Illustration: Lia Kantrowitz. The future is here, and it's not what we thought it would be. But screw flying cars and hoverboards—where is our legit birth control? I remember reading Brave New World for the first time and picturing Lenina and Fanny Crowne prancing around the exercise lawn after dosing themselves with soma and completing the Malthusian Drill.
Male Birth Control Is Here! It's Safe, Cheap, and Lasts for a Decade
Effective male contraception has been in the works for years—it just hasn't reached us yet. Too good to be true? Maybe not. A novel birth control method has already been in use for nearly 15 years, and the results are extraordinary. Sujoy Guha. Eight years is an underestimate—the procedure is meant to last for upwards of a decade, though it can be reversed at any time.
The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can't We Use It?
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