This poster argues that the Kinsey(s) classified, documented, described, and preserved human sexualities—and in doing so, created them
This presentation examines the print, research, and book history of what the Sexual Revolution meant to those living through it. Utilizing previously-unpublished sexological, psychological, and sociological research, I argue that the Sexual Revolution was a revolution of newspaper, magazine, journal, radio and television—not a revolution that touched the lives of the Silent Majority that elected Richard Nixon.
I created the theme and site design of this Omeka for the Kinsey Institute, as well as doing a number of transcripts. The project is run by IUB’s Gender Studies Department, along with the Kinsey Institute Library
The rapid change in legal rights of same-sex couples to marry, from state laws to the Supreme Court decision in 2015, sparked an increase in legal commitments among LGBTQ+ couples. Many couples never expected to be able to legally marry in their lifetime.
I presented on the history of porn studies, particularly focusing on the relationship between Steven Marcus and the Kinsey Institute.