Megan Gilron (she | they) is a creative multipotentialite living, learning, and working on the unceded, ancestral, traditional, and occupied lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Watuth), Stó:lō, Shíshálh (Sechelt) and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nations of the Coast Salish peoples, colonially known as Vancouver, BC. Megan is an Intimacy Coordinator, Costumer, Sexual Health Educator, and Youth Facilitator.
She holds a BFA in Theatre Production Design (with a focus in Costume Design) from the University of British Columbia, leading to their first career as a theatre costume designer. In recent years, she has joined the Hollywood North film and television industry as a Costumer for IATSE 891 (set, breakdown, prep, background). Credits include Travelers, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow season 3, Disney’s The Descendants 3 and Siren season 2.
On a parallel trajectory, they have also built up a self-directed career as a Sex Educator and Youth Facilitator, pursuing courses and certifications to enrich their wealth of knowledge. She has privately trained in the Bodysex Method with Betty Dodson PhD, as well as Barbara Carrellas and Jaiya Ma. Megan is a certified Mental Health First Aider and regularly attends summits and conferences in the sex education field, including the Sexual Health Educators Certification with Options for Sexual Health.
She utilizes these certifications and training when she leads workshops and talks about sexuality, communication, consent, and assertiveness for Safeteen International. Safeteen is a violence prevention program focused on creating a healthy dialogue with young people around assertiveness, boundaries and consent, communication, conflict resolution, social media safety, and self-care all across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
In a cumulation of all things Megan loves and is passionate about, Megan is an Intimacy Coordinator for recorded media. Their training includes workshops and courses with Intimacy Directors’ International (now Intimacy Coordinators and Directors- IDC) and Theatrical Intimacy Education. She is a co-chair and commmittee member of the National Society of Intimacy Professionals -- a non-profit organization where like-minded individuals can pursue accreditation in intimacy direction and coordination across North Turtle Island -- and is an Intimacy Coordinator with Principal Intimacy Professionals.