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Upcoming Events

Ben Parchem, PhD

Faculty Research Presentation

Benjamin Parchem, PhD, presents:

"Who is comfortable asking the police for help?: Patterns among 8th-grade youth across sexual, gender, and racial identities and history of suicidality"

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 
Noon-1:00 p.m.  

Register (in person)

Register (Zoom)


Dr. Justin Garcia

Sex Science Happy Hour

The Eli Coleman Institute for Sexual and Gender Health invites you to Sex Science Happy Hour, with world-class answers to your questions about sex. Join your host, sex and relationship expert Dr. Kristen Mark, as she brings the science to your sex questions.

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 

Time: 7:00-8:00 P.M. 

Arbeiter Brewing Co., 3038 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Our next Sex Science Happy Hour features special guest, Dr. Justin Garcia. 


ISGH In the News

Greater numbers of younger people got permanent contraception after Dobbs decision, study finds (Kristen Mark, PhD, MPH, quoted)

MPR News Minnesota Now: Mar. 7, 2024  (Jamie Feldman, MD, PhD, quoted)

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Science, the Script, the Human Right (Kristen Mark, PhD, MPH, quoted) 

Evidence Undermines 'Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria' Claims (Greta Bauer, PhD, MPH, quote)

Governor Walz received recognition for statewide policies on sexual and gender health (Greta Bauer, PhD, MPH, quoted) 


From 'American Pie' to Pornhub: A Brief History of the MILF (Kristen Mark, PhD, MPH, quoted)


Attachment anxieties strengthen the connection between boredom proneness and excessive sexual behavior (Ryan Rahm-Knigge, PhD, and Eli Coleman, PhD, quoted)

Is your birth control messing with your sex life? Experts explain (Kristen Mark, PhD, MPH, quoted)

Bridging the Gap Between Community and Self (G. Nic Rider, PhD, LP, quoted)