Alfred Kinsey becomes interested in studying sexuality and gives his first lecture on the subject at Indiana University. The Society for Human Rights gets word of his lecture and manages to convince him to be the director of the Institute for Sex Research at the University of Chicago. Kinsey accepts the new position and leaves Indiana University.
Senator Joseph McCarthy makes a speech in Wheeling, West Virginia claiming he has a list of members of the Communist Party in the State Department with intent to bring Communism to America. He also claims that there are "sexual perverts" that wish to recruit children into their lifestyle.
The leadership within the Society for Human Rights breaks down with a number of members wanting to change the direction of the organization. The Society for Human Rights splinters into small, disorganized groups.