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Male Contraception

Jun 29, 2016
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Men working for British condom maker Durex show off samples for a promotional campaign in Seoul on June 24, 2008. JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images
Actuality, by Marketplace and Quartz

Male Contraception

Jun 29, 2016
Men working for British condom maker Durex show off samples for a promotional campaign in Seoul on June 24, 2008. JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images
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They said it couldn’t be done: The “male pill.” Actuality asks why men haven’t seen a new reversible contraceptive in centuries—and if we need one. We found out why Big Pharma gave up on a male pill, and meet people who want to make it happen anyway.

Correction: In this episode we refer to The Pill by Jonathan Eig. The correct title of Eig’s book is The Birth of the Pill.

 

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