Kinsey Institute: Untold Stories presents artworks and points of view largely excluded from mainstream sex culture. This exhibition provides a platform for stories, perspectives, and voices long marginalized by society to finally be heard.
Many of the works in the Kinsey Institue's art, artifact, and photography collections come from a heteronormative perspective that reinforces traditional gender roles, objectifies femininity and the female body, and presents a narrow view of masculinity and the male body. The truth of society is far more diverse, and we see changes in Western culture beginning to reflect the diversity of present-day perspectives and liver experiences.
The Kinsey Institute's collection is unique in its ability to illustrate the vast and complex spectrum of human sexuality across time. We are honored to present a range of sexual identities and expressions in this exhibition that, despite having lived on then on the outskirts of Western society for centuries, have not only survived but thrived.