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Chronicle Article Spotlights New Director Sue Carter
Kinsey Director Dr. Sue Carter is the subject of an interview published in the latest Chronicle of Higher Eduction. The article looks at Dr. Carter's past research, and her vision for The Kinsey Institute under her direction.

Spring Art Shows Open January 23
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.

London Exhibit Features Kinsey Collection
The Wellcome Trust's "Institute of Sexology" features over 200 objects spanning art, rare archival material, erotica, film and photography, including materials about Alfred Kinsey and from the Kinsey Institute Collections. The show runs through 9/20/2015. Visit the exhibit webpage here »

Research Suggests Postmenopausal Women with Young Children May Suffer Less Symptoms
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.

Fall 2014 Edition of Kinsey Today Newsletter Available Online
Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit, research on menopause, new books, student grant applications  and more »

Kinsey Institute Welcomes New Affiliate Faculty
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.

New Study Released on Single Parents & Dating
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.

New Study on Orgasm Rates Compares Genders & Orientation
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.

SCAM ALERT: Fake Studies Listed on CraigsList
We have been contacted by several people about ads appearing on CraigsList claiming to be for studies run by The Kinsey Institute. This is NOT a legitimate Kinsey Institute study. If you run across this ad, please flag it and report it to CraigsList. We strongly suggest you do NOT contact the advertisers or provide them with any personal information. If you ever have a question about a Kinsey Institute study, you can contact us at, or find study listings on our website at

New Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Program
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.

KI Presents Podcasts Available on iTunes and IU Podcast
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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