Kim is Professor of Sociology at Eastern Connecticut State University. Her teaching and research focus on social movements and sexualities. She is particularly interested in the LGBT movement, LGBT issues, and the opposing forces (i.e. antigay Christian Right). She is author of The Struggle Over Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Rights (Routledge, 2005) and numerous articles. She has just begun a new project on constructions of family and networking decisions amongst parents whose children were conceived using unknown donors and are biological siblings.