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The Truth About Male Birth Control

Where the hell is it?
VICE Staff
3.27.19
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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
3.21.19
Science

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
5.16.17
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
2.14.17
Broadly

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
2.7.17
birth control

Rhesus Monkeys Took Male Birth Control And They’re Just Fine

It's another step towards creating a male contraceptive for humans.
Madison Margolin
2.7.17
Holy Shit

The Male Birth Control Shot Now Works in Monkeys

Guess whose scrotums are next?
Susan Rinkunas
2.7.17
Broadly

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
10.28.16
birth control

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
3.31.16
Health

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
3.15.16
Science

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
10.2.15
LadyBits on Motherboard

The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can't We Use It?

After 30 years, the male birth control shot finally has momentum in the US.
Arikia Millikan
4.1.15
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