The results also call into question the Kinsey Scale, a long-utilized rating scale of sexual attraction developed in part by sex researcher Alfred Kinsey
, Ganna said.
But they get shaken up by Alfred Kinsey
's 1953 study "Sexual Behavior of the Human Female." The second act jumps to the 1960s to show how the women adapted to changing times.
Researcher, Alfred Kinsey
found that up to 19 percent of adults do not engage in sex.
We meet ancient anatomists (Fallopius, Thomas Bartholin); clitoridectomy doctors (from Galen to today's labia surgeons); sexologists (Havelock Ellis, Robert Latou Dickinson, Alfred Kinsey
, William Masters and Virginia Johnson); and feminists (Doris Lessing, Alice Walker, Annie Sprinkle).
Sex researcher Alfred Kinsey
claimed that 10 percent of men were "more or less exclusively homosexual" in 1948. That 10 percent figure was claimed by gay activists in the 1960s as a way to show just how pervasive homosexuality was in the U.S.
US Supreme Court cases, the cultural successes of Playboy magazine, and Alfred Kinsey
's research into human sexuality all opened new ways for Americans to access and understand sexually explicit materials.
His career has spanned more than 30 years with 84 films in total and he has received international recognition for a number of roles including Michael Collins, Alfred Kinsey
and Oskar Schindler in the classic film Schindler's List.
Littauer approaches her research as a historian and utilizes oral histories from archives, governmental studies on sexuality, and written letters to Alfred Kinsey
. The primary sources allow Littauer to illustrate how women's and girls' reorganization of the collective consciousness of sexuality "catalyzed the explicit sexual revolts of the following generation" (174).
Her work builds on that of Alfred Kinsey
and Shere Hite because, unlike other researchers who assume that real women should respond as portrayed in fictional media, they presented a more realistic picture of women's sexuality.
died in the Bloomington hospital on August 25, 1956.
Andrew Cole and Thomas Salek survey contemporaneous newspaper commentaries of Alfred Kinsey
's 1953 book, Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, uncovering a barometer of the cultural discourse on female sexuality in America--one that generally excluded women.