When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Bin
Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
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.
This Plant-Based Birth Control Could Work for Men—and Replace Plan B
Scientists say they've discovered a way to prevent sperm from burrowing into eggs, and it's totally non-hormonal.
The Rush to Get an IUD in America Is Very Real
Since election day, women's health clinics have been squeezed to keep up with the demand for long-acting reversible contraception devices, like IUDs.
The Canadian Politician Who Killed the Tampon Tax Wants to Make Birth Control Free
Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen is setting her sights on the high cost of birth control after removing the federal tax on tampons last year.
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.
Just to Be Clear, Saying You’re On the Pill Does Not Mean Consent
What we can learn from the rape case against New Zealand cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn who took "I'm on the pill" for "let's fuck."
Your Facebook Baby Posts Make Me Want Kids Less
The highlight of your day is witnessing a tiny human burp for the first time. I'll pass.
Want an HD Home Video of Your Sperm? The Future Is Coming
Checking out your little swimmers might not solve your infertility problems, but it's a good start.
Talking to a Veterinarian Putting Victoria’s Koalas on Birth Control
"Too many koalas" sounds like an adorable problem to have, but in fact a population explosion has resulted in many dying of starvation.
The Drop in Teen Pregnancy is a Mystery
Teen pregnancy rates have hit a record low in the US, according to new research. Access to birth control and better sex education have clearly contributed to the trend—but that's not the whole story.
Not Too Long Ago, Frogs Were Used As Pregnancy Tests
And other fascinating facts I learned during my visit to Vienna's Abortion Museum.