This spring, we unveiled a new item in the Special Collections that preserves and celebrates the LGBTQ+ history in our local Bloomington community: the Bullwinkle’s mural.
A recent study by Kinsey Institute researchers and colleagues compared the sex lives of lesbian women and heterosexual women to better understand differences in sexual frequency and sexual satisfaction. Although lesbian women had sex less frequently and those in longterm relationships reported a steeper decline in sexual frequency than heterosexual women, more lesbian women reported… 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.
Dr. Amanda Gesselman has been awarded an SSRC Covid-19 Rapid-Response Grant. These grants provide funding for projects from across the social sciences and related fields that address the social, economic, cultural, psychological, and political impact of Covid-19 in the United States and globally, as well as responses to the pandemic’s wide-ranging effects.
The Kinsey Institute welcomes Dr. Lemuel Watson to our research faculty. Previously Dean of the Indiana University School of Education, Dr. Watson brings over three decades of experience in research, teaching, and advocacy around diversity issues with underrepresented groups, and was also recently appointed Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA) at… Read more »