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Sex Science Happy Hour

The Eli Coleman Institute for Sexual and Gender Health invites you to Sex Science Happy Hour, where we share 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 burning sex questions.

Date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 P.M.

550 Vandalia Street #165 
St. Paul, MN 55114

Our next Sex Science Happy Hour is co-sponsored by Smitten Kitten and will take place at PAIKKA, featuring special guest Dr. Emily Nagoski. Register today (tickets are required and limited).


Faculty Research Presentation

Shari Brightly-Brown, PhD (they/them)

"Does Positive Intersectional Identity Help BIPOC LGBTQ+ People Cope with Discrimination?"

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2024 
Noon-1:00 p.m.  

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ISGH In the News

The Sexual Response Cycle: What Happens to Our Bodies During Sex (Kristen Mark, PhD, MPH, quoted)

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)