About Mx. Morgan

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

Personally, I identify as pansexual, polyamorous, and non-binary. I am Black. I am Dominican. I reside in Chicago, IL on the native land of the Kiikaapoi.

Professionally, I am a trauma-informed, holistic sex educator, mental health advocate, writer, and media maker (and occasionally a stage manager, aerial rigger, consumer, and comic book fan).

Education and Training


In progress

Holistic Sex Education

Currently undergoing certification in Holistic Sexuality Education from the Institute of Sexuality Education and Enlightenment (ISEE).

Intimacy Coordination

Currently undergoing certification in Intimacy Coordination for Film and Television from Intimacy Directors and Coordinators and Intimacy Coordinators of Color.


completed

B.A. from Emerson College

I received my Bachelor’s of Arts in Media Arts Production with a concentration in Writing and Producing for Television with a minor in Human Sexuality in 2018.

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.

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.

Bystander Intervention

Trained 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.


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