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Alfred Kinsey


Who is Alfred Kinsey?

Alfred Kinsey: Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, also known as the Kinsey Reports, as well as the Kinsey scale. Kinsey's research on human sexuality, foundational to the field of sexology, provoked controversy in the 1940s and 1950s. His work has influenced social and cultural values in the United States, as well as internationally.


Alfred Kinsey a.k.a. Scientist is a fictional character from the 2004 film Kinsey.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Society (2009)

by Jodi O'Brien

Alfred Kinsey. In J. K. Davidson, Sr., & N. B. Moore (Eds.), Speaking of sexuality ( 2nd ed., pp. 14–22). Los Angeles: Roxbury. Kinsey, A. C., Pomeroy, W. B., & Martin, C. E. (1948). Sexual behavior in the human male. Philadelphia: Saunders .

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 4 Volume Set (2016)

by Constance L. Shehan

Alfred Kinsey and the Kinsey Report: Historical Overview and Lasting Contributions.” Journal of Sex Research, 35(2): 127–31.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures (2013)

by George Haggerty

Alfred Kinsey was an American zoologist ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Eisenhower Era (2008)

by Burton I. Kaufman, Diane Kaufman

Alfred Kinsey was born and raised in New Jersey.

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

by Indiana sociologist Alfred Kinsey¦ revealed the true extent and variety of American sexual activity on the ...

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The only unnatural sex act is that which you cannot perform. (Alfred Kinsey)
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