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Seminar 1 Theory/Theorist Essay Daniel Burdziak Baker College
Dr. Alfred Kinsey was the foremost researcher on the subject of sex in his day, and his works are still used today. Dr. Kinsey began researching sex in 1938, and continued to do so until his death in 1956 (“The Kinsey Institute,” 2016). Dr. Kinsey and his research team used an interviewing model on over 18,000 people in order to gain information on activities such as masturbation, homosexual sex, and premarital or extramarital sex (“American Sex Portrait,” 2016). It was written that Kinsey’s work is still one-of-a-kind because through today only a handful of researchers have tried to match his depth, and scale (“American Sex Portrait,” 2016). Kinsey’s work contributed to the advancement of our understanding of human sexuality not only at the time of development, but even today because it was bold and it brought the subject of sex to the forefront of everyone’s mind. He was able to use his research, and interviews in such a way as to give statistics on sexual orientation, as well as percentages for adulterous behavior. It is

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