Exploring sexuality, relationships,
and well-being

For 75 years, the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University has been the trusted source for scientific knowledge and research on critical issues in sexuality, gender, and reproduction.

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Our research

Learn more about the science-based discoveries—both past and present—that reveal the complexity of sexuality and relationships.

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Our collections

Search our site and online catalog to discover art, artifacts, publications, and anthropological resources that document the stories of our common humanity.

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Acting Director Dr. Justin Garcia

From Executive Director, Dr. Justin Garcia

Today’s Kinsey Institute is a dynamic interdisciplinary research center and archival collection, world-renowned for research, historical preservation, and education programs exploring sex, sexuality, relationships, and well-being. We welcome you to join us in the discovery of the unknown as we continue to advance knowledge and change the world for the better.

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In the Media

"Can We Fall Out of Love?" New York Times, April 19. (Reprinted in Economic Times [India], May 2.)

Sex survey: 39% of people who had never used sex toys before the pandemic now do." Yahoo News (Yahoo.com), April 19.

Why You Get Butterflies In Your Stomach When Falling In Love." Shape, April 14.

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Events

April 1-December  Bettina Rheims: Everything All At Once
McCalla School, Bloomington

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Sexuality and intimate relationships are essential to our individual and collective well-being. Your support will help the Kinsey Institute advance research and education in the science of love, sexuality, gender, and sexual health, and give a diverse field of researchers the resources they need to make new discoveries.

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