In 2017, during the Kinsey Institute’s 70th anniversary year, faculty and staff at the Kinsey Institute suggested a memorial to honor Dr. Kinsey for his founding of the Institute and the groundbreaking research he conducted with a multi-disciplinary team to illuminate the diversity of human sexuality. This fall, that dream will come to life with… Read more »
Monogamy has long been a hallmark of American social norms and viewed as the pinnacle of relationships. However, over the past decade in particular, attention has been gathering on alternative forms of romantic and sexual relationships. Television entertainment featuring polygamy and wife-swapping and celebrities revealing their alternative domestic arrangements in high-profile media stories have piqued… Read more »
Today we are highlighting an archival collection at the Kinsey Institute and its donor: Dr. Joanne E. Passet, Professor Emerita of History at Indiana University East. Dr. Passet has spent her career recovering the lost history of lesbian artists, academics, and activists, and celebrating their contributions to American culture and society.
This spring, the Kinsey Institute is partnering with Iceberg Projects in Chicago to present the first exhibition of a rare folio of erotic drawings by English artist Austin Osman Spare titled Psychopathia Sexualis.
The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University is pleased to name Dr. Charlene Muehlenhard as the recipient of the 2022 Alfred C. Kinsey Distinguished Researcher Award, which honors renowned scientists and academics who shape our understanding of human sexuality through their sex research.