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Research Blog: PRIDE PRIMER
For Pride Month, a series of blog posts explaining sex and gender terms, highlighting obstacles facing the LGBTQIA+ community, and celebrating human sexual diversity

Research Blog: Having Sex Can Make People Feel Happier and More Purposeful
In a study in the journal Emotion, people reported that they feel happier and find more meaning in life on days when they have sex.

Announcing the 2019 Money Fellows
Their research includes black female sexual culture, black masculinity & performance, the avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger, and sex ambiguities in the history of sex science.

Research Briefs: Winter 2019
A selection of recent and significant publications from Kinsey Institute researchers and staff.

Introducing the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium
This new Kinsey Institute initiative will be directed by Distinguished University Scientist Dr. Stephen Porges.

Institute news

Justin Garcia Named Acting Executive Director
Dr. Garcia, current research director, has been named to succeed current director Dr. C. Sue Carter, who is stepping down on June 30.

Just Married Project Featured on IU Podcast
Jennifer Bass and Stephanie Sanders talk about the Just Married:Stories from the Heartland Project and the history of marriage equality in Indiana on the Through the Gates podcast. Available on SoundCloud.

Winner of Inaugural Alfred C. Kinsey Distinguished Researcher Award
Dr. Janet Shipley Hyde is a respected leader and researcher in sexual science and gender studies.

Staff Updates Spring 2019
Welcome Cate Racek, our new grants specialist.

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