Medicine: Kinsey Revisited

Of all the novel notions advanced by the late Dr. Alfred Kinsey, few were more startling than his contention that sexual frigidity is no longer any great problem for U.S. women. In his best-selling Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, based on interviews with 5.940 women, Kinsey came up with figures indicating that 66% of all U.S. married women experienced orgasm in sexual relations with their husbands at least half the time. Fortnight ago, at a meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Kinsey's happy conclusion came under heavy fire.

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