Feminism, gender norms and cellphone etiquette part of this year’s ‘Singles in America’ study

We may not agree on what feminism means; but whatever their definition, singles view feminism and changing gender norms positively, according to this year’s “Singles in America” study. “Match’s annual ‘Singles in America’ study has once again uncovered some remarkable new trends — including men’s overwhelmingly positive view of feminism and feminists, in the boardroom […]

New survey looks at attitudes, behaviors and challenges of LGBTQ singles

A new survey by Match.com and Justin Garcia, a Ruth Halls assistant professor of gender studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and research scientist at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, looks at the evolving attitudes, behaviors and challenges of the single LGBTQ population. The new LGBTQ in America study is an expansion of […]

Has virginity lost its virtue? Kinsey study finds adults who wait to have sex are stigmatized

When it comes to sex, the message historically has been it is better to wait. But how long is too long to wait to have sex? A recent study by researchers at the Kinsey Institute titled “Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Relationship Stigma Associated with Being a Sexually Inexperienced Adult,” found that people who wait to […]

The secret to scoring a second date? Sushi and politics

Getting up the nerve to ask someone out on a first date can be tough. But how do you create an experience that leads to a second date and potentially a lifelong romance? According to this year’s Singles in America study from Match.com, sushi, political discourse and an after-dinner drink can help singles score that […]

The legacy of Paul Gebhard

Post courtesy of IU Communications colleague, Milana Katic: When I was asked to film Paul Gebhard in August 2014, I wasn’t fully aware of the unique opportunity I had been given. Like me, most people wouldn’t recognize his name right off the bat. However, everyone seems to know the name of his former employer and […]