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Saturday 13 July 2019

Birth Control

Precautionary tales

Is it time for men to start taking the contraceptive pill?

We spent some time thinking about men and their responsibilities and opened up a great discussion that took us first to issues of trust, but quickly to the apathy of a pharmaceutical industry which has shown little interest in investing in alternatives.

Meanwhile, the pill, celebrated as hugely liberating for women in the 1960s, suddenly feels like a bit of a drag for people taking it today.

ThinkIn Podcast: Should men take the pill? (10:13)

Produced and edited by Lindsay Riley
Narrated by Merope Mills

Music: Neutral Bay by Peyruis
Creative Commons – Attribution 3.0 Unported  – CC BY 3.0
Music provided by Music for Creators