The Independent: Women were lied to about the pill because a man wanted to please the Pope – what el se are we not being told?

Women were lied to about the pill because a man wanted to please the Pope – what else are we not being told?
The Independent

Women on the contraceptive pill know how they’re meant to take it: every day for three weeks of the month with a break so we can bleed. Or, we thought we knew. As it turns out, the reason we’ve been told to stop taking the pill for a week each month is because one of the men working on the drug when it came out 60 years ago was a Catholic and wanted the Pope’s approval. He thought he’d get the Pope on board with oral contraceptives if it could mimic a woman’s natural cycle, still making her Read the full story

Shared from Apple News

Advertisements

Tell me what you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s