Alfred Kinsey Impact On Society

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The biggest contributions that Alfred Kinsey made to the field of sex research, were for homosexuality and bringing it into public discussion [1], defending women as sexual and social equals [2], and reporting statistical data instead of personal observations [3]. He was one of the first to conceptualize sexuality as a continuum, where homosexuality and heterosexuality are not distinctly separate [4]. Although Kinsey was a pushing force of the sexual revolution, he was highly critiqued for exposing practices that were considered perverted, and stating them to be commonplace. Some such acts are now seen as cultural norms in North America, such as masturbation, premarital sex, and homosexuality. However other aspects of his research have major
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