Jonathan Eig’s “The Birth of the Pill”

In October, author Jonathan Eig published a book that took a left field from his previous non-fiction works on Lou Gehrig, Al Capone, and Jackie Robinson. That book, “The Birth of the Pill,” chronicles four main “characters” that revolutionized how women—and people in general—started to think about their reproductive choices, specifically giving women more protection and control over their own … Read More

Men On The Pill

“Take the pill if you don’t want to get pregnant” is a message that women have been receiving for decades. Some women feel it is unfair that they alone shoulder the burden of preventing pregnancy. Men, of course, can do their part to prevent unwanted pregnancies by wearing a condom or taking the less common and more extreme measure of … Read More