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Kinsey reports

The first large-scale studies of human sexual behaviour. The reports, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) by Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin, and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953) by the same authors and Paul H. Gebhard, had a profound effect on public and private attitudes to sex and helped to overcome repressive taboos about open discussion on the subject.
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(28.) "Our Opinions--The Kinsey Report," editorial, Chicago Defender, August 29, 1953.
"Human Sexuality," the Monsignor stated, is "a kind of Kinsey Report for Catholics; its aim is the overturning of traditional Catholic morality.
The Kinsey Report into male sexual behaviour was published in 1948 and caused a media storm.
While the film explores how this research into sex and sexuality with The Kinsey Report paved the way for the sexual revolution of the 1960s, it also reveals how the happily married academic - his screen wife is the Oscar-nominated Laura Linney - was also bisexual.
It was put into the hands of legal radicals like Morris Ernst, an advocate for the new sexual order, who handled revolutionary cases in his war against the American legal order." In Ernst's 1948 book American Sexual Behavior and the Kinsey Report, Kinsey colleague Robert Dickinson claimed that "virtually every page of the Kinsey Report touches on some section of the legal code ...
Our "Kinsey Report" is the City University of NewYork study showing that a fast-growing 14.1 percent of Americans list their religious preference as "none." (2) If you wield this figure cavalierly it seems to say that forty million American men, women, and children don't believe in God.
The British mobile telephony operator Vodafone describes the Mc Kinsey report as confused and expresses surprise at its recommendation of a regulatory solution, based on the belief that regulators can anticipate and command market corrections.
We might have a group of fifty people, and we would always talk about an issue out of chapter 5 of the Kinsey report. Somebody would raise his hand and say, "You know, I've got a cousin in Duluth." It was always a cousin in Duluth or Horners Corners.
Mencken said when the Kinsey Report came out in 1948: It just confirmed what he had always suspected, that everybody lies about his sex life.
Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, which became known as the Kinsey report, dropped like an 800-page bomb into American culture in 1948.