Kinsey Institute Newsletter Summer 2022

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Exhibition: Bettina Rheims: Everything All At Once

Aug 5 - Sept 23 Exhibition: Wild Horse Running: The Courageous Journey of Tom Fox

Aug 19 Poster proposal deadline for 75th Anniversary Research Symposium

Aug 26, 6-7:30pm Policing Bodies and Manifesting Justice: Authors Talk

Aug 31, 7pm Movie: Swing Vote with Q&A

Sept 6-7 75th Anniversary Research Symposium

75th Anniversary Research Symposium

Join us in Bloomington September 6-7 for research highlights and a celebration of 75 years of sex research.

The Courageous Journey of Tom Fox

This series of iconic photos shares the history of IU alum Tom Fox and the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Kinsey-Kelley Center for Gender Equity in Business

The new center will address social issues in the workplace, including gender inequity, sexual violence, and sexual harassmsnt.

Spotlight on the Art of Bettina Rheims

Rheims captured the humanity and beauty of gender nonconforming individuals in the 1980s and 1990s.

Call for Posters - Research Symposium

Topics in sex, sexuality, relationships, gender, or reproduction. Students & independent scholars welcome. Deadline August 19th.

Recent Research & Publications

Bennett-Brown, M., Adams, O.R., Campbell, J.T.,Moscovici, Z., and Gesselman, A.N. (2022). Chronic Vulvovaginal Pain in Patients of Color: Benefits of Partner Supportiveness in Relation to Sexual Dissatisfaction and Distress. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19, 3975. DOI:10.3390/ijerph19073975

Blumenstock, S.M. and Barber, J.S. (2022). Hormonal Contraception Use and Sexual Frequency across Young Women’s Intimate Relationships. The Journal of Sex Research.DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2022.2059649

Carver, D. N. and Peterson, Z.D. (2022) Couples with infertility and the desire to conceive: examining the association between discrepancies in the desire to conceive and relationship and sexual satisfaction. Sexual and Relationship Therapy. DOI: 10.1080/14681994.2022.2058481

Frederick, D.A., Gordon, A.R., Cook-Cottone, C.P., Brady, J.P., Reynolds, T.A., Alley, J., Garcia, et al. (2022). Demographic and sociocultural predictors of sexuality-related body image and sexual frequency: The U.S. Body Project I. Body Image, 41, 109-127. DOI:10.1016/j.bodyim.2022.01.010

Morton, L., Cogan, N., Kolacz, J., Calderwood, C., Nikolic, M., Bacon, T., Pathe, E., Williams, D., & Porges, S. W. (2022). A new measure of feeling safe: Developing psychometric properties of the Neuroception of Psychological Safety Scale (NPSS). Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. DOI:10.1037/tra0001313

Selected Media

"As monkeypox spreads, is Indiana prepared for an outbreak?" WFYI (PBS), July 29.

"What Is a Foot Fetish? Everything to Know, to Love, and to Lick." Glamour, July 21.

"A new measure of psychological safety for patients." Science Daily, July 20.

"What’s The Deal with Baby Talk in Relationships?", July 5.



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