Director of Curriculum
Mx. Chels Morgan, CSE (pronouns: they/them/xe/xem) is an Afro-Latinx, Neurodivergent, and
Queer sexuality and justice educator, cultural competency specialist, and intimacy director &
coordinator. Their work as an intimacy director & coordinator specializes in topics of BDSM &
Kink, LGBTQ+ intimacy, non-monogamy, and scenes of non-consent. They are specifically
focused on how the work can serve to provide better representation and more equitable resources
for members of the global majority in media.
Chels is an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator (CSE) as well as a Certified Holistic
Sexuality Educator (CHSE) via the Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment (ISEE)
and has additional training in Sexual Harassment Prevention with the State of Illinois; Bystander
Intervention, Conflict De-escalation, Workplace Harassment Intervention, and Implicit Bias
awareness with Right to Be (formerly Hollaback!). Xe is guided by the intersectional, disability
justice and transformative justice frameworks developed by black women and black trans
scholars who have come before xem. Chelsey is also certified by the ANTE UP! Virtual
Freedom Professional Development School for Justice Workers in the history, implementation,
and troubleshooting of various justice frameworks related to the sexuality field and has also
completed a Transformative Justice & Community Safety self-study led by Spring Up.
Currently, Chels is working as the Digital Organizer for the National Queer & Trans Therapist of
Color Network (NQTTCN) and is currently pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in Film and
Television Production from Loyola Marymount University with a specialization in Directing
Fiction (as of 2022). They have an extensive background in film, television, theater, dance and
circus, working as a writer, director, videographer and overall creative producer for performance.
Overall, Chels' career focus is to spread narratives of radical humanity and radical self-
compassion, and to curate justice-centered and emboldening spaces on screen, on stage and in
their communities through media.