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Study: Emoji Use Associated with More Dating and Sex
Using emojis more often with potential partners was associated with having more dates and more sexual behavior over the past year.

Study: Sexual Orientation and Differences in HIV cognitions
Participants who identified as heterosexual were more likely to have higher HIV status avoidance scores and lower HIV infection-control belief scores than those who identified as sexual minorities.

Research Blog: Most Of Us Have A Romantic 'Type'
Studies revealed similarities in both personality and physical traits among participants current and former partners - suggesting we do indeed seek out a type in our romantic relationships.

Study: Single Bisexual Men and Women
The study examines how single bisexual men and women perceive acceptance of themselves in the LGBTQ community.

Institute news

Kinsey Institute Receives $2 Million Gift
The Kinsey Institute Bicentennial Endowed Chair will support existing research, pilot studies, and new partnerships with IU schools and departments.

Kinsey Institute Receives $260,000 Gift from Dillon Fund
This gift benefits the Kinsey Institute Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC) and the Library and Special Collections.

Justin Garcia Named Acting Executive Director
Dr. Garcia, current research director, has been named to succeed current director Dr. C. Sue Carter, who is stepping down on June 30.

Just Married Project Featured on IU Podcast
Jennifer Bass and Stephanie Sanders talk about the Just Married:Stories from the Heartland Project and the history of marriage equality in Indiana on the Through the Gates podcast. Available on SoundCloud.

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