For more than 70 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.Learn about our mission
New studies investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our romantic & sexual lives, marital health and family planning decisions, mental health and safety, and coping and resilience.Read more
Learn more about the science-based discoveries—both past and present—that reveal the complexity of sexuality and relationships.Read more
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.Learn more
"How Coronavirus Is Changing the Dating Game for the Better." New York Times, May 7.
"Talking physical and mental health with the Kinsey Institute's Gregory Lewis." On Topic podcast, May 2.
"Does Sex Really Boost Your Immune System?" HuffingtonPost.com, April 26.
May 8th, Noon Edition: Domestic Violence and the COVID Pandemic
Recording available online.
May 21st, Curious City After Dark: Sex, Dating And Connection During Quarantine
9:00-10:00pm ET / 8:00-9:00pm CT
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