Kinsey Is #1 According To Playboy Magazine

This year Playboy Magazine, perhaps the most well-recognized pornography magazine in the nation, celebrated their 55th anniversary with a special issue of the magazine featuring the “55 Most Important People in Sex.” Topping the list as the #1 most influential person in sex from the past 55 years is none other than Alfred Kinsey.

The Bloomington Source: Kinsey-Related Interviews

The Indiana University School of Journalism offers students  a good deal of hands-on practice interviewing campus and community members and writing articles for their classes. The Kinsey Institute was recently featured in their online publication, The Bloomington Source, including several interviews.

Correct Condom Use Video

The American Social Health Association has an animation up on their website depicting correct condom use and researchers at The Kinsey Institute are also delving more deeply into condom use errors.

Defining Masculinity: New Research

A new study has been published that explores the link between male masculinity and sexuality, particularly in regard to erectile dysfunction. The researchers interviewed men around the globe to explains how they define their masculinity.

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.

The G-Shot: A New Kind of Party

A plastic surgeon in Los Angeles has developed a type of surgery that he claims enhances a woman’s G-spot. Known as the G-Shot, it is a collagen injection designed to swell up the G-spot, which is supposed to create more pleasure during sexual activity. An injection of the G-Shot can last up to four months, so patients must keep coming back if they want to keep getting the results they’ve had. At $1,850 a pop, that can add up.

Erection Loss and Reluctance To Use Condoms

A study conducted by researchers here at The Kinsey Institute reveals that men are less likely to use condoms when they report an erection loss while using the condoms. So if a man has erection difficulties while he's wearing a condom, he's more likely to ditch the whole condom idea entirely and not use protection.