Out writers Lauren Morelli and Sara Hess have spoken recently about the realistic sex scenes in Orange is the New Black.
Sex and sexuality is a huge part of the story. Everyone is thinking about it (yearn for it it) and looking to connect, so its very important to get those stories right.
Also watch the below clip form back in the day. Where the whole cast and crew including executive producer Jenji Kohan and author of the original memoir Piper Kerman talked about the importance of race and sexuality in relation to prison life. Race is a really big organising principle in prison especially initially says Piper. If you re a new fish and you’re white then the white women will come forward and get you what you need and, if you re black then the black women… and the Latino women.