Exploring sexuality, relationships,
and well-being

For more than 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

"Episode 220: The Medicalization of Sex" The Sex and Psychology Podcast, September 1, 2023.

"Episode 219: It's Time to Build a Better Condom" The Sex and Psychology Podcast, August 29, 2023.

"New study uncovers attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination status in romantic relationships." PsyPpost.com, August 10.

"Put ‘Great Sex’ on Your Vacation To-Do List." Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2023.

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September 21  Author Event: Rachel Gross
Morgenstern Books, 7pm

September 22  Kinsey Institute Lecture Series: Rachel Gross
328 Lindley Hall, 12pm

Kinsey Institute Historical Exhibition
WEAM, Miami, Florida

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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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