After decades of unrealistic and offputting sex on screen (*cough* Game Of Thrones *cough*) one woman is on a mission to bring authentic and consensual intimacy to our Netflix binges.
You’re eyes haven’t been betraying you, sex on screen has been getting better!
If you’ve watched Sex Education, Normal People or I May Destroy You then you will have enjoyed the work of intimacy co-ordinator Ita O’Brian.
But what exactly is an intimacy coordinator?
“An intimacy co-ordinator is a practitioner that brings open communication and transparency to the intimate content in a process that invites agreement and consent of simulated content, nudity and touch,” Ita told triple j.
Basically she makes sex scenes safe, fun and open for all those involved - and no, you can’t hire her for your regular life (we asked).
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