“S3x Theory with Demi & Friends” Podcast w/ Demi (they/she)

In this episode, Demi is joined by Chelsey (they/them), to discuss BDSM as a queer individual, whitewashing of the community, gendered language and mass media representation of kink. Chelsey and Demi discuss navigating the BDSM community and scene as queer individuals and how to incorporate inclusive language into kinks and scenes.

Articles:

Unlearning Sexual Shame: How TV Fueled My Need for Toxic Love” – Salty, saltyworld.net

My Take: How Erotophobia on Screen was a Catalyst for Me to Make Change
– The Light Leaks, thelightleaks.com