Kinsey Institute In The News This Week

A while back I signed for Google News updates. This means that anytime the phrases “sexual health,” “Kinsey Institute,” “sexuality,” or “Kinsey” pop up in a news story, I get a daily digest e-mail about it. I think it helps me keep up with current news stories, important political actions on sexuality and sexual health, and things of this nature.

Viagra And Sexual Side Effects Of Antidepressants

Between 40 and 60% of women taking SRIs, a common type of anti-depressants, experience sexual side effects, including loss of arousal, lubrication and orgasm problems. Researchers, including Dr. Julia Heiman of The Kinsey Institute, found that women given Viagra were more likely to report improvement in sexual functioning than those on a placebo.

Q&A: Achieving Female Orgasms During Intercourse

I’m a 22-year-old female, and I’ve never had an orgasm during “standard” sex – only oral. I thought that maybe it was my first partner, but I wasn’t able to achieve it with my second partner either. Is this normal for women?