When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Garbage
Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Where the Hell Is Birth Control for Men?
For years, headlines have promised birth control for cis men is just around the corner. The truth is more complicated.
Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works
New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant make an enzyme that breaks down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Why We Should Stop Using the Phrase 'Women's Health'
It ignores all the other people—with or without a uterus—who have reproductive health needs.
Meera Shah, MD
This Week in Science
Does How You Look Determine Your Personality?
This week in science: the difference between men and women's brains as they get older, how your appearance influences your personality, and how birth control could affect the way women read facial expressions.
This Tiny Patch Could Give You a Month's Birth Control in Seconds
Georgia Institute of Technology scientists have invented a microneedle patch that only needs to be briefly pressed against the skin to deliver a contraceptive drug.
This Week in Science
Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To
Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
How to Share the Burden of Birth Control With Your Partner
If it takes two to get pregnant, shouldn't it take two to prevent it?
'Comics About Companionship and Self-Care,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth
Tara Booth beautifully illustrates all the perks and lonely bits of being alone on a Saturday night.
From Coca-Cola Douching to Crocodile Dung, Illustrating History’s Shocking Contraception Methods
8 colorful illustrations by Sarah Alinia Ziazi illustrate our cultural misconceptions.
Dad Sues Woman For Lying About Birth Control, Canadian Court Says ‘Nah’
The father’s case was shot down due to the fact that he had consented to having unprotected sex.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
We’re One Step Closer to the Male Contraceptive Pill
Researchers have developed a new compound that removes a sperm's ability to swim.