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As Cupid takes aim this week, a look at how sex and sexuality are handled—and mishandled—on-screen. Kurt Andersen speaks with Slate’s Jeffrey Bloomer on depictions of first-time sex. Intimacy-scene consultant Alicia Rodis describes how she helps actors who are virtual strangers seem like they are deeply and lustily in love during sex scenes. Desiree Akhavan’s TV show, The Bisexual, takes on what she sees as an anti-bisexual bias, a bias she demonstrates with clips from shows including Sex and the City and Orange Is the New Black. Plus, a look back at how Reality Bites, which hit theaters 25 years ago this week, helped channel the Gen X zeitgeist.