Sexuality research center opens in San Francisco
February 06 2004 12:00 AM ET
The first urban research center in the United States devoted to the study of sexuality opened on January 30 in San Francisco, GayHealth.com reports. The Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality, funded by the Ford Foundation and operated as part of the Human Sexuality Studies Program at San Francisco State University, aims to fill a void in U.S. research on sexual health, education, and rights.
"Sexuality does not develop in a vacuum and is about much more than one's body and sexual acts," said Deborah Tolman, director and founder of the center. "Our research on sexuality will give people the latest and most accurate information on sexuality so they can make choices that are better for themselves and better for society." The center is already studying how television affects adolescent sexual activity, and plans are under way for studies on racism among gay men and domestic violence.
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