Seasonale And Lybrel Are No More "Unnatural" Than Old School Contraceptives

In the Fall issue of Ms. »11/11/08 4:00pm11/11/08 4:00pm, Ann Friedman gets the real story behind Seasonale and Lybrel, the pills that allow women to menstruate only four times a year or not at all, respectively. Some opponents of these kinds of pills have argued that not having a period is "unnatural," and others say these pills "pathologize"…


Annuale: The Birth Control Pill That Will Grow You A Second Vagina

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Those who are creeped out by Seasonale — the birth control pill that enables women to menstruate just four times a year — will enjoy this parody from last night's SNL. It's a commercial for Annuale, the pill for women who only want to bleed once a year and don't mind side effects that include… »2/24/08 3:00pm2/24/08 3:00pm