Rosalyn Sternberg

Rosalyn Sternberg

is an intern at the Kinsey Institute and a contributor to Kinsey Confidential. She is a senior at the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Gender and Women's Studies.

Recent Posts by Rosalyn:

  • Understanding Sexual Fetishes And Paraphilias

    From pathologizing fetishes to advocating that we ban the word, psychiatrists don't always agree on the role of sexual fetishes in human sexuality.

  • Interactive E-Book Samples Bawdy U.S. History

    Dorothee E. Kocks's "Such Were My Temptations" investigates the United States' first sexual revolution- the one that started in the 1760s.

  • Defense Against Violence At Your Fingertips In New App

    With one in five college women experiencing sexual assault, 'Circle of 6' app developers saw the need for innovative prevention methods.

  • Size Matters: Perceptions Of Penis Size And Condom Use

    Men may be criticized for worrying too much about size. However, penis size and shape can have real effects on sexual health.

  • Marriage Inequality As A Public Health Issue

    Research shows that getting married comes with health benefits. Many doctors believe that legalizing same-sex marriage would be a good step for public health.

  • 50 Shades Of Gender, Power And Sex

    What the "first mainstream erotic novel" can tell us about desire and gender in literature.

  • Tattoos Make Lasting Impression In “Ephemeral Ink” Art Show

    The Kinsey Institute gallery's latest installation, "Ephemeral Ink," showcases works related to tattoos from the Institute's permanent collection.

  • A Way To Go In Expanding HIV Testing Access

    Efforts to make HIV testing more accessible need to consider privacy, cost and health knowledge.

  • What They’re Reading: Rosalyn Sternberg

    Book recommendations from experts in the fields of sexuality, gender, health, science and relationships.

  • Don’t Forget About Race In LGBT Activism

    Guestblogger Lucas McKeever from the graduate School of Information Science at the University of Illinois blogs about silence and prejudice in social movements.

  • Breast Intentions: The Complex Reality of Implants

    Breast augmentation is the most common form of plastic surgery in the United States.

  • IUDs: The Facts Of The Matter

    Kinsey Institute intern Rosalyn Sternberg discusses a new study demonstrating the effectiveness of IUDs.

  • Hooking Up With Alcohol: Initiative Or Excuse

    KC Guest Blogger Aliza Saraco-Polner discusses the complex ways that alcohol can inform sexual decision-making.