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Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
http://www.kinseyinstitute.org
This site includes the history of the Kinsey Institute -- which Kinsey founded in 1947 as the Institute for Sex Research -- along with information about its library, public outreach, research, and educational programs.

St. Louis Walk of Fame: Masters & Johnson
http://www.stlouiswalkoffame.org/inductees/masters-johnson.html
A citation for famous St. Louis sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson includes a brief account of their work.

Wikipedia: Sexual Revolution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_revolution
The Wikipedia -- an encyclopedia collaboratively created by its users -- provides a lengthy and informative, if somewhat scattered, history of the sexual revolution, placing Kinsey's work in context.

Supreme Court Opinions
http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/supreme.html
Use the citation numbers below to call up the full text of Supreme Court decisions since 1893, including:

  • Memoirs v. Massachusetts, 383 U.S. 413 (1966) -- Overturned state obscenity laws.
  • Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) -- Legalized abortion.
  • Bowers v. Hardwick, 478 U.S. 186 (1986) -- Upheld state sodomy laws.
  • Lawrence et al v. Texas (2003) -- Overturned state sodomy laws.

Fox Searchlight: Kinsey
http://www2.foxsearchlight.com/kinsey/site/
Visit the Web site of the 2004 Hollywood feature film, Kinsey.

American Experience: The Pill
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/
Explore the history and science of the medical intervention that has affected women's health, sexual practices, and reproduction worldwide since 1960.

American Experience: Miss America
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/missamerica/
Learn about the pageant that became a barometer for the changing status of women in America over the course of the twentieth century.

American Experience: Tupperware!
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/tupperware/
Take a light-hearted look at a mid-twentieth century business phenomenon that impacted American women at the same time as Kinsey's revolutionary reports.

Web Sites | Books and Articles

American Law Institute. Model Penal Code. Philadelphia: American Law Institute, 1955 and 1962.

Boyle, T. C. The Inner Circle. New York: Viking, 2004.

Christenson, Cornelia V. Kinsey: A Biography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1971.

Duberman, Martin. Cures: A Gay Man's Odyssey New York: Westview Press, 1991.

Ericksen, Julia A. with Sally A. Steffen. Kiss and Tell: Surveying Sex in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999.

Gagnon, John, and William Simon. Sexual Deviance. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan. Sex: The Measure of All Things: A Life of Alfred C. Kinsey. London: Chatto & Windus, 1998.

Hite, Shere. The Hite Report: A Nationwide Survey on Female Sexuality. New York: Macmillan, 1976.

Jones, James H. Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life. New York: Norton, 1997.

Kinsey, Alfred C. An Introduction to Biology. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1926.

----. The Gall Wasp Genus Cynips: A Study in the Origin of Species. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1930.

----. The Origin of Higher Categories in Cynips. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1936.

----, et al. Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1948.

----, et al. Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1953.

Laumann, Edward O., et al. The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Laumann, Edward O., and Robert T. Michael, eds. Sex, Love, and Health in America: Private Choices and Public Policies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Masters, William H., and Virginia E. Johnson. Human Sexual Response. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966.

----. Human Sexual Inadequacy. Boston: Little, Brown, 1970.

Pomeroy, Wardell B. Dr. Kinsey and the Institute for Sex Research. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.

Robinson, Paul. The Modernization of Sex: Havelock Ellis, Alfred Kinsey, William Masters and Virginia Johnson New York: Harper Row, 1976.

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