June 23rd, 1894 – Happy Birthday to Alfred Kinsey

Born on June 23rd, 1894, Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) […]

Symposium Session – Lie Back and Think of England

Lie Back and Think of England: Women’s Health and Sexuality in Victorian England Presented by Gloria Zender & Sally Van Eycke A historical look at some of the attitudes and ideas about women’s sexuality and health at the beginning of the industrial age, from the sexualization of the female form in fashion and advertising, to the diagnosis […]

Disciples of the New Dawn . . . Satire, or Sincere?

On January 7th, 2015 two pictures were added to Facebook that went viral in the Steampunk Community, mostly through many ladies and chaps laughing at them, but click upon the original posting of the image and hundreds of comments spew forth disgust and animosity toward the group that posted them, while some, seemingly from provocative […]

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