How HBO Is Changing Sex Scenes Forever

In the wake of #MeToo, the network hired an intimacy coordinator to make the filming of sex scenes on ‘The Deuce’ safe for all. Now, they’re doing it for every show and movie they produce

Beverly Hills, CA — July 26:(L-R) Michelle Maclaren, executive producer James Franco, executive producer David Simon, producer Maggie Gyllenhaal, executive producer George Pelecanos and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. of ‘The Deuce’ speak onstage during the HBO portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Last spring, Emily Meade was getting ready to act out oral sex in front of a crew of…

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