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Module I: Research Collections from the Kinsey Institute Library & Special Collections
Sex & Sexuality covers a broad range of topics and is drawn from leading archives around the world. Module I focuses on sexology and the work of sex researchers, combining advice sought by members of the public with the corresponding answers, thoughts on research proposals and work sent by academics and medical professionals to the Kinsey Institute. It also includes pamphlets and flyers from various organizations and advocacy groups, discussions surrounding sexual behaviors, and the corpus of donated work from researchers looking at specific areas – for example Alice Field, who worked specifically on sex offenders in New York and young girls remanded for prostitution in the wayward minors court.
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Module II: Self-Expression, Community and Identity
The second module of Sex & Sexuality is focused upon the lived experiences of individuals from across the spectrum of human sexuality, including heterosexual and LGBTQI+ experiences, at different times in history – specifically from the nineteenth century up to the present day. It also covers the criminalization of sexuality; both in terms of sex work but also the relentless prosecution and persecution of, mostly men, for "homosexual acts". Flashpoints in LGBT history such as the Stonewall riots and the resulting movements for change and grass-roots activism that we are still experiencing today are also represented within these documents. There is coverage on the establishment of Pride parades which were an act of social defiance at the time, as well as interviews with patients and public consciousness-raising efforts from the devastating HIV/AIDs crisis.
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