Exposed (2013) reveals a secret world where cutting-edge performers are taking hold of a taboo art form, Burlesque, and driving it to extremes that most people have never seen. Free, tickets required. Thursday, Feb 5 at 7pm. Filmmaker Beth B will be present at the screening, and will also present a lecture on Friday, Feb 6 at 3 pm.
Two new exhibits open in the Kinsey Gallery on January 23rd: Hold That Pose examines erotic imagery in 19th-century photography, and Secret Impressions explores the mass production of erotica prior to the invention of the camera. Both shows run January 23 - April 3, with an opening reception on Friday, January 23rd.
Artists 18 years & older creating artworks that explore sex, gender, eroticism, reproduction, romantic relationships, are welcome to apply. Application deadline is February 15, 2015.
A new study has found that the multicultural tradition of grandmothering might help some women temper their hot flashes and night sweats during menopause. Read more in this Kinsey Today article.
Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit, research on menopause, new books, student grant applications and more »
We are pleased to welcome several new affiliated faculty this fall: Dr. Silvia Bigatti and Dr. Kathryn Coe of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI; Dr. Kristen Mark, Director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab at University of Kentucky; and Dr. Paul Wright of The Media School at IU Bloomington.
KI researcher Dr. Justin Garcia is part of a team who have released a new study on "Dating and Sexual Behavior Among Single Parents of
Young Children in the United States." Available online at The Journal for Sex Research.
A new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine co-authored by Justin Garcia, Kim Wallen, Elisabeth Lloyd and Helen Fisher analyzes singles data to uncover differences in sexual outcomes. Among the findings: men of all orientations report the highest rates of orgasm, followed by lesbian women, heterosexual women, and bisexual women.
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The Kinsey Institute and IU Dean of Students office at Indiana University will collaborate to develop a Sexual Assault Prevention Program for the Bloomington campus.
Researchers Justin Garcia, Leslie Fasone and Carol McCord will work with IU students to gather information about the prevalence of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and victimization incidents on campus. This project is supported by a grant from the Women's Philanthropy Fund at Indiana University.
You can now find all the "KI Presents: Conversations with Sex Researchers" podcasts through the iTunes store, or through the Indiana University podcast service, IU Podcasts. Search for "kinsey institute" or "kinsey institute presents."
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