Indiana University has appointed Sue Carter, a pioneering leader in the field of behavioral neuroendocrinology, as 6th director of The Kinsey Institute, effective November 1. Welcome, Dr. Carter!
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 »
The John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology supports graduate students whose scholarly work would benefit from the use of library and archival materials at The Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. Applications are due by December 29, 2014. Application & information here »
The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants program confers up to four $1000 sexuality research grants to emerging scholars and seeks to fund significant and innovative research that deals with human sexuality. Applications are due by November 16th. Application & information here »
Appearing in the Grunwald Gallery. The photographs in this exhibition are a result of a 2011 donation from The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Read more about the donation » A companion show, Beyond Mapplethorpe, is showing in an adjacent gallery.
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.
Undress Me presents vintage photographs of women in lingerie from the KI collection paired with corsets, slips, brassieres, and other articles of clothing on loan from the Sage Collection at Indiana University. The Taste of Seduction examines the rich tradition of linking the enjoyment of food and drink with sex and arousal.
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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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