Skip to comments.A Promising Male Birth Control Trial Is Finally Happening, But Some Women Are Furious
Posted on 12/06/2018 5:52:47 PM PST by servo1969
A large clinical trial launched this week will test a new, gel-based form of male birth control, Gizmodo reported Friday.
If it proves safe and effective, the gel could finally expand the very short list of contraceptive options that can be utilised by men.
"Many women cannot use hormonal contraception and male contraceptive methods are limited to vasectomy and condoms," study investigator Diana Blithe, said in a statement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is funding the trial.
"A safe, highly effective and reversible method of male contraception would fill an important public health need."
The gel, applied to the back and shoulders once daily, contains a combination of a progestin compound and testosterone that is absorbed through the skin.
The progestin reduces sperm production to "low or nonexistent levels," the NIH statement said, while the testosterone will work to maintain normal sex drive and other functions that require the hormone. The researchers plan to enroll 420 couples in the trial, the statement added.
Y'all don't understand how angry I am about this, fine to prod us with needles and implants and alter our hormones every day but first male birth control and it's a simple and convenient GEL, I'm outta here https://t.co/mSdSg7Togj
- seagal (@lucybadlose) December 3, 2018
Well... Ive had no shortage of painfully inserted IUDs dislodge and stab my uterus, but yes, lets invent a birth control GEL for men. #maleprivilege
- Dr. Kehaulani Watson @hehawaiiau Dec 2
Male birth control is going to be rubbing a gel on your shoulders?! Nah yall can swallow a pill every single night, get injections & implants like the rest of us.
- Erin Charles @ercharles15
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Yo! Dr Kekeulani! Yer a freakin Dr!
The gals are furious that they don’t get the back rubs.
The levels of entitlement, resentment, and rage are bizarre.
All over something they have no control over.
Leftists are born angry.
There is quite a bit of research to confirm that.
Slathering yourself with hormones. What could possibly go wrong?
Sounds like a great way to get testicular shrinkage.
Our girly men will become even more girly like.
Great for society. /sarcasm
women expressed frustration, saying that a gel applied to the skin seems far more convenient than some of the birth control options currently available to women.
Great. Just what the world needs. More ways to make vice less risky and advance the demographic suicide of the West all at the same time.
Well shirt stains for one. Wonder if it smells?
I don't know about the rest of you guys, but that seems a long ways from the important equipment that needs to be affected by the gel.
Women will bitch about anything.
By far the best form of birth control in the past 30 years is feminism.
Confusing. What, exactly, do big boobs have to do with contraception?
These types of women, are incredibly mean spirited.
I’m sure I could say worse, but don’t want to get banned.
They are angry that a male contraceptive doesn’t cause certain problems that women have with some birth control techniques??? Really??? This sets them off??? They want the men in their lives to experience difficulties???
With such attitudes, these women won’t have to worry in any way about any birth control device used by either sex, if you get my drift.
You would think that family concerns or existential questions would form the core critique of this birth control.
Yet instead it’s the more Marxian question of WHOSE birth control is unjustly comfortable, whose is easier, who is unjustly enriched.
” The gals are furious that they dont get the back rubs.”
They would be happy with that and that’s all.
And being the one with the physical consequences, I would rather take that responsibility.
I am thankful my ex was my only partner and that my cycle was so predictable that knowing when "not to" worked.
There are a lot of very screwed up women out there. Such hatred. Such bitterness. They need to be the victim. In everything. All the time.
Maybe they should pause and ask themselves WHY they are so angry (HINT: Feminism has messed up almost everything in the world).
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