Medicine: Behavior, After Kinsey

In the 15 weeks since its publication, Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male has risen nearly to the top of the bestseller list. (The publishing trade calls it "the least-read bestseller.") Its popularity shows that many a U.S. grownup is just as curious about sex as adolescents are. What else does it show? The American Social Hygiene Association (organized 35 years ago to "advocate the highest standards of public and private morals," combat prostitution and venereal disease, promote sex education) wanted to find out. Last week the association spent...

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