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The Truth About Male Birth Control

Where the hell is it?
VICE Staff
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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.
Marie Solis
Leila Ettachfini

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.
Gabby Bess
Wait For It...

After a 40 Year Battle, Is Male Birth Control Finally Coming?

Meet the man who never gave up on bringing it to market.
Sohini Chattopadhyay

Monkeys Pave the Way for Male Birth Control

Researchers found the non-hormonal contraceptive Vasalgel to be effective in preventing conception among monkeys during a trial that lasted over one year.
Kimberly Lawson
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Rhesus Monkeys Took Male Birth Control And They’re Just Fine

It's another step towards creating a male contraceptive for humans.
Madison Margolin
Holy Shit

The Male Birth Control Shot Now Works in Monkeys

Guess whose scrotums are next?
Susan Rinkunas

Men Abandon Groundbreaking Study on Male Birth Control, Citing 'Mood Changes'

Researchers have found a method of male birth control with a 96 percent success rate—but their study had to end early after 20 participants dropped out because of side effects like mood swings and acne.
Sarah Hagi

Proposed Male Birth Control Options Include Below-the-Belt Injections and a 'Clean Sheets Pill'

A treatment called Vasalgel uses a polymer injection to block sperm and works like reversible vasectomy, while the drug Gendarussa would be taken a few hours before intercourse to keep targeted muscles from pushing semen forward.
Sydney Lupkin
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Good News, Boys! You Can Soon Have Birth Control Injected into Your Dick

Vasalgel, "the first long-acting, non-hormonal, potentially reversible male contraceptive," is successful in clinical trials with rabbits, according to a new report. A representative from the company says that clinical trials with humans will begin in...
Diana Tourjée

The Male Birth Control Pill Is About to Come (So Your Boyfriend Can, Too)

We spoke to the researcher who has been trying to develop the ever-elusive solution to contraception for men for 10 years.
Gabby Bess

Mice Sperm Pave the Way for Male Birth Control Pill

New research out of Osaka suggests a male birth control pill may be closer than we thought—no scary needles required.
Lauren Oyler