Lawmakers Assail NIH Funding for Sexual-Arousal Conference
Byline: Robert Stacy McCain, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The National Institutes of Health continues to fund sex studies despite protests from members of Congress who say projects such as paying women to watch pornography take taxpayer dollars away from potentially lifesaving research.
The critics' latest target of outrage: $26,000 in federal funds for a conference on sexual arousal next month at the Kinsey Institute in Bloomington, Ind.
Discussion topics will "include the relationship ... between sexual motivation and arousal," and development of "guidelines for ... measurement of sexual response," the conference organizer wrote in his grant application.…
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Publication information: Article title: Lawmakers Assail NIH Funding for Sexual-Arousal Conference. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: June 24, 2003. Page number: A05. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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