birth control

Why not?

That's the base question we can start from. "Why not?" There doesn't seem to be any good reason why some magical pill or metal rod we shove in our arms doesn't already exist in some capacity, but that's facts. Male birth control, on the same level as female birth control, is not a thing.

Surgically, there are options, sure. But ask any man under 40 to get the procedure done and you would not believe the swiftness of which they'll change the subject.

People have a lot of thoughts on this. Let's listen.

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Most of us, at one time or another, have been in the awkward position of having to decline a family member’s request for help. But for one woman on Reddit, the situation got downright creepy when she declined her sister’s request to be a surrogate mother for her. The Original Poster (OP), who goes by […] More
Sex-Ed Teachers Share The Craziest Questions They've Ever Been Asked
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Sex is never an easy topic to broach. Even when you're in a relationship. So one can only imagine what it's like to discuss the birds and the bees with teenagers or youth in general. That discussion can be just as excruciating as chatting about it with granny. But kids have to be educated and boy do they have thoughts on the matter. Better to learn through class than online though.

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In a recent tweet which has now, thankfully, been deleted, podcast host @MissBriaJanay suggested a variety of "natural birth control options" women could use if they didn't have access to standard contraceptives.

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A New Male Birth Control Inspired By Bar Cocktails Is On Its Way—Because, Sure.
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Could a cocktail have inspired the newest form of birth control? It sounds silly, but the methodology holds up.

Male birth control has been the subject of rigorous research the past several years. As the idea of men sharing responsibility in preventing unwanted pregnancies gains traction, new possibilities have opened up.

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